Introduction: A Compensatory Pause
1. When was 'Becoming a Doctor' published?
2. Where was Melvin Konner a medical student?
(a) Bay State Hospital.
(b) Kings County Hospital.
(c) Beth Israel Hospital.
(d) Galen Memorial Hospital.
3. What was Konner's status during the anecdote that opens the book?
(c) Med student.
4. What had happened to the woman who was rolled into the ER?
(a) Drug overdose.
(b) Car accident.
(d) Pregnancy complications.
5. What was Freddy Robertson's role in the procedures that were performed?
(a) Testing her blood type.
(b) Holding the woman down.
(c) Directing traffic.
(d) Inserting an IV.
6. What was Scott Lucas' role?
(a) To test the woman's blood type.
(b) To reinflate the woman's lung.
(c) To get the woman's clothes off.
(d) To take blood.
7. Where was the woman on the stretcher sent after Konner and his colleagues saw her in ER?
(a) An intensive care unit.
(b) To the morgue.
(c) Back home.
(d) An operating room.
8. What medical term does Konner use to describe his book?
(a) An orchid in the attic.
(b) A compensatory pause.
(c) A radical treatment.
(d) A missed heartbeat.
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