How Not to Be a Doctor And Other Essays / Edition 1

How Not to Be a Doctor And Other Essays / Edition 1

by John Launer
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Taylor & Francis

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How Not to Be a Doctor And Other Essays / Edition 1

How Not to be a Doctor and Other Essays offers a collection of entertaining and often poignant essays published originally for the CODA column in QMJ. Author, John Launer writes in an amusing style presenting some of his personal experiences and observations of the medical world. Including essays such as 'The Wrong Trousers' and 'The Professor of Cheese' these essays will be a delight to read for the medical professional and the lay reader alike.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781853157523
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 09/21/2007
Pages: 112
Product dimensions: 5.60(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

1. Stress test
2. Of cheese and choice
3. The wrong trousers
4. Darwin's dangerous idea
5. Personal services
6. How not to be a doctor
7. Modern medicine
8. Plus "a change"
9. Anna O and the ‘talking cure'
10. Breaking the news
11. Cultural nepotism
12. Doing the rounds
13. The descent of man
14. The condition of music
15. The professor of cheese
16. What's in a name?
17. A house divided
18. Seeing double
19. The art of questioning
20. Rhythms of life
21. Interpreting illness
22. Close encounters
23. All doctors are liars
24. Mentioned in passing
25. The National Illness Service
26. All Greek to me
27. It takes two
28. Welsh blood
29. Uniqueness and conformity
30. The refugee's tale
31. Folk illness and medical models
32. Minding the body
33. Escaping the loop
34. Dr Scrooge's casebook
35. Yellow nose sign
36. The itch
37. Impaled on the invisible
38. Fathers and sons
39. The medics of Myddfai
40. Let's talk about sex
41. Dialogue and diagnosis
42. Bigger picture, lighter touch
43. Diaspora and coincidence
44. Careers advice
45. Mysteries of the male
46. Crusades and mirages
47. Weasel words
48. The enduring asylum
49. Do not disturb
50. Burning your relatives

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