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One could be misled by the title of this book, which suggests something other than what the book really is: a heady, cerebral trip through one of the liveliest minds presently commenting on issues in psychiatry, sexual counseling, biology, sociology, politics, and science.
In his introduction, Dr. Comfort states that the rationale for these essays was inspired by his hospital motto: "I'm human; all human business is my business." He further believes that the business of the present medical curriculum is knowledge, knowledge so wide and so congested . . . that the briefest absence from the assembly line leaves
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What is a Doctor? Essays on Medicine and Human Natural History.. Ann Intern Med. 1982;96:540. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-96-4-540_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1982;96(4):540.
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