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What doctors feel : how emotions affect the practice of medicine

Author: Danielle Ofri
Publisher: Boston : Beacon Press, ©2013.0
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"By shedding light on how doctors cope with the stresses and responsibilities of patients, colleagues, lawyers, and their personal lives, she explains why it is important that patients know how emotions influence the way physicians treat their patients both medically and interpersonally. Exploring the full range of human emotion--from the fear of making a fatal mistake to the pride and elation of triumphing over  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Personal Narratives
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ofri, Danielle.
What doctors feel.
Boston : Beacon Press, c2013
(OCoLC)846836852
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Danielle Ofri
ISBN: 9780807073322 0807073326 9780807033302 0807033308
OCLC Number: 809911342
Notes: "Published under the auspices of the Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations"--T.p. verso.
Description: 224 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction : why doctors act that way --
The doctor can't see you now --
Can we build a better doctor? --
Scared witless --
A daily dose of death --
Burning with shame --
The doctor is overwhelmed --
Under the microscope.
Other Titles: How emotions affect the practice of medicine
Responsibility: Danielle Ofri.

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"By shedding light on how doctors cope with the stresses and responsibilities of patients, colleagues, lawyers, and their personal lives, she explains why it is important that patients know how emotions influence the way physicians treat their patients both medically and interpersonally. Exploring the full range of human emotion--from the fear of making a fatal mistake to the pride and elation of triumphing over death, What Doctors Feel allows patients at the other end of the stethoscope to have a good listen to the beat of the emotional life behind the white coat."--Beacon Press.

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