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The Resource To See with a Better Eye : a Life of R.T.H. Laennec

To See with a Better Eye : a Life of R.T.H. Laennec

Label
To See with a Better Eye : a Life of R.T.H. Laennec
Title
To See with a Better Eye
Title remainder
a Life of R.T.H. Laennec
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
René Théophile Hyacinthe Laennec (1781-1826) is best known for his invention of the stethoscope, one of medicine's most powerful symbols. Histories, novels, and films have cloaked his life in hagiography and legend. Jacalyn Duffin's fascinating new biography relies on a vastly expanded foundation of primary source material, including thousands of pages of handwritten patient records, lecture notes, unpublished essays, and letters. She situates Laennec, the scientist and teacher, within the broader social and intellectual currents of post-Revolutionary France. Her work uncovers a complex cha
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
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Duffin, Jacalyn
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Princeton Legacy Library
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Laennec, R. T. H.
  • Laennec, R. T. H.
  • Physicians
  • MEDICAL
  • HEALTH & FITNESS
  • HEALTH & FITNESS
  • MEDICAL
  • MEDICAL
  • MEDICAL
  • MEDICAL
  • MEDICAL
  • MEDICAL
  • Physicians
  • France
Label
To See with a Better Eye : a Life of R.T.H. Laennec
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Contents; Introduction; Part 1: Pathology: Anatomy, Physiology, and the Body Politic; Part 2: Auscultation; Part 3: Disease; Appendix A A Note on Sources: Scientific Papers and Correspondence; Appendix B Laennec's Finances; Appendix C Patients in the Two Editions of the Traité De L'auscultation; Appendix D Laennec's Network: A Glossary of Frequently Cited Names; Appendix E the Family of R.T.H. Laennec; List of Abbreviations; Notes; Bibliography of R.T.H. Laennec: Publications, Reviews, and Other Professional Activities; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn884012716
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (473 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400864676
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt7367tp
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)884012716
Label
To See with a Better Eye : a Life of R.T.H. Laennec
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Contents; Introduction; Part 1: Pathology: Anatomy, Physiology, and the Body Politic; Part 2: Auscultation; Part 3: Disease; Appendix A A Note on Sources: Scientific Papers and Correspondence; Appendix B Laennec's Finances; Appendix C Patients in the Two Editions of the Traité De L'auscultation; Appendix D Laennec's Network: A Glossary of Frequently Cited Names; Appendix E the Family of R.T.H. Laennec; List of Abbreviations; Notes; Bibliography of R.T.H. Laennec: Publications, Reviews, and Other Professional Activities; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn884012716
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (473 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400864676
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt7367tp
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)884012716

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