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Surgeon Writes of Death, Dying in 'Final Exam'

When Pauline Chen became a doctor, she was troubled by inconsistencies in the ways that fellow physicians dealt with the emotional aspect of death and dying.

Chen tells Scott Simon about her new book: Final Exam: A Surgeon's Reflections on Mortality.

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