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Tell me the truth : conversations with my patients about life and death

Author: Ranjana Srivastava, (Oncologist)
Publisher: Camberwell, Vic. : Penguin, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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What really happens when someone hears the words, 'You have cancer'? What has preceded it and what comes after? Written with great compassion and honesty, this is a rare view from the other side of the desk. Oncologist Ranjana Srivastava reflects on the very human side of the medical profession - the moral dilemmas, the anxieties, the empathy - and shows us that the best doctors are the ones who keep learning by  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Personal Narratives
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Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ranjana Srivastava, (Oncologist)
ISBN: 9780670074402 0670074403
OCLC Number: 567910597
Description: 308 pages ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Ranjana Srivastava.

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What really happens when someone hears the words, 'You have cancer'? What has preceded it and what comes after? Written with great compassion and honesty, this is a rare view from the other side of the desk. Oncologist Ranjana Srivastava reflects on the very human side of the medical profession - the moral dilemmas, the anxieties, the empathy - and shows us that the best doctors are the ones who keep learning by listening to their patients.

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