Treatment Kind and Fair
Letters to a Young Doctor annotated edition
By (author) Perri Klass
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Treatment Kind and Fair by Perri Klass
Book DescriptionThis work provides a glimpse inside the doctor's mind for aspiring physicians, medical buffs, and anyone who's ever been a patient. If you get completely wrapped up in the drama of "E.R." or "House", or sit in the surgery wondering what's really going on in your doctor's head, then this book is for you. Expertise versus commonsense practice; moral judgments on young patients or their parents; asking tough questions; death and physician-assisted suicide; daily life with a doctor's job (yours or a family member's); doctors as patients - Klass addresses the primary issues in the life of any doctor and, by extension, the lives of those for whom they care. Ranging broadly in subject matter, these brief, intellectual primers to life are a stimulating read for anyone who wants to experience the insights, wisdom and advice of today's leading minds.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780465037773
(204mm x 127mm x 24mm)
Imprint: Basic Books
Publisher: The Perseus Books Group
Publish Date: 5-Jul-2007
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Perri Klass
Second Impact, Paperback / softback (August 2014)
When Jerry Downing, star quarterback in a small football town, gets a second chance after his drunk driving had serious consequences, Carla Jensen, ace reporter for the school newspaper, invites him to join her in writing a blog, mainly about sports.
Treatment Kind and Fair, Paperback (September 2008)
Offers a glimpse inside the doctor's mind for aspiring physicians, medical buffs, and those who have ever been a patient. This book addresses the primary issues in the life of any doctor and, by extension, the lives of those for whom they care including: expertise versus commonsense practice, and moral judgments on young patients or their parents.
Mystery of Breathing, Paperback / softback (July 2005)» View all books by Perri Klass
This page-turning drama explores highly contemporary ethical dilemmas inside the competitive world of emergency medicine. Maggie Claymore is a brilliant neonatal physician at the top of her game and the height of her career when she falls prey to an anonymous hate note campaign designed to destroy her reputation.
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Author Biography - Perri Klass
Dr Perri Klass is a writer, teacher, paediatrician, and mentor. In her frequent contributions to the New York Times, she takes on a host of issues particular to the life of a doctor - secrecy, ethics, fear, grief, and competition - with a warmth and wit her readers have come to love. Now, in the newest addition to Basic's Art of Mentoring Series, she offers her guidance, and her stories, to a new generation of doctors and readers.
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