The Resource When doctors become patients, Robert Klitzman

When doctors become patients, Robert Klitzman

Label
When doctors become patients
Title
When doctors become patients
Statement of responsibility
Robert Klitzman
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
For many doctors, their role as powerful healer precludes thoughts of ever getting sick themselves. When they do, it initiates a profound shift of awareness-- not only in their sense of their selves, which is invariably bound up with the invincible doctor role, but in the way that they view their patients and the doctor-patient relationship. While some books have been written from first-person perspectives on doctors who get sick-- by Oliver Sacks among them-- and TV shows like House touch on the topic, never has there been a systematic, integrated look at what the experience is like for docto
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
610
Index
index present
LC call number
R727.3
LC item number
.K575 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
When doctors become patients, Robert Klitzman
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 311-322) and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • "Magic white coats": forms of denial and other internal obstacles to becoming a patient -- "The medical self": self-doctoring and choosing doctors -- "Screw-ups" in the system and in care: external obstacles faced in becoming patients -- "They treated me as if I were dead": peripheralization and discrimination -- "Coming out" as patients: disclosures of illness -- Double lens: contrasting views and uses of medical knowledge -- "Being 'strong'": workaholism, burnout, and coping -- "Once a doctor, always a doctor?": retirement -- "Touched by the light": spiritual beliefs and their obstacles -- Us vs. them: treating patients differently -- Improving education: can empathy be taught? -- Conclusions: the professional self
  • "Magic white coats": forms of denial and other internal obstacles to becoming a patient -- "The medical self": self-doctoring and choosing doctors -- "Screw-ups": external obstacles faced in becoming patients -- "They treated me as if I were dead": peripheralization and discrimination -- "Coming out" as patients: disclosures of illness -- Double lens: contrasting views and uses of medical knowledge -- "Being 'strong'": workaholism, burnout, and coping -- "Once a doctor, always a doctor?": retirement -- "Touched by the light": spiritual beliefs and their obstacles -- Us vs. them: treating patients differently -- Improving education: can empathy be taught? -- Conclusions: the professional self
Control code
ocn607555281
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 333 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780199748396
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b36073520
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)607555281
  • pebcs019974839X

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
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