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Author Bank, Arthur.

Title Searching for the best medicine : the life and times of a doctor and patient / Arthur Bank, Columbia University, USA
Published New Jersey : World Scientific, 2013
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Contents pt. one. The doctor as patient. ch. 1. The big C. ch. 2. Getting better -- pt. two. Growing up. ch. 3. In the beginning. ch. 4. College days. ch. 5. Decisions, decisions. ch. 6. Basic training -- pt. three. Doing medicine. ch. 7. A special calling. ch. 8. Making diagnoses. ch. 9. Columbia-Presbyterian medicine. ch. 10. Becoming a hematologist. ch. 11. Hematology and oncology. ch. 12. Doing hematology. ch. 13. Sickle cell disease. ch. 14. Special people -- pt. four. Medicine today. ch. 15. The practice of medicine. ch. 16. The business of medicine. ch. 17. Solutions. ch. 18. Changing times. ch. 19. The last chapter
Summary This book describes the life and times of a physician-scientist over the last half-century. Part One is about the author's struggle with colon cancer and the lessons he learnt from the experience; Part Two is about his life growing up, the pretzel bakery, his family, being educated at Bronx Science, Columbia College, Harvard Medical School, and his medical training at the Boston City Hospital and the NIH. Part Three, the major portion of the book, describes the author's experiences as a practicing physician and hematologist at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center over 40 years. It also present
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Subject Bank, Arthur.
Medical care -- United States -- History.
Physicians -- New York (State) -- Biography.
Genre/Form Autobiographies.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9789814425513 (electronic bk.)
9814425516 (electronic bk.)