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Details for Doctors : the biography of medicine

Title:Doctors : the biography of medicine
Author(s):Nuland, Sherwin B.
Edition:1st
Pages:519
Publisher:New York : Knopf, 1988
Subject(s):Physicians--Biography
Medicine--History
Genre:Book
Notes:Notes: Includes index. Bibliography: p. 491-510.
Location: Humanities in Medicine
Call Number:WZ112 N969d 1988
Annotation: From Hippocrates, to Vesalius, to Sir William Osler, to today's most advanced researchers, Dr. Nuland brilliantly recounts medical history through the lives of outstanding physicians. In addition to examining their technical breakthroughs, the author considers the ethics, the philosophy, and the art of medicine. With his knowledgeable background and engaging prose, the author, formerly a surgeon at Yale, expertly illuminates the progress of medicine as advanced by its most talented practitioners.
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