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Death on the Learning Curve: The Making of a Surgeon 1st Edition
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The book will make you more aware for when you or family members go into the hospital, all the while entertaining you as you read the book.
This review was written by Linda Gardner.
Everyone has to learn and these interns are no different.
This books gives us a little peak at future doctors learning how to treat patients and handle their own emotions and methods of their profession.
This book will keep you interested and will give you a look inside this profession. Scranton does a great job. It is a good read.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
Could not put this book down. Extremely engrossing story of the day to day life of medical interns. I certainly have a new respect for physicians.Published on February 13, 2014 by Faye. M
I really enjoyed this book. Very hard to put down. I felt that I was there every step of the way. Will read this book over again and enjoy it as much as the first time aroundPublished on April 25, 2011 by James Hanson
An exciting read from the scalpel's eye view! This book exposes the human and real side of the physician's/surgeon's learning process. Read morePublished on October 11, 2009 by B Jones
I absolutely loved this book! Whether or not this book was fictional or a semi-autobiographical endeavor, I found myself turning the page for more. Dr. Read morePublished on January 25, 2009 by M. Knudson
I enjoyed this book. It reminded me a lot of "Grey's Anatomy" only it takes place in the early 1970's so it's interesting to see how many things have changed since then (women in... Read morePublished on February 21, 2008 by S. Kennedy
A really excellent book for anyone interested in the medical field. A true insight into doctors in training.Published on January 1, 2008 by Deborah T. Cassidy
The struggles, challenges, and rewards of being a medical intern are realistically and graphically portrayed in Pierce Scranton's "Learning Curve". Read morePublished on December 8, 2007 by James H. Sanders
I lost sleep while reading Death On The Learning Curve! That's because I stayed up until all hours of the night reading it, unable to put it down! Read morePublished on September 29, 2007 by Joyce Allen
Having worked with physicians for 28 years, and a large percentage of those being surgeons, I found this book full of insights I had never really appreciated. Read morePublished on September 22, 2007 by Philip E. Dyer