The Doctor Will See You Now: Essays on the Changing Practice of Medicine

Version: Unabridged
Author: Cory Franklin
Narrator: Jonathan Yen
Genres: Essays & Anthologies, Medicine
Publisher: Tantor Audio
Published In: April 2018
# of Units: 6 CDs
Length: 8 hours, 38 minutes
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Overview

Is it smart to skip your annual physical? Should you put your trust in medical research? Is "low T" an actual disease? This book will examine these questions and more you've always wondered about in a collection of fifty essays on the practice of medicine. The Doctor Will See You Now is a quirky and eclectic collection of short essays that explore evolving patient-physician relationship and reporting on medicine; famous doctors and notorious patients; surprising hospital practices and the future of healthcare; medical research, ethics, drugs, and money; and the brave new world of neurology. Author Cory Franklin, MD, spent twenty-five years as the director of intensive care at Cook County Hospital in Chicago. Here he brings listeners into his office to discuss the realities behind the way the practice of medicine is changing today.

Author Details

Author Details

Franklin, Cory

Cory Franklin, MD, spent twenty-five years as the director of intensive care at Cook County Hospital in Chicago. He is an editorial board contributor to the Chicago Tribune and the author of Chicago Flashbulbs. His work has been published in several publications, including the New York Times.