William Osler: A Life in Medicine

William Osler: A Life in Medicine

by Michael Bliss
     
 

A compelling biography of one of the greatest physicians in the history of medicine, bringing to life both a fascinating man and the formative age of 20th-century medicine. 41 illustrations. See more details below

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A compelling biography of one of the greatest physicians in the history of medicine, bringing to life both a fascinating man and the formative age of 20th-century medicine. 41 illustrations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195329605
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
08/22/2007
Pages:
622
Sales rank:
514,465
Product dimensions:
9.10(w) x 6.10(h) x 1.50(d)

Table of Contents

Preface: On Doing an Osler Autopsyix
1 English Gentlemen with American Energy3
2 Learning to See: Student Years36
3 The Baby Professor80
4 The Best Men: Philadelphia122
5 Starting at Johns Hopkins168
6 We All Worship Him208
7 The Great American Doctor259
8 Leaving America308
9 A Delightful Life and Place332
10 Sir William369
11 All the Youth and Glory of the Country402
12 Never Use a Crutch441
13 Osler's Afterlife477
Notes and Sources505
Acknowledgments557
Illustration Credits561
Index563
Illustrations follow pages 210 and 434

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