The Resource The turnstone : a doctor's story, Geoffrey Dean

The turnstone : a doctor's story, Geoffrey Dean

Label
The turnstone : a doctor's story
Title
The turnstone
Title remainder
a doctor's story
Statement of responsibility
Geoffrey Dean
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Turnstone is a vivid and wide-ranging account of more than sixty years of travel, medical research and clinical practice. Geoffrey Dean was born in Wales in 1918 and trained as a doctor in Liverpool before serving with distinction as a medical officer in Bomber Command. After the war he moved to South Africa, where he lived with his family for the next twenty years. During this period Dean studied the epidemiology of porphyria, a disease that can cause paralysis; his book The Porphyrias was first published in 1963. Geoffrey Dean became Director of the Medico-Social Research Board of Irelan
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
610.92
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
LC call number
R654.D43
LC item number
A3 2002eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Label
The turnstone : a doctor's story, Geoffrey Dean
Publication
Note
Includes index
Antecedent source
unknown
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Title Page; Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgements; 1: The Seed and the Soil; 2: School; 3: Medical School; 4: Bomber Command; 5: Peace; 6: South Africa; 7: Practice and Lauries Bay; 8: Porphyria's Lover; 9: The Curse of the Pharaohs; 10: Lung Cancer; 11: The Turkish Epidemic of Porphyria; 12: Smoke; 13: Porphyria: The Master Family Tree; 14: King George III and the Royal Malady; 15: Multiple Sclerosis; 16: Arrested!; 17: Ireland; 18: The Medico-Social Research Board; 19: Notebook and Shoe Leather Epidemiology; 20: Alcohol, Heroin and AIDS; 21: China; 22: Retirement and a Shotgun Marriage
Control code
ocn276234116
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 273 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781781387856
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt5p5vp5
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b32195667
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)276234116
  • pebcs0853237670

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
      -38.195656 144.304955
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