The Resource William Osler : a life in medicine, Michael Bliss

William Osler : a life in medicine, Michael Bliss

Label
William Osler : a life in medicine
Title
William Osler
Title remainder
a life in medicine
Statement of responsibility
Michael Bliss
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
William Osler was born in a parsonage in backwoods Canada on July 12, 1849. In a life lasting seventy years, he practiced, taught, and wrote about medicine at Canada's McGill University, America's Johns Hopkins University, and finally as Regius Professor at Oxford. At the time of his death in England in 1919, many considered him to be the greatest doctor in the world. Osler, who was a brilliant, innovative teacher and a scholar of the natural history of disease, revolutionized the art of practicing medicine at the bedside of his patients. He was idolized by two generations of medical students
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
  • 610/.92
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
R134
LC item number
.B55 1999eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
William Osler : a life in medicine, Michael Bliss
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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
Preface: On Doing an Osler Autopsy; 1 English Gentlemen with American Energy; 2 Learning to See: Student Years; 3 The Baby Professor; 4 The Best Men: Philadelphia; 5 Starting at Johns Hopkins; 6 We All Worship Him; Illustrations; 7 The Great American Doctor; 8 Leaving America; 9 A Delightful Life and Place; 10 Sir William; 11 All the Youth and Glory of the Country; 12 Never Use a Crutch; 13 Osler's Afterlife; Notes and Sources; Acknowledgments; Illustration Credits; Index
Control code
ocn433076173
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 581 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780195352566
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b26726993
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)433076173
  • pebco0195352564

Library Locations

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      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
      -38.195656 144.304955
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