Science and the Quiet Art: The Role of Medical Research in Health Care
Science and the Quiet Art describes the experiments and the experimenters, shows how the tools of science have been applied to the study of disease through history to the present, and looks to the future.
David Weatherall emphasizes the complex interplay in disease between nature, nurture, and aging and hence why, even with todays sophisticated methods, progress will be slow. Publishers Weekly describes the book as "a revealing and sobering appraisal of the successes, limitations, and promise of modern medicine."
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SCIENCE AND THE QUIET ART: The Role of Medical Research in Health CareUser Review - Kirkus
An unpedantic look at the extent to which the ``quiet art'' of healing is based on scientific research, by a professor concerned about the growing public disillusionment with modern medicine ... Read full review
Science and the quiet art: the role of medical research in health careUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
In this uneven but challenging book, genetics specialist Weatherall (medicine, Univ. of Oxford) interprets medical science and practice and explains why doctors think and behave as they do. He ... Read full review
PERCEPTIONS OF MODERN MEDICINE
THE ROOTS OF MEDICAL SCIENCE
Early Successes Breed New Problems
A Glimpse of HighTechnology Medical Practice
How Much Has Been Achieved?
The ORIGINS OF OUR INTRACTABLE DISEASES
A Closer Look at the Origins of
what DOES THE FUTURE HOLD?
Hopes and Realities
DO PATIENTS HAVE ANY PLACE