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The Healers Tale: Transforming Medicine and Culture Sharon R. Kaufman

The Healers Tale: Transforming Medicine and Culture

Sharon R. Kaufman

Published December 15th 1994
ISBN : 9780299135546
Paperback
368 pages
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There are many important questions raised in this book. The fragmentation of medical values, whether a good doctor requires as much knowledge of the person as of the disease, the claims created by a scientific medicine dependent upon the largesse ofMoreThere are many important questions raised in this book. The fragmentation of medical values, whether a good doctor requires as much knowledge of the person as of the disease, the claims created by a scientific medicine dependent upon the largesse of government grants, the conversion of medicine from cottage industry to entrepreneurial endeavour, all had their beginnings in medicines Golden Age. Their heirs, todays practitioners, may have mistaken technology for their task, science for their religion, and business for their creed, but if the spirit of the physicians in this book wins out, medicines Golden Age is yet in the future.