MacLeod's Introduction to Medicine

A Doctor’s Memoir

Authors: Waxman, Jonathan

  • The author is both an expert in oncology and a gifted storyteller
  • Written in an informal, enjoyable style
  • A collection of vignettes from the author's decades of clinical experience ​
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‘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.​

About the authors

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’.

Table of contents (13 chapters)

Buy this book

eBook $19.99
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-1-4471-4522-6
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover $24.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4471-4521-9
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
MacLeod's Introduction to Medicine
Book Subtitle
A Doctor’s Memoir
Authors
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Springer-Verlag London
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag London
eBook ISBN
978-1-4471-4522-6
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4471-4522-6
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4471-4521-9
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIII, 213
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