Treatment Kind and Fair: Letters to a Young Doctor

Treatment Kind and Fair: Letters to a Young Doctor

by Perri Klass
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Treatment Kind and Fair: Letters to a Young Doctor by Perri Klass

If you’ve ever sat on an examination table and wondered what is really going on in your doctor’s head, then this book is for you. New York Times contributor and beloved author Perri Klass addresses the primary issues in the life of any doctor and, by extension, the lives of those for whom they care. She explores the moral judgments of doctors, questions of death and physician-assisted suicide, the daily life of a doctor, doctors as patients, and more. Klass offers a fascinating glimpse inside the doctor’s office for aspiring physicians and medical buffs. Treatment Kind and Fair is also a must-read for anyone who’s ever been a patient.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780465008728
Publisher: Basic Books
Publication date: 08/26/2008
Sold by: Hachette Digital, Inc.
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 367,686
File size: 219 KB

About the Author

Perri Klass, M.D., is a practicing pediatrician, an acclaimed author, and a prize-winning journalist. Her recent books include Every Mother Is a Daughter with Sheila Solomon Klass, and Quirky Kids: Understanding and Helping Your Child Who Doesn't Fit In with Eileen Costello, M.D. She is the Medical Director of the national literacy program Reach Out and Read, dedicated to promoting literacy as part of pediatric primary care. She is Professor of Journalism and Pediatrics at New York University, and lives in New York City.

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Treatment Kind and Fair: Letters to a Young Doctor 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Great insight for an aspiring med student