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If you enjoyed the guides to preppies and JAPs and were not offended by Starr's "The Social Transformation of American Medicine," you may get some laughs out of this burlesque on getting into medical school, how to survive there, choosing a specialty and a residency, how to survive in practice, how to deal with one's customers and their families, and medispeak (or ". . . Why Dyspareunia is Better Than No Pareunia At All"). Some specialists may be offended: "Principles of Dermatology—If it's wet, dry it. If it's dry, wet it. If neither of these works, use steroids. If steroids
The Official M.D. Handbook.. Ann Intern Med. 1984;100:327. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-100-2-327_3
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1984;100(2):327.
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