Genetic Rounds: A Doctor's Encounters in the Field that

Genetic Rounds: A Doctor's Encounters in the Field that Revolutionized Medicine Renowned pediatrician and author Dr Robert Marion, whose bestselling book The Intern Blues is revered by doctors of all ages, offers a powerful and moving account of his experiences in modern genetics His gripping stories illuminate a cutting edge field of impossible moral complexities and incredible scientific breakthroughs that draw him deep into the lives of his patients and their families when they need him the most Genetics is a specialty of secrets After thirty years as a pediatric geneticist in New York City, Dr Robert Marion knows things about his patients that their friends, their families, and even they themselves do not Having access to this kind of inside information is at once a terrific honor and a terrible burden It requires Dr Marion to play detective, philosopher, physician, and friend, sometimes all over the course of a single visitIn Genetic Rounds, he tells the surprising true stories of daily life as a clinical geneticist From the girl whose bones break at the lightest touch to the boy who is unable to sweat, Dr Marion imparts the life long lessons he has learned from his most incredible cases He walks us through perplexing medical puzzles that have sharpened his wit and transformed him into a Sherlock Holmes in his field He shares ingenious practical insights that have changed his patients lives And he delves into the moral quandaries through which his patients in turn have changed his life Should he wait until after Christmas to break bad news to a frightened family Should he tell a close friend that his daughter may have a life threatening, previously undiagnosed disease And, most importantly, how can he persevere in a specialty that deals with so much heartbreak The first book of its kind, Genetic Rounds is the story of a remarkable doctor in a field unlike any other With unforgettable candor and compassion, Dr Marion not only explores the human side of medicine he shows what medicine can teach us about being human Genetic Rounds is part medical detective story, part scientific tour de force, and part highly personal and emotional story of a doctor and the children and families who have shaped his career and his life in this fascinating field Perri Klass, MD, author of Treatment Kind and Fair Letters to a Young Doctor From Genetic Rounds I ve learned that in medicine, virtually anything is possible, that no matter how difficult or unlikely a situation might be, with hard work, perseverance, persistence, and the ability to work with people who are brilliant and creative, miracles can happen Praise for The Intern Blues A candid gripping account The New York Times Book Review A thought provoking study of real human beings Booklist An important book for anyone contemplating the long, arduous task of becoming a doctor Library JournalPraise for Learning to Play God Clear, immediate and moving provides as good a feel for the texture of medical training as any I ve read The New York Times Book Review [PDF / Epub] ☉ Book Lover Author Jennifer Kaufman – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk whose bestselling book The Intern Blues is revered by doctors of all ages ★ Secret Delivery / Her 24-Hour Protector PDF / Epub ✪ Author Delores Fossen – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk offers a powerful and moving account of his experiences in modern genetics His gripping stories illuminate a cutting edge field of impossible moral complexities and incredible scientific breakthroughs that draw him deep into the lives of his patients and their families when they need him the most Genetics is a specialty of secrets After thirty years as a pediatric geneticist in New York City ➥ [Epub] ➟ Kholodovs Last Mistress By Kate Hewitt ➯ – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk Dr Robert Marion knows things about his patients that their friends ❮Télécharger❯ ➺ Wicked Sinner (Regency Sinners 7) ✤ Auteur Carole Mortimer – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk their families [KINDLE] ❃ If the Stiletto Fits... ❧ Wendy Etherington – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk and even they themselves do not Having access to this kind of inside information is at once a terrific honor and a terrible burden It requires Dr Marion to play detective [Download] ➺ What Phoebe Wants (Harlequin Flipside, By Cindi Myers – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk philosopher ❮Download❯ ➻ Ruthlessly Royal (Self-Made Millionaires Author Robyn Donald – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk physician [Epub] ❧ An Amish Family Christmas By Marta Perry – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk and friend [PDF / Epub] ☃ Interrupted Lullaby ✑ Dana R. 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10 thoughts on “Genetic Rounds: A Doctor's Encounters in the Field that Revolutionized Medicine

  1. says:

    Quick and easy, yet highly illuminating read Only note author does a good job of explaining some medical scientific concepts, yet does not go into much detail about others This may create some confusion for readers who may be outside of the field, but given that the focus ison the human side of disease, it shouldn t cause too much tr


  2. says:

    One of my favorite medical reads.


  3. says:

    An interesting insight into the life of a clinical geneticist Filled with all of the emotion and heartfelt stories of the families whose mysteries fill the pages.


  4. says:

    Robert Marion has a job that most people would find a tad depressing Dr Marion is a pediatric geneticist Like pediatric oncologists, Dr Marion sees lots of very, very sick children While it s true that in the 30 years since Dr Marion began to practice his sprecialty, there has been an information boom in genetics, in most cases, there s


  5. says:

    Lots of interesting short stories about rare and interesting genetic case studies He made this very easy for the layperson to understand As I read his chapter on acute intermittant porphyria, I understood what he meant by dumb luck We don t see this much at all in the USA, but I happened to remember studying about this in my hematology c


  6. says:

    I really enjoyed reading it as its very accessibly written with a relatable human voice It s for the layperson, though as a genetics professional I also thoroughly enjoyed it and could empathize with his feelings in the tough decision making and conflict Although it s about a clinical geneticist, many of the stories could have been writte


  7. says:

    This book is both fascinating and terrifying Fascinating because 1 a House with an excellent bedside manner is a wonderful find 2 His humanness is on clear display, showcasing his foibles as well as his successes however, the book does have a touch of TMI 3 The diagnostic process is a thing of wonder 4 It, like action movies, makes the rea


  8. says:

    I loved this book It was a quick read that brought me right back to my masters degree in Genetic Counseling In fact, some of the stories were quite familiar since they were gathered from older essays that I must have read or heard about Several of the chapters made me put down the book and cry for those kids and families who struggled with


  9. says:

    Robert Marion is the author of a number of excellent medical memoirs but has not published any books since the 1990s Genetic Rounds, a collection of case histories from his experience as a clinical geneticist, is almost worth the wait Some essays focus on the medical mystery aspect of his cases, while others are predominantly about ethical d


  10. says:

    This is a very well written book, but since I share the same job as Dr Marion, it really just felt like a slice of my life The cases designed to highlight extraordinary, rare diseases are very much part of my daily life I was hoping for a littleinsight into how our job shapes our lives and reflections regarding taking care of a population of


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