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William Osler : a life in medicine

Author: Michael Bliss
Publisher: Toronto : University of Toronto Press, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In his time the most famous physician in the world, Canadian-born William Osler (1849-1919) is still the best-known figure in the history of medicine. This new, definitive biography by Michael Bliss is the first full-scale life of Osler to appear since 1925. Bliss draws on many untapped sources to recreate Osler's life and medical times for a new generation of readers." "Born at Bond Head, north of Toronto, Osler  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: William Osler, Sir; William Osler, Sir; William Osler, Sir
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Bliss
ISBN: 0195123468 0802043496 9780802043498 9780195123463 0802085415 9780802085412
OCLC Number: 854497613
Awards: Commended for BMA Medical Book Competition: Basis of Medicine Category 2000
Winner of Jason A Hannah Medal, Royal Society of Canada 2001 (Canada)
Description: xiv, 581 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Michael Bliss.

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This is a biography of one of the greatest physicians in the history of medicine, William Osler (1849-1919), who was the high priest of the coming of modern medicine in the English-speaking world.  Read more...

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" ... a brilliant and ... balanced account of Osler's extraordinary life ... It will be an undoubted classic for many years to come." The Royal Society Notes and Records

 
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