Fascinating…Klass writes with wit, intelligence, and a great deal of insight.”—The New York Times Book Review.
Table of Contents
THE PRE-CLINICAL YEARS The Living-in-Sin Potluck and Other Tales of the First Year of Medical School A Textbook Pregnancy
THE CLINICAL YEARS The First Time Crying in the Hospital Camels, Zebras, and Fascinomas Learning the Language Macho Tempos The Scrubbed and the Unscrubbed Emergency Room Babytalk Invasions 007s Enough to Make You Sick The Prize in the Cracker Jack Box Stress and Potato Chips Ignorance “Who Knows This Patient?”
ISSUES Power Plays Disasters Past Nurses Baby Poop One in Ten Thousand India When Doctors and Patients Speak Different Languages AIDS Taking Precautions Dying Curing Assess and Advise DNR
PUTTING IT TOGETHER A Weekend in the Life Match Day