The Uncertain Art
Thoughts on a Life in Medicine Unabridged [CD-Audio/MP3 Edition]
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Uncertain Art by Sherwin B. Nuland
Book DescriptionLong-time physician Sherwin B. Nuland presents a provocative and stimulating collection of stories illustrating the vagaries of medical practice over the years. Among the fascinating and probing questions that Nuland investigates are: -What does the first Hippocratic Oath really mean? -What happens when knowledge comes before we're ready for it? -Why does major surgery using only acupuncture work? -Is there really sympathy between the organs of the body? -What happens when someone yells, "Is there a doctor in the house?" and you are the doctor? -What goes through the mind of a heart transplant candidate who doesn't make it?
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781400156238
(190mm x 135mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Tantor Media, Inc
Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc
Publish Date: 20-May-2008
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Sherwin B. Nuland
Reflections on Medicine, Paperback (August 2011)
Seventy vital essays about the practice, philosophy and culture of medicine by the revered former Dean of the University of Connecticut School of Medicine and editor of Connecticut Medicine
Medicine at Yale, Hardback (January 2011)
Founded in 1810, the Yale School of Medicine was among the nation's first medical schools. Highlighting key events and participants and setting the development of the institution in the context of changes in American culture, this title portrays the evolution of medicine in America through the lens of the eventful history of the school.
Doctors, Hardback (October 2008)
Tells the story of the development of modern medicine through compelling studies of great medical innovators and pioneers.
Maimonides, Paperback (August 2008)» View all books by Sherwin B. Nuland
Moses Maimonides was a great physician, a dazzling Torah scholar, a community leader, and a philosopher whose greatest work attempted to reconcile scientific knowledge with faith in God. The bestselling author of "How We Die" focuses on this greatest of rabbis.
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Author Biography - Sherwin B. Nuland
Sherwin B. Nuland, M.D., is the author of numerous books, including "Doctors: The Biography of Medicine"; "The Wisdom of the Body"; and "How We Die: Reflections on Life's Final Chapter," which won the National Book Award. Michael Prichard is a professional narrator and stage and film actor who has played several thousand characters during his career. An Audie Award winner, he has recorded well over five hundred books and has earned several "AudioFile" Earphones Awards. Michael was also named a Top Ten Golden Voice by "SmartMoney" magazine.
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