Originally posted by The Mysterious Stranger
I'm currently reading "The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat" by Oliver Sacks (the author of Awakenings). Anyhow, this book chronicles different case studies Sacks encountered as a neurologist. I don't know if it's exactly what you are looking for (if you want a more general book about the medical field), but I find the book very entertaining.
Originally posted by Forensic Chick
"House of God" by Samuel Shem, M.D. Great book outlining the trials and tribulations of internship.
think i've got the book ur lookin for, its called "complications " by atul gwande.
Originally posted by phllystyl
RULES OF THE HOUSE OF GOD #4:
THERE IS NO BODY CAVITY THAT CANT BE REACHED BY A #14 NEEDLE AND A GOOD STRONG ARM
Seriously, one of the funniest books I've ever read.