Hippocrates' Shadow: Secrets from the House of Medicine

Hippocrates' Shadow: Secrets from the House of Medicine

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by David H. Newman
     
 

Through an engaging, deeply researched, and eloquent narrative laced with rich and riveting case studies, Dr. David H. Newman cuts to the heart of what really works - and doesn't - in medicine and rebuilds the bridge between physicians and their patients. See more details below

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Through an engaging, deeply researched, and eloquent narrative laced with rich and riveting case studies, Dr. David H. Newman cuts to the heart of what really works - and doesn't - in medicine and rebuilds the bridge between physicians and their patients.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781416551539
Publisher:
Scribner
Publication date:
09/09/2008
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword: Dr. Hippocrates

Secrets from the House of Medicine

1 We Don't Know 3

2 It Doesn't Work 18

3 We Don't Agree 52

4 We Don't Talk 72

5 We Prefer Tests 91

6 We Won't Unlearn (The Pseudoaxioms) 108

7 We're Missing the Meaning (The Placebo Paradox) 134

8 You're a Number (The "NNT") 160

9 A New Old Paradigm 194

Acknowledgments 213

Notes 215

Index 227

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