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Doctoring : the nature of primary care medicine

Author: Eric J Cassell
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A discussion of the new generalism approach to medical training and its effects on doctoring, examining the skills that physicians-in-training must be taught to practice the art which centres on the  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Eric J Cassell
ISBN: 0195113233 9780195113235
OCLC Number: 35262302
Notes: "A copublication with the Milbank Memorial Fund."
Description: xiii, 206 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: What is primary care?--
The heavy hand of the past: thinking about diseases versus thinking about persons--
The special problem of technology--
The clinical method--
The clinical method and the patient--
Where should primary care be taught- and by whom?--
What should be taught?
Responsibility: Eric J. Cassell.
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Donated by Dr. Eric Cassell, 2012. Dr. Cassell was the author of ‘The nature of suffering and the goals of medicine’. Published in the New England Journal...
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