Exam Topics and Questions (the Final Diagnosis) Essay

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The biography of Arthur Hailey

A. Hailey was born in England, served in the Royal Air Force from the start of World War II in 1939 until 1947, Soon he went to live in Canada. Most of his novels were written in the period between 1960s and 1990s. These are Flight into Danger, "Hotel," "Wheels," The Final Diagnosis. Hailey was best known for writing "Airport. Several of them were made into TV shows and films. "Airport" was adapted to the big screen in 1970 and helped launch the disaster movie genre. Airport became a blockbuster movie with stunning visual effects. His stories are thrilling and read well. He would spend about one year researching a subject, followed by reviewing his notes and, finally, writing the book.
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And while you’re doing all this you’ll send other people on courses to hear about the new things in medicine because you can’t take time out to go yourself. And you’ll quit investigation and research; and because you work so hard, you’ll be tired at night, and you won’t feel like reading textbooks. And then suddenly, one day, you’ll find everything you knew is out of date. That’s when it’s too late to change.”
Listen to an old man who’s been through it all, who made the mistake of falling behind. Don’t let it happen to you! Lock yourself in a closet if you have to! Get away from the phone and the files and paper, and read and learn and listen and keep up to date! Then they can never touch you, never say, ‘He’s finished, all washed up; he belongs to yesterday.’ Because you’ll know as much as they do—and more. Because you’ll have experience to go with it . . .”

Q6 David Coleman described his vision of practitioners contribution to research and development in medicine in the following way.
In a way medicine is like a war. And, just as in a war, sometimes there’s a spectacular advance. When that happens, people—doctors—rush to the new front. And they leave a lot of pockets of knowledge to be filled in behind.”
Elizabeth said, “And that’s the pathologist’s job—to fill them?”
“It’s the job of every branch of medicine. But sometimes in pathology there are more opportunities.” Coleman thought a moment, then continued, “There’s another thing