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The making of a surgeon [by] William A. Nolen.

[1st ed.].. New York, Random House [1970] .
ISBN , 0394434471, 9780394434476

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Subjects Chirurgiens -- Minnesota -- Litchfield -- Biographies.
General Surgery -- History.
Minnesota -- Litchfield.
Nolen, William A., 1928-
Nolen, William A., 1928-1986.
Surgeons -- Minnesota -- Litchfield -- Biography.
Description xvi, 269 pages 22 cm
Copyright Date [1970]
Summary Through a description of his own training, the author gives a picture of how surgeons work, think and feel. he reveals how surgeons make mistakes and tells what they do, about them, and also explains what the practical value of research really is and what makes a great surgeon.
Contents Bellevue: breaking in -- The first appendectomy -- Patients and patience -- To err is human -- All about nurses -- Broken bones -- Strange problems -- Blood -- Pathology: six months in the death house -- Assistant resident: one step up -- Life on the outside -- Surgical research? -- T.B. -- Heart surgery: the early days -- North Shore: private vs. public -- First assistant resident: next to the top -- Death -- Mutual lack of admiration -- The O.R. team -- Dr. Stevens -- Chief resident: the final responsibility -- Decisions -- The making of a surgeon -- A last good-bye.
Genre Biography.
Geographic Area Minnesota
Network Numbers (OCoLC)104324
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Nolen, William A., 1928-1986.
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