Donald H. Rubin, MD
Rubin D.; Happy Accidents: Serendipity in Modern Medical Breakthroughs in the Twentieth Century. Ann Intern Med. 2008;148:972. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-148-12-200806170-00016
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 2008;148(12):972.
Structured abstracts of information on newly published books, computer programs, selected Web sites, and other material are provided in this portion of Medical Writings.
Happy Accidents: Serendipity in Modern Medical Breakthroughs in the Twentieth Century
Meyers MA. 408 pages. New York: Arcade Pub; 2007. $25.00. ISBN 9781559708197. Order at http://www.arcadepub.com.
Field of medicine: History of medicine and medical subspecialties, including clinical pharmacology, infectious disease, gastroenterology, cardiology, and psychiatry.
Format: Hardcover book.
Audience: High school and college students, or attending physicians looking for interesting anecdotes to share with residents on teaching rounds. The prose is easy to understand and is aimed at an audience without a scientific or medical background.
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