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The limits of medicine : how science shapes our hope for the cure

The limits of medicine : how science shapes our hope for the cure

Author: Edward S Golub
Publisher: Chicago, Ill. University of Chicago Press 1997
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [New ed.View all editions and formats

Edward Golub shows in this text that major advances in medicine are caused by changes in the way scientists describe disease. He argues that the ongoing revolution in molecular genetics has opened  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Edward S Golub
ISBN: 0226302075 9780226302072
OCLC Number: 832955028
Notes: Originally published: Time Books, 1994
Description: xiv, 258 Seiten Illustrationen, Karten 22 cm
Contents: A Few Important Words to the Reader Introduction: Framing Health and Disease Pt. I: Reframing the External World 1: The Constant Presence of Death 2: La Longue duree 3: The Seeds of Change 4: "Pasteur" and the Authority of Science 5: Rewriting History: The Triumph of Science Pt. II: Reframing the Internal World 6: "Never to Die of a Disease in the Future" 7: Reframing the Internal World 8: Magic Bullets and the New Paradigm of Medicine 9: The Therapeutic Revolution Pt. III: Framing the Future 10: Reshaping the Goals of Medicine in the Era of Chronic Diseases Finale: Changing the Metaphor Readings and Notes Acknowledgments Index
Responsibility: Edward S. Golub
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