Treatment Kind and Fair: Letters to a Young Doctor
Genre: Collection (Essays)
- Aull, Felice
- Date of entry: Oct-10-2007
Part of a series, "Letters to a Young . . . [fill in the career]," this collection of essays by pediatrician-author Perri Klass is addressed to her son Orlando during the recent period when he was applying to medical school. The essays follow a chronological sequence, beginning with the decision to apply to medical school, the first two years of medical school, learning how to examine and talk to patients, residency training, physicians as patients, making mistakes, grappling with the most fundamental human issues in medicine, and the mingling of professional work and life.
There are selected references at the end of the book.
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