White coat tales medicine's heroes, heritage and misadventures /

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Main Author: Taylor, Robert B.
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Format: Book Electronic
Language:English
Published:New York : Springer, c2008.
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Online Access:https://ilsos.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-0-387-73080-6 SpringerLink Access for Illinois State Library patrons
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Main Author:Taylor, Robert B.
Summary:

This collection of intriguing stories offers profound insights into medical history. It highlights what all health professionals should know about the career path they have chosen. Each chapter presents a number of fascinating tales of legendary medical innovators, diseases that changed history, insightful clinical sayings, famous persons and their illnesses, and epic blunders made by physicians and scientists. The book relates the stories in history to what clinicians do in practice today and is ideal reading for physicians, residents, medical students and all clinicians.

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Physical Description:xv, 271 p.
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (p. 247-249) and index.
ISBN:9780387730806
038773080X
9780387730790 (hbk.)
0387730796 (hbk.)
Restrictions:Access is restricted to subscribing institutions.
Author Notes:

Robert Taylor is well known and highly regarded in the field of Family Medicine. Dr. Taylor has more than 14 years in private practice and 26 years in academic medicine.


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