The Soul of Medicine: Tales from the Bedside

The Soul of Medicine: Tales from the Bedside

by Sherwin B. Nuland

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The Soul of Medicine: Tales from the Bedside by Sherwin B. Nuland

From one of America's most renowned and beloved doctors, and best-selling winner of the National Book Award, comes a remarkable book that brings together the stories of doctors collected over 30 years. Each of these tales, filled with grace and wisdom, explores the mysteries and conundrums of modern medicine. Enhanced by Sherwin Nuland's keen insight into the special relationship between doctor and patient, these engrossing stories illustrate the judgment, wisdom, and character of veteran doctors who have mastered the art of care-giving. Taken together, the lessons learned from The Soul of Medicine are as moving and profound as they are timeless.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781607140559
Publisher: Kaplan Publishing
Publication date: 04/14/2009
Pages: 232
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Sherwin B. Nuland is Clinical Professor of Surgery at Yale University School of Medicine and a Fellow at Yale's Institute for Social and Policy Studies. He is the author of over ten books, including the National Book Award-winning, HOW WE DIE: Reflections on Life's Final Chapter, an inquiry into the causes and modes of death that spent 34 weeks on the New York Times best-seller list. In addition he is a contributor to leading publications including the New Yorker, the New Republic, and the New York Review of Books.

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