A Not Entirely Benign Procedure

A Not Entirely Benign Procedure

Four Years As A Medical Student

Format
Paperback
Price
$19.00
 
  • Paperback
  • ISBN 9780452272583
  • 288 Pages
  • Plume

Overview

Fascinating…Klass writes with wit, intelligence, and a great deal of insight.”—The New York Times Book Review.

Table of Contents

Introduction

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

Conclusion—Baby Doctor

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