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MacLeod's Introduction to Medicine

A Doctor’s Memoir


Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Jonathan Waxman
    Pages 1-11
  3. Jonathan Waxman
    Pages 13-26
  4. Jonathan Waxman
    Pages 27-42
  5. Jonathan Waxman
    Pages 43-56
  6. Jonathan Waxman
    Pages 57-75
  7. Jonathan Waxman
    Pages 77-94
  8. Jonathan Waxman
    Pages 95-111
  9. Jonathan Waxman
    Pages 113-134
  10. Jonathan Waxman
    Pages 135-153
  11. Jonathan Waxman
    Pages 155-164
  12. Jonathan Waxman
    Pages 165-182
  13. Jonathan Waxman
    Pages 183-198
  14. Jonathan Waxman
    Pages 199-213

About this book


'MacLeod's Introduction to Medicine: A Doctor’s Memoir' is a collection of short stories that gives the reader an insight into the humorous side of a doctor’s life before the dawn of management.


Humour Junior Doctor Medicine

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.Imperial College LondonFaculty of MedicineLondonUnited Kingdom

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’.

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title MacLeod's Introduction to Medicine
  • Book Subtitle A Doctor’s Memoir
  • Authors Jonathan Waxman
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag London 2014
  • Publisher Name Springer, London
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Softcover ISBN 978-1-4471-4521-9
  • eBook ISBN 978-1-4471-4522-6
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XIII, 213
  • Number of Illustrations 0 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Popular Science in Medicine and Health
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