Final Exam by Pauline W. Chen

Final Exam

byPauline W. Chen

Kobo ebook | January 9, 2007

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A brilliant transplant surgeon brings compassion and narrative drama to the fearful reality that every doctor must face: the inevitability of mortality.

When Pauline Chen began medical school, she dreamed of saving lives. What she could not predict was how much death would be a part of her work. Almost immediately, she found herself wrestling with medicine’s most profound paradox–that a profession premised on caring for the ill also systematically depersonalizes dying. Final Exam follows Chen over the course of her education and practice as she struggles to reconcile the lessons of her training with her innate sense of empathy and humanity. A superb addition to the best medical literature of our time.


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Title:Final ExamFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:January 9, 2007Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing GroupLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0307267288

ISBN - 13:9780307267283

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