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By Kenneth Calman

ISBN-10: 1908737891

ISBN-13: 9781908737892

throughout the centuries medical professionals have constructed not just wisdom and adventure, but in addition an figuring out of emotions, feelings and moral matters: the technological know-how and the artwork. as a result of those parallel understandings they could study the practices they wish, and placed them to exploit whereas making sure the entire involvement of the sufferer. during this booklet Professor Sir Kenneth Calman seems at public well-being and the perform of medication, interpreting perceptively and with vigorous illustrations from the nice names of Scottish literature, from the 18th century to the current day, the constructing position of medical professionals in society and their dating with their sufferers. in accordance with learn for his M.Litt in Scottish literature thesis at Glasgow collage, Kenneth Calman's A Doctor's Line is predicated at the proposal of a 'commonplace' e-book for execs, the general public and patients.

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