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Szczeklik, Andrzej

Overview
Works: 75 works in 164 publications in 5 languages and 1,832 library holdings
Genres: History  Miscellanea  Conference papers and proceedings  Interviews  Biography 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: R723, 610.1
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Most widely held works about Andrzej Szczeklik
 
Most widely held works by Andrzej Szczeklik
Catharsis : on the art of medicine by Andrzej Szczeklik( Book )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 616 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

(Publishers Description) "The ancient Greeks used the term catharsis for the cleansing of both the body by medicine and the soul by art. In this inspiring book, internationally renowned cardiologist Andrzej Szczeklik draws deeply on our humanistic heritage to describe the artistry and the mystery of being a doctor. Moving between examples ancient and contemporary, mythological and scientific, Catharsis explores how medicine and art share common roots and pose common challenges. The process of diagnosis, for instance, belongs to a world of magic and metaphor; the physician must embrace it like a poem or painting, with particular alertness and keen receptivity. Speculation on ways to slow aging through genetics, meanwhile, draws directly on the dream of immortality that artists and poets have nourished through the ages. And the concept of catharsis itself has made its way from the writings of Aristotle to today's growing interest in the benefits of music to health, especially in newborns. As Szczeklik explores such subjects as the mysteries of the heart rhythm, the secret history of pain relief, the enigmatic logic of epidemics, near-death or out-of-body experiences, and many more, he skillfully weaves together classical literature, the history of medicine, and moving anecdotes from his own clinical experiences. The result is a life-affirming book that will enrich the healing work of patients and doctors alike and make an invaluable contribution to our still-expanding vision of the art of medicine."
Kore : on sickness, the sick, and the search for the soul of medicine by Andrzej Szczeklik( Book )

4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"There is a grand tradition of physicians who are also great writers and philosophers. From Copernicus and Paracelsus, to Chekov, Osler and Frankl. And most recently Sherwin Nuland and Oliver Sacks have gained broad readerships and made huge contributions to the way we think and the way we live our lives. Andrzej Szczeklik is entirely worthy to join their company. When his first book, Catharsis, was published in English, critics from Seamus Heaney to Czeslaw Milosz stood to applaud. Now he has followed with an ever deeper and more accomplished book.It has become unfortunately rare for a scientist or doctor to find his grounding in a broad understanding of literature and the humanities. But in Kore, the author insists that only with a curiosity thoroughly at home in both worlds can one expect to discover what we should mean about sickness and about the soul. No tedious academic, Szczeklik writes with the grace of a poet and the ease of a fine storyteller. Anecdotes drawn from a personal immersion in art, music, and literature are woven with reports on experimental medicine and daily clinical experience. From DNA and the re-creation of the Spanish Flu virus, to contemporary research in genetics, cancer, neurology, and the AIDS virus, from "Symptoms and Shadows," to "Dying and Death," to "Enchantment of Love," every chapter of this book is alive and engaging. The result is a life-affirming work of science, philosophy, art, and spirituality"--
Eicosanoids, aspirin, and asthma by Andrzej Szczeklik( Book )

5 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Blending basic science with the latest clinical insights, this book presents new ideas on the molecular biology, biochemistry, crystallography, and pharmacology of eicosanoids, including their interaction with anti-inflammatory drugs and their influence on the mechanisms of asthma."--Jacket
Prostacyclin, clinical trials( Book )

9 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Katharsis : o uzdrowicielskiej mocy natury i sztuki by Andrzej Szczeklik( Book )

12 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in Polish and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Catharsis ou L'art de la médecine by Andrzej Szczeklik( Book )

5 editions published in 2008 in French and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Catarsis : sobre el poder curativo de la naturaleza y del arte by Andrzej Szczeklik( Book )

4 editions published in 2010 in Spanish and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Core : sobre enfermos, enfermedades y la búsqueda del alma de la medicina by Andrzej Szczeklik( Book )

4 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in Spanish and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Muzeum Farmacji Uniwersytetu Jagiellońskiego by Leszek J Ekiert( Book )

3 editions published in 1996 in Polish and English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

NSZZ "Solidarność" Krakowskiej Służby Zdrowia w latach 1980-1989 : wspomnienia uczestników( Book )

3 editions published in 2006 in Polish and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nieśmiertelność : prometejski sen medycyny by Andrzej Szczeklik( Book )

4 editions published in 2012 in Polish and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kore : o chorych, chorobach i poszukiwaniu duszy medycyny by Andrzej Szczeklik( Book )

3 editions published in 2007 in Polish and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Auf der Suche nach der Seele der Medizin : über den Sitz des Bewusstseins, das Rezept für die ewige Jugend und andere Geheimnisse des Lebens by Andrzej Szczeklik( Book )

4 editions published in 2012 in German and Polish and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zawał serca by Edward Szczeklik( Book )

6 editions published between 1971 and 1981 in Polish and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Choroby wewnętrzne( Book )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in Polish and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Choroby wewnętrzne : podręcznik multimedialny oparty na zasadach EBM( Book )

3 editions published in 2006 in Polish and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Diagnostyka ogólna chorób wewnetrznych by Edward Szczeklik( Book )

3 editions published in 1979 in Polish and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Choroby wewnętrzne : stan wiedzy na rok 2011( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in Polish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Słuch absolutny by Andrzej Szczeklik( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in Polish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Catharsis : on the art of medicine
Alternative Names
Andrzej Szczeklik médico polaco

Andrzej Szczeklik Polish physician

Andrzej Szczeklik polski lekarz

Andrzej Szczeklik polský lékař, internista - kardiolog a pneumolog. Také spisovatel, esejista a filosof medicíny

Andrzej Szczeklik Pools arts (1938-2012)

Szczeklik A.

Szczeklik, Andrew.

Szczeklik, Andrew 1938-2012

Szczeklik, Andrzej

Szczeklik, Andrzej Tadeusz 1938-2012

Languages
Polish (43)

English (30)

Spanish (8)

German (5)

French (5)

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Eicosanoids, aspirin, and asthma