Doctors: The History of Scientific Medicine Revealed Through Biography - DVD, digital video course

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Doctors: The History of Scientific Medicine Revealed Through Biography - DVD, digital video course

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$199.95

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The Great Courses online courses
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The Great Courses are uniquely crafted for lifelong learners like you, with engaging, immersive learning experiences you can’t get in a lecture hall. The secret ingredient is YOU. Our customers are involved at every step of the process, helping to choose course subjects and select professors from the thousands we screen each year. The course creation process that follows involves so much more than just placing a camera in the back of a classroom. We surround the world’s greatest teachers with a team of experts who collaborate on crafting a customized and entertaining educational journey that’s both comprehensive and fascinating. From concept, to development, to custom content & visual design, each of The Great Courses is an unparalleled educational experience designed with people like you in mind.

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What major discoveries made modern medicine possible? Who were the fascinating individuals responsible for these discoveries? What qualities prepared each of them for their unique roles in medical history? Discover the answers in Doctors: The History of Scientific Medicine Revealed. Here, Professor Sherwin B. Nuland draws on the lives of 12 of medicine's greatest contributors to tell the human story behind the development of Western scientific medicine. By revealing the human side of science, this insightful course proves just how compelling a story is the scope of medical history.
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One of the first courses I listened to (I chose the audio version), and completely fascinating. It's not a long course -- just about 12 hours. Through a series of stories, you get a real sense of just how recently we relied on "science" that got it all wrong. This course makes you glad to be living in modern times, and makes you wonder how much more we still are getting wrong.
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