No Apparent Distress: A Doctor's Coming of Age on the Front Lines of American Medicine

No Apparent Distress: A Doctor's Coming of Age on the Front Lines of American Medicine

by Rachel Pearson MD


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ISBN-13: 9780393355857
Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date: 07/10/2018
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 272
Sales rank: 81,318
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Rachel Pearson, MD, PhD, is a resident physician who also holds a PhD from the Institute for the Medical Humanities. Her writing has appeared in Scientific American, the Guardian, the
Texas Observer, and the New York Times Book Review.

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No Apparent Distress: A Doctor's Coming-of-Age on the Front Lines of American Medicine 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Ben69 More than 1 year ago
Read it in 3 days and have recommended it to 5 people including my personal physician who went to UTMB for his training also. The author refers to two conditions that I have had. Scoliosis which I still have and osteomyelitis for which I was cured. I am glad to see these get mentioned The majority of the book deals with pointing out the chasm between those who have access to decent health care and those looking at financial ruin. It's not a clinical study of the battle being raged in Congress about Obamacare but rather vignettes of both sides that the Doctor has personally experienced, Highly recommended to those who have no medical knowledge but want to understand what the clowns in Washington are dealing with so poorly. It's not a technical book full of jargon but one that deals with the subject in a humane and thoughtful manner.