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About this book
White Coat Tales: Medicine's Heroes, Heritage and Misadventures, a collection of intriguing medical stories, is ideal reading for physicians, residents, medical students and all clinicians seeking new insights into medical history. The book is written by Dr. Robert B. Taylor, a distinguished leader in medical education and highly respected author of over 23 medical books. Each chapter presents a number of the fascinating tales of legendary medical innovators, diseases that changed history, insightful clinical sayings, famous persons and their illnesses, and epic blunders made by physicians and scientists. The book relates the stories in history to what clinicians do in practice today, and it highlights what all health professionals should know about the career path they have chosen.