Becoming a Doctor: A Journey of Initiation in Medical School Test | Mid-Book Test - Easy

Melvin Konner
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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What kinds of experiences prevent medical students from looking forward to initial encounters with patients?
(a) Prior experience as a nurse or volunteer.
(b) Car accidents.
(c) Phobias.
(d) Severe illnesses.

2. What procedure did Konner participate in with David Milano?
(a) Heart surgery.
(b) Exploratory surgery.
(c) Herniography.
(d) Removing surgical stitches.

3. What was Konner convinced of, after Mike's mistake?
(a) Surgery is a dangerous business.
(b) He was not surgeon material himself.
(c) Mike Colucci was never going to be a surgeon.
(d) Marty Wentworth practiced bad medicine.

4. Where was the woman on the stretcher sent after Konner and his colleagues saw her in ER?
(a) Back home.
(b) An intensive care unit.
(c) An operating room.
(d) To the morgue.

5. What is the branch of psychiatric medicine that complements Freud's psychoanalysis?
(a) Surgical treatment.
(b) Drug treatment.
(c) Isolation.
(d) Shock treatment.

6. What interest did Konner's medical training have in common with his previous training?
(a) Cell development.
(b) Distribution of disease in populations.
(c) Human evolution.
(d) Human behavior.

7. What did Konner find for the street person who came in with a minor injury?
(a) A bottle of alcohol.
(b) A clean syringe.
(c) A place to stay.
(d) An empty bed.

8. What did the article Konner find in his last week of surgery argue?
(a) Pharmaceutical companies were paying doctors to perform unsafe procedures.
(b) Science came before patients in medical schools.
(c) Malpractice insurance was raising the cost of everyone's care.
(d) America's standard of care was lower than most industrial nations'.

9. What does Konner say the younger students do not have, which older students do?
(a) Intuition.
(b) Technical expertise.
(c) Political connections.
(d) Fear.

10. For how long has Konner wanted to study medicine?
(a) Since high school.
(b) All his life.
(c) Since college.
(d) Since middle school.

11. How often were walk-rounds performed in the psychiatric ward?
(a) Daily.
(b) Once a week.
(c) Twice a day.
(d) Three times a week.

12. What is the prognosis for the patients Konner sees under Dr. Burdick?
(a) They may improve and be discharged with drugs.
(b) They can be released after a talking cure identifies and cures their neurosis.
(c) They will not return to normal lives.
(d) They will likely spend the rest of their lives in and out of hospitals.

13. What does asepsis mean?
(a) With infection.
(b) Without infection.
(c) Preventing infection.
(d) Treating infection.

14. What feelings in the doctors does Konner say he understood after spending time with long-term incurable patients?
(a) Compassion.
(b) Animosity.
(c) Patience.
(d) Bitterness.

15. What did interns do after rounds?
(a) Begin assignments.
(b) Write up the rounds.
(c) Start to study.
(d) Wait for patients to come in.

Short Answer Questions

1. How long does Konner say it took for the motorcycle accident victim to recover enough to be transferred to O.R.?

2. What did patient Edwards regain after surgery?

3. How did Dr. Feldstein make an impression on Konner?

4. What did the surgeon order Konner to get rid of because it would be useless?

5. What was Konner's previous training in?

(see the answer keys)

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