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- DescriptionFocusing on a few key moments in the transformation of medical care, the author reveals the way that new discoveries and new approaches led doctors and patients alike to discard fatalism and their traditional religious acceptance of suffering in favor of a new faith in health care and in the capacity of doctors to treat disease.
- Author BiographyMichael Bliss is University Professor Emeritus at the University of Toronto, a recipient of the Order of Canada, and an honorary Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. He is the award-winning author of many books, including The Discovery of Insulin, William Osler: A Life in Medicine, and Harvey Cushing: A Life in Surgery.
- Author(s)Michael Bliss
- PublisherThe University of Chicago Press
- Date of Publication25/03/2011
- GenreMedicine: General
- Place of PublicationChicago, IL
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintUniversity of Chicago Press
- Content Note26 halftones
- Weight254 g
- Width140 mm
- Height216 mm
- Spine14 mm
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