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    DescriptionLong-time physician Sherwin B. Nuland presents a provocative and stimulating collection of stories illustrating the vagaries of medical practice over the years. Among the fascinating and probing questions that Nuland investigates are: --What does the first Hippocratic Oath really mean? --What happens when knowledge comes before we're ready for it? --Why does major surgery using only acupuncture work? --Is there really sympathy between the organs of the body? --What happens when someone yells, "Is there a doctor in the house?" and you are the doctor? --What goes through the mind of a heart transplant candidate who doesn't make it?


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    Title
    The Uncertain Art
    Subtitle
    Thoughts on a Life in Medicine
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Sherwin B. Nuland, Narrator Michael Prichard
    Physical properties
    Format: CD-Audio
    Width: 135 mm
    Height: 190 mm
    Thickness: 15 mm
    Weight: 72 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781400156238
    ISBN 10: 1400156238
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: HEA
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S6.6
    B&T Merchandise Category: AUD
    LC subject heading:
    B&T General Subject: 510
    BISAC V2.8: BIO017000
    BIC subject category V2: MQC
    Ingram Subject Code: KN
    Libri: I-KN
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 56920
    DC22: 610.92
    BISAC V2.8: MED058000
    LC subject heading: ,
    BISAC V2.8: MED039000
    LC classification: R705 .N85 2008B
    Thema V1.0: MQC, DNBT
    Edition
    Unabridged
    Edition statement
    Unabridged
    Publisher
    Tantor Media, Inc
    Imprint name
    Tantor Media, Inc
    Publication date
    03 June 2008
    Publication City/Country
    Old Saybrook, CT
    Author Information
    Sherwin B. Nuland, M.D., is the author of numerous books, including "Doctors: The Biography of Medicine"; "The Wisdom of the Body"; and "How We Die: Reflections on Life's Final Chapter," which won the National Book Award. Michael Prichard is a professional narrator and stage and film actor who has played several thousand characters during his career. An Audie Award winner, he has recorded well over five hundred books and has earned several "AudioFile" Earphones Awards. Michael was also named a Top Ten Golden Voice by "SmartMoney" magazine.
    Review quote
    ""[Michael Prichard's] avuncular voice brings the disparate ideas into a coherent production suitable for all listeners, not just science aficionados.""---AudioFile