Aequanimitas, 3rd Edition
Sir William Osler, MD
Hardcover: 421 pages
Size: 8.3" x 5.6"
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Here is the timeless collection of essays from famed physician and statesman, the late William Osler, MD. Capturing the essence of the healing art, the book makes the perfect gift item or serves as a welcome pause that refreshes.
Designed as a gift, this book has an attractive dark brown leather-look binding cover without external graphics or lettering.
Dr. Osler has been the subject of many articles and books, and Oslerian Societies around the world meet regularly to discuss his legacy.
Sir William Osler's eloquent essays and speeches, laced with principles and precepts written in an aphoristic style, have influenced generations of physicians. Chapters in this book include:
- Doctor and Nurse.
- Teacher and Student.
- Physic and Physicians as Depicted in Plato.
- The Leaven of Science.
- The Army Surgeon.
- Teaching and Thinking.
- Internal Medicine as a Vocation.
- Nurse and Patient.
- British Medicine in Greater Britain.
- After Twenty-Five Years.
- Books and Men.
- Medicine in the Nineteenth Century.
- Chauvinism in Medicine.
- Some Aspects of American Medical Bibliography.
- The Hospital as a College.
- On the Educational Value of the Medical Society.
- The Master-Word in Medicine.
- The Fixed Period.
- The Student Life.
- Unity, Peace and Concord.
- Bed-Side Library for Medical Students.
"The practice of medicine is an art, not a trade; a calling, not a business; a calling in which your heart will be exercised equally with your head." —Sir William Osler
This book is "...a classic, published in 1906, by the noted physician, Sir William Osler...a collection of his addresses to medical students, nurses & practitioners of medicine..."
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