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The Real Life of a Pediatrician

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The first time you have to deliver bad news to a parent. The tenth screaming baby you've seen today. The thousandth time you've stayed just a bit later than your shift, helping one more sick child. Every one of these kids has a story, and so does each doctor who treats them.

Unusual diagnoses. Heartbreaking losses. Triumphant healing. From med student to intern to practicin
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ebook, 208 pages
Published May 26th 2009 by Kaplan (first published May 5th 2009)
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Joaquin Lopez
May 17, 2015 Joaquin Lopez rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This book deserves five stars because it helps the reader understand some things a pediatrician may go through their becoming a doctor. It shows you that some doctors still care about their patients like the doctor in this book. It shows her emotions and all that she is thinking during her pediatric career. This book helped me prove my point and also gave me some things to think about when going into the pediatric field.
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Jul 30, 2010 Kelly rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Quick, interesting but not especially memorable
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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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