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Second opinions : stories of intuition and choice in the changing world of medicine

Author: Jerome E Groopman
Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Make medical choices for yourself, your family, or friends with greater knowledge and deeper intuition.
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Genre/Form: Popular Works
Case studies
Miscellanea
Personal Narratives
Trivia and miscellanea
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jerome E Groopman
ISBN: 0140298622 9780140298628
OCLC Number: 46593749
Notes: Originally published: New York : Viking Penguin, 2000.
Includes index.
Description: 243 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Our firstborn son --
A clinical enigma --
A routine case of asthma --
From the "Old School" --
Grandpa Max --
Decoding destiny --
Lottery --
Don't just do something--stand there! --
Epilogue : second opinions.
Responsibility: Jerome Groopman.

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Dr. Groopman presents a unique insider's view of today's complex world of medicine through eight gripping clinical dramas. These real-life lessons prepare readers to navigate the uncertain terrain of  Read more...

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"Compelling....Each of the parables in this book...teaches us how medical decisions are made, both wisely and unwisely. They also teach us how to evaluate the medical advice we receive." --The Wall Read more...

 
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