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Man's 4th Best Hospital by Samuel Shem

Man’s 4th Best Hospital

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Man's 4th Best Hospital by Samuel Shem
Nov 12, 2019 | ISBN 9781984805362
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“Samuel Shem has challenged generations of doctors in his writing to think deeply about why they chose medicine. His novels illuminate the humanistic core of clinical care, and serve as a bulwark against a system increasingly characterized by avarice and anonymity.”—Jerome Groopman, MD, author of How Doctors Think

“If you want to know why the doctor spends all visit looking at a computer instead of you, and if you want to know how the doctor feels about it, this is the book for you: a mordantly funny tour through modern medicine with a powerful prescription for how to change. “ – Bill McKibben, bestselling author of The End of Nature and Radio Free Vermont.
“As he did in The House of God, Samuel Shem provides a bitter, caustic and overdue update on the cold and bureaucratic world that awaits the sick and the dying if they are lucky enough to be able to afford it.” –Arthur Caplan, professor of Bioethics at New York University Langone Medical Center
“Oh my god! This book is brilliant enough to start a revolution. Dedicated nurses, doctors, and all haters of Electronic Medical Records unite! Together we must heed the Fat Man’s call ‘to put the human back in health care.’”—Theresa Brown, RN, author of the New York Times bestseller The Shift: One Nurse, Twelve Hours, Four Patients’ Lives

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