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Title:
Alpha docs : the making of a cardiologist
Author:
Muñoz, Dan, author.
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Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Random House, [2014]
Physical Description:
xx, 231 pages ; 22 cm
Summary:
An Ivy League-educated doctor who interned under famous mentors recounts the first year of his fellowship at Johns Hopkins, sharing stories of patients, families, and practitioners who are inspiring new approaches in the field of cardiology.
Language:
English
Contents:
A life-changing event -- Cardiovascular fellowship : the match process with a twist -- Rotation : cardiac consultation : suddenly, I'm a cardiologist -- Rotation : nuclear medicine, part I : anything "nuclear" sounds impressive -- Distance and perspective : sometimes you have to get away from medicine to see it clearly -- Fellows' case conference : my turn -- Rotation : preventive cardiology, part I : patient, heal thyself -- Rotation : heart failure and heart transplantation, part I : who gets a heart, who doesn't -- Rotation : cardiac intensive care unit, part I : the other Hopkins -- Rotation : electrophysiology : circuit board of the heart -- Rotation : nuclear medicine, part II : a Christmas present -- Rotation : cardiac intensive care unit, part II : there's no such thing as "routine" -- Rotation : heart failure and heart transplantation, part II : as a sort-of veteran -- Rotation : echocardiography, part I : little pictures in a quiet, dark room -- Costa Rica : reflections on what I'll be when I grow up -- Rotation : echocardiography, part II : I get to drive -- Rotation : cardiac catheterization-- interventional cardiology : the closest we get to being surgeons -- Weekend coverage : a virtual two-day rotation -- Rotation : preventive cardiology, part II : working with the guru -- 365 days a fellow : what I learned -- What kind of heart doctor will I be?
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ISBN:
9781400068876
Format :
Book