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The Youngest Science

By Thomas, Lewis




From the 1920s when he watched his father, a general practitioner who made housecalls and wrote his prescriptions in Latin, to his days in medical school and beyond, Lewis Thomas saw medicine evolve from an art into a sophisticated science. The Youngest Science is Dr. Thomas's account of his life in the medical profession and an inquiry into what medicine is all about--the youngest science, but one rich in possibility and promise.

He chronicles his training in Boston and New York, his war career in the South Pacific, his most impassioned research projects, his work as an administrator in hospitals and medical schools, and even his experiences as a patient. Along the way, Thomas explores the complex relationships between research and practice, between words and meanings, between human error and human accomplishment, More than a magnificent autobiography, The Youngest Science is also a celebration and a warning--about the nature of medicine and about the future life of our planet.


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The Youngest Science: Notes of a Medicine Watcher

Thomas Lewis

Oxford Univ Pr (Sd), 1985-12-01. Paperback. Used:Good.

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Youngest Science, The

Lewis Thomas

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Lewis Thomas

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Lewis Thomas

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The Youngest Science

Lewis Thomas

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Lewis Thomas

1991-09-06. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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The Youngest Science

Lewis Thomas

1983-10-01. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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The youngest science : notes of a medicine- watcher / Lewis Thomas

Thomas, Lewis (1913-1993)

Oxford : Oxford University Press, 1984. First Edition. Fine cloth copy in a near fine, very slightly edge-nicked and dust-dulled dust wrapper, now mylar-sleeved. Remains particularly and surprisingly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and sharp-cornered. . Provenance; presentation bookplate from the Birmingham Medical Institute, being presented by Mrs. Naughton-Dunn. Series; Oxford paperbacks. Physical description; x, 276 p. ; 23 cm. Notes; Includes bibliographical references and index. Contents; Amity Street -- House calls -- 1911 medicine -- 1933 medicine -- 1937 internship -- Leech, leech, et cetera -- Nurses -- Neurology -- Guam and Okinawa -- Itinerary -- NYU pathology -- NYU Bellevue medicine -- The board of health -- Endotoxin -- Cambridge -- The governance of a university -- Rheumatoid arthritis and mycoplasmas -- MSKCC: the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Centre -- Olfaction and the tracking mouse -- Illness -- Scabies, scrapie -- Essays and Gaia. Subjects; Thomas, Lewis (1913-1993). 20th Century. Physicians - United States - Biography. Physicians - Personal Narratives. Physicians - Biography. History of Medicine. Genre; Biographies.

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Thomas, Lewis

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The Youngest Science: Notes of a Medicine-Watcher (Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Series)

Lewis Thomas

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Thomas, Lewis

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THE YOUNGEST SCIENCE: NOTES OF A MEDICINE-WATCHER

THOMAS, LEWIS

NEW YORK NY: VIKING PRESS (THE). NF/NF. PUB 1983. FIRST EDITION. HARDCOVER. D.J. HAS A TINY TEAR AT THE TOP OF THE REAR PANEL WITH SOME VERY LIGHTWEAR AT THE ENDS OF A SLIGHTLY FADED SPINE PANEL, AND PRICE-CLIPPED. ANEXCELLENT COPY.. Keywords: ESSAYS, SCIENCE, INVISIBLE, ABCDEF.

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The Youngest Science

Lewis Thomas

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The Youngest Science

THOMAS, Lewis

New York: Viking, 1983. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. First edition. Fine in an about Very good dustwrapper. Dustwrapper yellowed and rubbed. Please Note: This book has been transferred to Between the Covers from another database and might not be described to our usual standards. Please inquire for more detailed condition information.

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THOMAS, Lewis

New York: Viking, 1983. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. First edition. Very good in very good dustwrapper. Dustwrapper is yellowed. Please Note: This book has been transferred to Between the Covers from another database and might not be described to our usual standards. Please inquire for more detailed condition information.

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THOMAS, Lewis

New York: Viking, 1983. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Second edition. Near fine in near fine dustwrapper. Dustwrapper price clipped. Edges of spine slightly rubbed. Sticker on back dustwrapper Nice condition. Please Note: This book has been transferred to Between the Covers from another database and might not be described to our usual standards. Please inquire for more detailed condition information.

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Lewis Thomas

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The Youngest Science: Notes of a Medicine Watcher

Lewis, Thomas

Good. Used book in good condition. Has wear to the cover and pages. Contains some markings such as highlighting and writing. Ex-library with the usual stamps. 100% guaranteed. 061519

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Lewis Thomas

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The Youngest Science: Notes of a Medicine-Watcher

Lewis Thomas

Oxford Univ Pr, 1984-03. Hardcover. Good.

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Lewis Thomas

New York: Penguin Books Canada, 1995. Tenth. Paperback. Very Good/No Dj. 8vo. pp xiv 270, paperback edition

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Lewis Thomas

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Lewis Thomas

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THE YOUNGEST SCIENCE: NOTES OF A MEDICINE-WATCHER

THOMAS, LEWIS

NEW YORK: VIKING PRESS. VG/VG PREV OWNER'S INSCRIPTION FFEP. Pages: 270. . 1983. 1ST. HARDCOVER.. DJ SUNNED, FAINTLY SCRATCHED. .

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Lewis Thomas

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THOMAS, Lewis

NY: Viking, 1983. Second printing. 8vo, pp. xvi, 270. Appendix. Paper over boards with cloth spine. Near fine in scuffed dj.

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Lewis Thomas

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Thomas, Lewis

New York, New York, U.S.A.: Viking Press, 1983. very good hard cover, with dustjacket . Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.

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The Youngest Science: Notes of a Medicine-Watcher

Thomas, Lewis

New York: Viking Press. Hardcover. 1983. 1st Edition. 8vo 270pp . Very Good in Very Good DJ. Account of Dr. Thomas's life in medicine and an inquiry into what medicine is all about .

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THOMAS, LEWIS

The Viking Press, New York:. Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. Here, [the author] delights us with wonderful observations from poignant family memories to today's advanced lifesaving techniques, from descriptions of transplants, artificial hearts, and CAT scanners to his optimistic prediction that cancer will be conquered by the end of this century. ISBN: 067079533X.

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The Youngest Science: Notes of a Medicine Watcher;

Thomas, Lewis;

1983. 1983. Softcover. Very Good. Very Good Very good Bantam; Softcover/trade paperback; light fading to cove r and pap er; otherwi se in very good condition with clean text, tight bind ing; .

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The Youngest Science: Notes of a Medicine Watcher

Thomas Lewis

Oxford Univ Pr (Sd), 1985-12. Paperback. Good.

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THOMAS, LEWIS

Viking, NY, 1983. Hardcover. (Very Good or better unless otherwise noted). NY, 1983, 270p., Hardcover, dust jacket.

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The Youngest Science

Thomas, Lewis

Bantam. Paperback. 0553340662 1913- Very good little creased. books carefully packed and shipped promptly . Very Good. 1983.

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Thomas, Lewis

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Thomas, Lewis

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Youngest Science, The

Lewis Thomas

Bantam, 1991-10-01. Mass Market Paperback. Good.

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The Youngest Science: Notes of a Medicine-Watcher

Lewis Thomas

Viking Adult, February 1983. Hardcover. Good. Hardcover

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Thomas, Lewis

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Thomas, Lewis

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Thomas, Lewis

New York, New York: Viking, 1983. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Used Book: Hard Cover Thin line of discoloration to back board, inch-long tear to front of dust jacket, light wear to pages.

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YOUNGEST SCIENCE

Lewis Thomas

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