MacLeod's Introduction to Medicine: A Doctor's Memoir

Overview

‘MacLeod's Introduction to Medicine: A Doctor’s Memoir’ is a collection of stories that gives the reader an insight into the humorous side of a doctor's life.There is a rich source of humor in medicine, and this book aims to share some of this.​

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Overview

‘MacLeod's Introduction to Medicine: A Doctor’s Memoir’ is a collection of stories that gives the reader an insight into the humorous side of a doctor's life.There is a rich source of humor in medicine, and this book aims to share some of this.​

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781447145219
  • Publisher: Springer London
  • Publication date: 9/30/2013
  • Edition description: 2014
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 240
  • Product dimensions: 5.00 (w) x 7.99 (h) x 0.52 (d)

Meet the Author

Jonathan Waxman is a Professor of Oncology at Imperial College London. He is a clinician who has helped develop new treatments for cancer, which are now part of standard practice. He is the founder and life president of Prostate Cancer UK, the first UK national organisation promoting research and patient support for this condition. He helped establish an All Party Parliamentary Group to improve cancer treatment and rationalise cancer research throughout the UK, and has developed and led several media campaigns to rationalise cancer treatments and change government health policy. ‘MacLeod’s Introduction to Medicine’, is his third fiction book and follows ‘The Elephant in the Room’, and ‘The Fifth Gospel’.

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Table of Contents

1. The Grandest Surgeon.- 2. An Introduction to Medicine.- 3. The Pleasures of Undergraduate Research.- 4. In Foreign Parts.- 5. Life Classes.- 6. The Bed Jape.- 7. The Driving Offence.- 8. The Joys of Postgraduate Research.- 9. The Way Home.- 10. Christmas Day in the Workhouse.- 11. Chutney Wars.- 12. In More Foreign Parts.- 13. The Final Examinations.​

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