Authors experiences in the field and on lessons learned this is really a book of case studies The stories included are highly readable and do not always have a Hollywood ending but I really appreciated the way that the doctors treated their patients with heart and respect something that I feel has been lacking in healthcare in my personal experience Not always easy but an interesting read A lovely book The individual stories in this book are exciting and unusual and well worth reading The compassion struggles and tragedies of the two doctors who wrote this book make for an exciting and educational experience it is amazing how much they do. Be alive The stories remind us that the medical profession should be about treating people with the dignity they deserve and that medical miracles don't always involve medicine These doctors find cures solve mysteries and glean many lessons from listening deeply to their patient.
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Makes ou realize how many such stories The Legendary Unicorn you d accumulate being a doctor This is an uplifting book that relates several instances where two doctors relate how much they learned from their patients simply because they took time to listen This book gave me a breather from the negativity in the news I recommend it highly I thoroughly enjoyed this book I could not put it down How heartening to know that these physicians really do care and that they gained something from their encounters with their patients I enjoyed this book than I expected to though it isn t uite what I thought it would be From the description I expected reflection on the. Lawrence Levitt share what they have learned in their manyears as doctors not just from tests and labs but from ears of listening and learning from their patientsThese 16 tales show doctors as human beings flawed and full of doubt wonder and reverence about what it means to.
This is a collection of stories about doctors but not necessarily for doctors In fact some of the language is oddly toned down maybe even over explained Some of the stories are extremely personal often when the family of the doctor themselves are the patients The book starts strong jumping here and there in time pulling anecdotes from their lives and the lives of their patients and unifying them with a theme of the chapter but then by the end it peters out Not the most amazing book I ve ever read like this or even for life lessons but a good book still Wasn t as much about medicine than it was about human relationships Some cool stories. In light of the escalating costs of healthcare in the US and the on going debate about appropriate health insurance reform it's easy to forget about the human side of medicine and the importance of the doctor patient relationship In Uncommon Wisdom neurologists John Castaldo and.