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Midnight Meal and Other Essays about Doctors, Patients, and Medicine

ISBN-10: 0300068166

ISBN-13: 9780300068160

Edition: 1997

Authors: Jerome Lowenstein

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Book details

List price: $35.00
Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 3/27/1997
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 144
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

Professor of Medicine, New York University School of Medicine.

Preface
Acknowledgments
The Midnight Meal
The Biomolecular Revolution
Can You Teach Compassion?
Coughs, Clouds, and Ice
Treating Chronic Illness
Patients as Teachers
Reassurance and the Warning on the Label
Defending the Common Cold
Asymmetry
On Drawing Blood
The Vital Signs
The Dummy and the Standardized Patient
Holding the Blood Gas Report
The Narrative Instinct
The Whole Truth...?
AIDS
A Marriage Without Divorce
Shaky Evidence
A Critical Incident
The Homeless Man on Morning Rounds
Numbers, Numbers
Alternative Medicine
Bellevue Hospital
Afterword
Notes
Index