A Doctor's Line: Poetry and prescriptions in health and by Kenneth Calman

By Kenneth Calman

during the centuries medical professionals have built not just wisdom and adventure, but additionally an knowing of emotions, feelings and moral concerns: the technological know-how and the artwork. due to those parallel understandings they could research the practices they wish, and positioned them to take advantage of whereas making sure the total involvement of the sufferer. during this e-book Professor Sir Kenneth Calman appears to be like at public health and wellbeing and the perform of drugs, studying perceptively and with energetic illustrations from the good names of Scottish literature, from the 18th century to the current day, the constructing position of medical professionals in society and their dating with their sufferers. in response to study for his M.Litt in Scottish literature thesis at Glasgow college, Kenneth Calman's A Doctor's Line relies at the suggestion of a 'commonplace' ebook for execs, the general public and patients.

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