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The Optimist: Meditations on Medicine, Collected Essays, 1994-2003 Howard M. Spiro

The Optimist: Meditations on Medicine, Collected Essays, 1994-2003

Howard M. Spiro

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ISBN : 9780975886205
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The familiar musings of Howard Spiro extol the humanitarian spirit in life and medicine, even as new technologies dominate. These 45 essays, published in Science & Medicine from 1994 to 2003, are collected together in a handsome volume. Dr.MoreThe familiar musings of Howard Spiro extol the humanitarian spirit in life and medicine, even as new technologies dominate. These 45 essays, published in Science & Medicine from 1994 to 2003, are collected together in a handsome volume. Dr. Spiros essays examine the state of medicine, society, education, patients, technology, practice, and eating (hes a gastroenterologist!), incorporating allusions to history, philosophy, and literature and flavored with flashes of Dr. Spiros noted wit.