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If you've ever sat on an examination table and wondered what is really going on in your doctor's head, then this book is for you. New York Times contributor and beloved author Perri Klass addresses the primary issues in the life of any doctor and, by extension, the lives of those for whom they care. She explores the moral judgments of doctors, questions of death and physician-assisted suicide, the daily life of a doctor, doctors as patients, and more. Klass offers a fascinating glimpse inside the doctor's office for aspiring physicians and medical buffs. Treatment Kind and Fair is also a must-read for anyone who's ever been a patient.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780465037780
ISBN-10: 046503778X
Format: Paperback
(203mm x 127mm x 15mm)
Pages: 256
Imprint: Basic Books
Publisher: The Perseus Books Group
Publish Date: 4-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Perri Klass

Perri Klass, M.D., is a practicing pediatrician, an acclaimed author, and a prize-winning journalist. Her recent books include Every Mother Is a Daughter with Sheila Solomon Klass, and Quirky Kids: Understanding and Helping Your Child Who Doesn't Fit In with Eileen Costello, M.D. She is the Medical Director of the national literacy program Reach Out and Read, dedicated to promoting literacy as part of pediatric primary care. She is Professor of Journalism and Pediatrics at New York University, and lives in New York City.

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