Life in Medicine A Literary Anthology

ISBN-10: 1565848497

ISBN-13: 9781565848498

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List price: $19.95
Publisher: New Press, The
Publication date: 9/1/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

Robert Coles is a professor of psychiatry & medical humanities at the Harvard Medical School, a research psychiatrist for the Harvard University Health Services, & the James Agee Professor of Social Ethics at Harvard College. His many books include the Pulitzer Prize-winning "Children of Crisis" series as well as the best-selling "The Spiritual Life of Children" & "The Moral Intelligence of Children". Dr. Coles is a founding editor of the award-winning magazine "DoubleTake".

Introduction The Moral Education of Medical Students
Physicians Must Be Altruistic
from First Sermon on Reverence for Life
Like a Prayer
The Body Flute
Can You Teach Compassion?
1852: J. Marion Sims Perfects a Repair for Vesicovaginal Fistula
from The Nazi Doctors
The Lie
The Wound Dresser, from Leaves of Grass
The Good Doctor
Episode of Hands
from Deep River
Physicians Must Be Knowledgeable
The Cadaver
The Man with Stars Inside Him
From the Heart
The Seductive Beauty of Physiology
from People Like That Are the Only People Here: Canonical Babbling in Peed Onk
Admission, Children's Unit
The Village Watchman
from The Elephant Man: A Play
Leech, Leech, Et Cetera
Baptism by Rotation, from A Country Doctor's Notebook
Who Owns the Libretto?
Physicians Must Be Skillful
The Tallis Case
from My Own Country
What the Doctor Said
This Red Oozing
From the Listening End of the Stethoscope
Large Woman, Half
The Knee
from The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
Letter from the Rehabilitation Institute
Breast Cancer: Power vs. Prosthesis, from The Cancer Journals
A Small, Good Thing
The Nature of Suffering and the Goals of Medicine
The Girl with the Pimply Face
Healers: The Physician and the Mori
Physicians Must Be Dutiful
from Not All of Us Are Saints
In Terror of Hospital Bills
Another Case of Chronic Pelvic Pain
from The Scalpel and the Silver Bear
from A Wise Birth
from The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down
Health Is Membership
from An Unquiet Mind
A Young Psychiatrist Looks at His Profession, from The Mind's Fate
from The Tennis Partner
Facing Our Morality: The Virtue of a Common Life
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