In the book review by Borgenicht (1) of Hoffman's Under the Ether Dome: A Physician's Apprenticeship at Massachusetts General Hospital in the September issue (1), changes in the editorial office altered the meaning of the first two sentences. These sentences should read:
In a recent review of medical autobiographies, Poirier suggests that three ethical issues concern the modern medical autobiographer: truth telling, the right to die, and the interplay of medicine and bureaucracy. (Ethical issues in modern medical autobiographies. Perspect Biol Med. 1987;30:278-89.) Although Hoffman addresses these concerns, he describes his thoughts about his medical training with humor, subtlety, and
Correction: Book Review of Under the Ether Dome. Ann Intern Med. ;107:792. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-107-5-792_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1987;107(5):792.
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