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Confessions of a surgeon : the good, the bad, and the complicated-- : life behind the O.R. doors

Author: Paul Ruggieri
Publisher: New York : Berkley Books, [2012] ©2012
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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In this book, Dr. Ruggieri opens the operating room doors and unlocks the secrets of the inscrutable place where lives are saved and lost. Here, he exposes an occupation that is valiant, sometimes suspect, and largely misunderstood.
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Genre/Form: Autobiography
Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Ruggieri, Paul, 1959-
Confessions of a surgeon.
(DLC) 2011038205
(OCoLC)727703479
Named Person: Paul Ruggieri; Paul Ruggieri; Paul Ruggieri; Paul Ruggieri
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Ruggieri
ISBN: 9781101554043 1101554045
OCLC Number: 859200798
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 256 pages)
Contents: Introduction --
The making of a surgeon --
Are surgeons human? --
First, try not to harm --
The white coat code of silence --
Get out of my operating room --
Surgeons hate surprises --
This won't hurt a bit --
Patients are the best teachers --
Thoughts on death and lawsuits --
Will your surgeon be there?
Responsibility: Paul A. Ruggieri.

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As an active surgeon and former department chairman, Dr Paul A Ruggieri has seen the good, the bad, and the ugly of his profession. This title uncovers the truth about the abusive, exhaustive  Read more...

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