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Thoughtful and detailed discussion of relations between the patient seeking plastic surgery and the surgeon and what each needs to know. Also discussed are the pitfalls in the relationship: the initial consultation; concepts, technical and esthetic, of the surgery; the types of operations and their relation to types of patients; and the professional growth of the plastic surgeon. Although this book is obviously directed to present and would-be plastic surgeons, there is much in it relevant to patient-physician relations in other fields.
The Patient and the Plastic Surgeon. Ann Intern Med. ;115:835. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-115-10-835_5
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1991;115(10):835.
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