Healing The Wounds Author:David Hilfiker, M.D. The Most Revealing Book Ever Written By a Doctor About His Own Profession. — In this remarkably candid account, Dr. David Hilfiker breaks the silence surrounding the everyday practice of medicine. Drawing on his own experience in both rural and urban practice, Dr. Hilfiker tells what it really feels like to be a doctor: How do you face your mist... more »akes? How do you tell a parent that his son has just died, or tell a longtime patient that he has cancer? How does money affect you choices?
Never before have we heard the voice of the doctor every American is most likely to meet-the family doctor-telling the often painful truths of medical practice. this is a powerful personal exploration of what frustrates doctors (and infuriates patients), and what might be done about it.« less