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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. When did walk-rounds begin in the Emergency Ward?
(a) 8:00 p.m.
(b) Twelve noon.
(c) 6:30 a.m.
(d) 4 a.m.
2. What is Howard Cullen's diagnosis?
(a) General psychosis.
(c) Severe migraines.
3. What decision does Konner reaffirm during his visit with family?
(a) To publish an anthropological piece on his time in med school.
(b) To write an expose about his time in med school.
(c) Not to be a surgeon.
(d) Not to practice medicine.
4. What is the immigrant neurosurgeon's rule, when Konner makes rounds with him?
(a) Touch the patient.
(b) Talk to the patient.
(c) Spend as little time as possible with the patient.
(d) Read the chart first.
5. Where was Melvin Konner a medical student?
(a) Kings County Hospital.
(b) Galen Memorial Hospital.
(c) Beth Israel Hospital.
(d) Bay State Hospital.
Short Answer Questions
1. How did Marty Wentworth and Dr. Carter embarrass themselves in front of their colleagues?
2. What did interns do after rounds?
3. At what age did Konner begin his first rotation?
4. What was Konner's status during the anecdote that opens the book?
5. How does Konner characterize surgeons' personalities?
Short Essay Questions
1. What were Konner's reasons fro becoming a doctor?
2. How does Konner characterize Howard Cullen's condition?
3. Describe Konner's first neurological examination.
4. What does Konner say he finds unrealistic in TV doctor dramas?
5. How does Konner contrast American medical diagnoses to African children's lives?
6. What is borderline syndrome?
7. What was Edwards' condition after surgery?
8. How would you describe Konner's tone and language in the opening anecdote?
9. What crude resident behavior was Konner appalled by?
10. How does Konner characterize the anesthesiologist's job?
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