Becoming a Doctor: A Journey of Initiation in Medical School - Study Guide Gynecology: The Machinery of Creation Summary & Analysis

Melvin Konner
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Konner began gynecology rotation coincidentally on Monday February 14, Valentine's Day. He spent two weeks delivering the output of creation and now would encounter the machinery of creation. Wendy Feinberg was a second-year resident in gynecology, which started daily with morning surgery, patient admittance afternoons, clinics and Emergency Room calls. His first patient was Laura who was admitted and operated on the next morning for a "conservative laparotomy" that was her last chance to remain naturally fertile. Her abdomen would be opened to assess and correct adhesions or abnormalities. Konner scrubbed in for her operation. After being scrubbed and gowned, Konner entered an O.R. where Infertility Fellow Joel Schwartzman paced impatiently for senior surgeon Professor Roth. When Roth arrived Laura had been prepped for surgery and anesthetized for her "tuboplasty" and "finbrioplasty" that would fix her Fallopian...

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