White Coat Tales

Medicine's Heroes, Heritage, and Misadventures

Authors: Taylor, Robert B

  • Includes what health professionals should know about medical history
  • Written by a distinguished leader in medical education and highly respected author of over 23 medical books
  • Offers insights into the history, language and culture of medicine
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About this book

White Coat Tales: Medicine's Heroes, Heritage and Misadventures, a collection of intriguing medical stories, is ideal reading for physicians, residents, medical students and all clinicians seeking new insights into medical history. The book is written by Dr. Robert B. Taylor, a distinguished leader in medical education and highly respected author of over 23 medical books. Each chapter presents a number of the fascinating tales of legendary medical innovators, diseases that changed history, insightful clinical sayings, famous persons and their illnesses, and epic blunders made by physicians and scientists. The book relates the stories in history to what clinicians do in practice today, and it highlights what all health professionals should know about the career path they have chosen. 

About the authors

Robert Taylor is  well known and highly regarded in the field of Family Medicine. Dr. Taylor has more than 14 years in private practice and 26 years in academic medicine.

Table of contents (12 chapters)

Buy this book

eBook $29.99
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-0-387-73080-6
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover $39.99
price for USA
valid through November 5, 2017
  • ISBN 978-1-4419-1619-8
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
White Coat Tales
Book Subtitle
Medicine's Heroes, Heritage, and Misadventures
Authors
Copyright
2008
Publisher
Springer-Verlag New York
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag New York
eBook ISBN
978-0-387-73080-6
DOI
10.1007/978-0-387-73080-6
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4419-1619-8
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVI, 272
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