narrative of medicine in America by Mumford, James Gregory

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Published by J.B. Lippincott company in Philadelphia, London .

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Statementby James Gregory Mumford ...
LC ClassificationsR151 .M96
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Pagination508 p.
Number of Pages508
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Open LibraryOL6930924M
LC Control Number03020990

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How have America's geography and climate, as well as its racial and economic diversity,led to differing outlooks on health and medicine. Medicine in America James Cassedy explores America's medical "distinctiveness" and follows medical and health-related matters from colonial times to the present.

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In The Doctor in Colonial America Dr Zachary Friedenberg takes the reader on a detailed and fascinating tour through the medical and surgical history of colonial America. As the introduction indicates, this book is not intended only for a medically educated readership.

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Developed over the past decade by physician and literary scholar Rita Charon and colleagues at Columbia University, narrative medicine (as defined by Charon), “fortifies clinical practice with the narrative competence to recognize, absorb, metabolize, interpret, and be moved by the stories of.

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