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Treatment Kind and Fair: Letters to a Young Doctor

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If youâve ever gotten wrapped up in the arcana of E.R.â or House,â or been absorbed by a piece in The New Yorker by Gawande, Groopman, or Nuland, or sat on that exam table wondering whatâs really going on in your doctorâs head, then this book is for you.Expertise versus commonsense practice; moral judgments on young patients or their parents; asking tough questions; death
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ebook, 257 pages
Published May 10th 2014 by Basic Books (AZ) (first published June 11th 2007)
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Perri Klass is a pediatrician who writes fiction and non-fiction. She writes about children and families, about medicine, about food and travel, and about knitting. Her newest book is a novel, The Mercy Rule, and the book before that was a work of non-fiction, Treatment Kind and Fair: Letters to a Young Doctor, written in the form of letters to her older son as he starts medical school.
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