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Doctors and Patients. An Anthology
  1. R L Maynard

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    Edited by Cecil Helman (pp 162; £19.95, paperback) 2003. Radcliffe Medical Press. ISBN 1 85775 9931

    How do doctors see their patients and how do patients see their doctors? This book sets out to explore these questions via the works of well known medical authors including Conan Doyle, Cronin, Somerset Maugham, Chekhov, and Oliver Sacks and by those of patients including the authors Clive Sinclair, Ruth Picardie, and Renate Rubinstein. Fictional accounts are mixed with direct testimony. Much can be learnt from these accounts. And how attitudes to patients have changed! Conan Doyle’s Tales of Adventure and Medical …

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