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A Dozen Doctors. Autobiographic Sketches.

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Edited by INGLE DWIGHT J.. . 286 pages; 24 X 16 cm. The University of Chicago Press; , Chicago: , 1963.. Price, $5.50.

Ann Intern Med. 1964;60(4):751. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-60-4-751_2
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Autobiographical accounts by men eminent in twentieth century medical science—Dale, Hartman, Herrick, Hess, Hevesy, Leo, Loeb, Loewi, Long, McQuarrie, Means, Whipple, and Wilder. Reprinted from first publication in Perspectives in Biology and Medicine.

An inspiring glimpse into the motivations, methods, and characters of versatile and fertile minds. A fascinating look into the how and why of the well-nigh miraculous blossoming of medicine since 1900. Each essay carries its own distinctive and usually delightful flavor. Recent medical history written by those who made it.

E. J. H.


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