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William Henry Welch and the heroic age of American medicine

Author: Simon Flexner; James Thomas Flexner
Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : Johns Hopkins edView all editions and formats
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Welch won international fame as an authority on medical issues during American medicine's "heroic age", when medical training and practice underwent revolutionary change. This book was originally  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Flexner, Simon, 1863-1946.
William Henry Welch and the heroic age of American medicine.
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 1993
(OCoLC)610423974
Named Person: William Henry Welch; William Henry Welch; William Henry Welch
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Simon Flexner; James Thomas Flexner
ISBN: 0801845017 9780801845017
OCLC Number: 25708766
Notes: Originally published: New York : Viking Press, 1941.
Description: xiv, 539 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: by Simon Flexner and James Thomas Flexner.

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A well-written biography... [and] a good read... It is basically the background of modern medicine in the United States. It explains the curriculum that physicians encountered in medical school. Most Read more...

 
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