Chen, a brilliant transplant surgeon, charts her personal and professional rites of passage in dealing with mortality. Focusing on the enormous moral and psychological pressures on doctors, Chen also reports on signs of change within the profession.Chen, a brilliant transplant surgeon, charts her personal and professional rites of passage in dealing with mortality. Focusing on the enormous moral and psychological pressures on doctors, Chen also reports on signs of change within the profession.Read Less
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Final Exam is a captivating book that opens the door into medical school and the inward fight of a surgeon. Chen's honest confessions and frustrations with time and medical policies encourage the reader to fight for a change in the way society handles the dying and death. The audience is people involved in the medical field or striving to be?but anyone can thoroughly enjoy it. She speaks of real life cases and the struggles and difficulties of a being in a profession aiming to cure. Final Exam is a timeless account of something we all have to deal with. It provides insight and sympathy with an issue no one enjoys discussing: death. It?s a quick read?I highly suggest it!
Jul 19, 2007
gives a closer look at end of life issues from the eyes of a medical professional who has to deal with death on a regular basis. in a profession where death is more often seen as a statistic, pauline strives to impart her personal wisdom on this matter, and perhaps to serve a reminder to the rest of the medical profession that death is a process and the needs of the dying patient is as important as that of the living.
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