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Singular Intimacies: Becoming a Doctor at Bellevue

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Publisher Comments:

When Danielle Ofri enters the doors of New York's legendary Bellevue Hospital as a tentative medical student, she is plunged into the teeming world of urban medicine: mysterious illnesses, patients speaking any one of a dozen languages, overworked interns devising audacious strategies to cope with the intensity of a big-city hospital. In a facility where poverty and social strife are as much a part of the pathology as any microbe, it is the medical students and interns who are thrust into the searing intimacy that is the doctor-patient relationship. With each chapter, Ofri introduces us to a new medical crisis and a human being with an intricate and compelling history.

About the Author

Danielle Ofri is an attending physician in the medical clinic at Bellevue and assistant professor of medicine at New York University. She is cofounder and editor- in-chief of the Bellevue Literary Review. Her essays have been published in numerous journals.

Table of Contents

Singular Intimacies Prologue Possessing Her Words

One Drawing Blood

Two AA Battery

Three Stuck

Four Change of Heart

Five July 1st

Six The Professor of Denial

Seven The Burden of Knowledge

Eight In Charge

Nine Time of Death: 3:27 A.M.

Ten Immunity

Eleven Finding the Person

Twelve Positive

Thirteen M and M

Fourteen Intensive Care

Fifteen Merced

Epilogue Possessing Her Words

Acknowledgments

Product Details

ISBN:
9780142004388
Other:
Ofri, Danielle
Publisher:
Penguin Books
Author:
Ofri, Danielle
Subject:
General
Subject:
Essays
Subject:
Education & Training
Subject:
Medical - Physicians
Subject:
Hospital Administration & Care
Subject:
Biography/Medical
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
20040431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
7.88x5.10x.60 in. .42 lbs.

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