Book 2008

White Coat Tales

Medicine’s Heroes, Heritage, and Misadventures

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ISBN: 978-0-387-73079-0 (Print) 978-0-387-73080-6 (Online)

Table of contents (12 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xv

  2. Heroes, Diseases, and Remedies

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-30

      Heroes in Medical History ab[Abstract

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      Chapter

      Pages 31-50

      Diseases That Changed History

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      Chapter

      Pages 51-63

      Drugs and Other Remedies

  3. The Heritage and Culture of Medicine

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 65-65

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      Chapter

      Pages 67-86

      Medical Words and Phrases

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      Chapter

      Pages 87-102

      Whose Syndrome? Stories of Medical Eponyms

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      Chapter

      Pages 103-118

      Medical Abbreviations, Acronyms, Euphemisms, Jargon, and Slang

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      Chapter

      Pages 119-135

      Medical Aphorisms

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      Chapter

      Pages 136-150

      Memorable Medical Quotations

  4. Clinical Notes and Medical Misadventures

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 151-151

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      Chapter

      Pages 153-174

      Famous Persons as Patients

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      Pages 175-198

      Short Tales of Serendipity, Curiosities, Medical Trivia, Authorship, and Speculation

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      Chapter

      Pages 199-230

      Misadventures: Myths, Misinformation, Blunders, and Wrongdoing

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      Pages 231-245

      Now and Future Practice

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 247-271