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Title:
Intern : a doctor's initiation
Author:
Jauhar, Sandeep, 1968-
Personal Author:
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2008.
Physical Description:
xvi, 299 pages ; 24 cm
Summary:
Jauhar recounts his days and nights in residency at a busy hospital in New York City, a trial that led him to question the quality of medical care today. His beautifully written memoir explains that modern medicine can be a humane science after all.
Language:
English
Contents:
Escape -- Phase transition -- Medical school -- Bogus doctor -- On call -- Road trip -- First death -- Heart rhythms -- Customer service -- Falling down -- Psychotherapy -- Night float -- Hole -- Winter blues -- Difficult patients -- Pride and prejudice -- Informed consent -- Bloody penguins -- Code leader -- Gentle surprises -- Fellowship.
Personal Subject:
ISBN:
9780374146597
Format :
Book