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An Anthropologist On Mars: Seven Paradoxical Tales by Oliver Sacks

By Oliver Sacks

To those seven narratives of neurological disease Dr. Sacks brings an analogous humanity, poetic statement, and infectious experience of ask yourself which are obvious in his bestsellers Awakenings and The guy Who Mistook His spouse for a Hat. those males, ladies, and one impressive baby become brilliantly adaptive personalities, whose stipulations haven't loads debilitated them as ushered them into one other truth.

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ONGOING CONSULTATION: ARE YOU WILLING TO SEEK IT? THE BUCK STOPS HERE 9 practice or marketplace and respond accordingly are all important factors. In addition, remaining collegial and respectful of other neuropsychologists' rights to a differing opinion, avoiding being set up as legal enemies in the service of adversarial court proceedings involving shared patients, and appreciating that there may be more than one way of doing good work are all important characteristics in developing and maintaining a successful private practice.

In this latter instance, you may or may not be the person who eventually provides that further workup or treatment. N E U R O P S Y C H O L O G I C A L E V A L U A T I O N S A N D EXPERT WITNESS WORK Whether you seek it or not, opportunities to be an expert witness are likely to come seeking you when you practice as a neuropsychologist. In two particular instances this is likely to be true: (a) patients with acquired TBI who were injured in motor vehicle accidents or at work and (b) competency issues for dementing patients.

She will provide neuropsychological evaluations and some occasional inpatient coverage only at the center, work half time there, and receive all pertinent benefits and privileges, including health insurance and retirement benefits. In return, she agrees to see only psychotherapy patients in her private practice, which is a long and well-established practice in the community. She was not required to sign a noncompete clause, as her practice far predated the institutional job offer. If for any reason things don't work out well with the medical center, she has the immediate option to return full-time to her private practice.

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