New PDF release: The Midnight Meal and Other Essays About Doctors, Patients,

By Jerome Lowenstein M.D., Howard Markel, Alexandra Minna Stern

ISBN-10: 0472030841

ISBN-13: 9780472030842

In this extended variation, an entire health professional and instructor of medication discusses the significance of being a being concerned healthcare professional, specifically now that the focal point of medication is more and more on technological innovation and future health care costs.

With knowledge and compassion, Dr. Jerome Lowenstein tells tales approximately relationships among clinical scholars and their lecturers, physicians and their sufferers. He displays on what medical professionals examine from treating persistent disease; how they reply to sufferers' wishes for reassurance; how they endure the load of treating sufferers with life-threatening or degenerative illness; even if the excellence among conventional and "alternative" clinical remedy is eventually precious or damaging; and plenty of different matters. Dr. Lowenstein's ruminations on humanistic ways to studying and practising drugs may be precious by means of physicians, clinical scholars, and sufferers alike.

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