The Laws of Medicine

Hardcover
Siddhartha Mukherjee
Hardcover
English

ᆌ Hardcover Read ీ The Laws of Medicine ᇩ E-Pub Author Siddhartha Mukherjee ሤ Essential, required listening for doctors and patients alike A Pulitzer Prize winning author and one of the world s premiere cancer researchers reveals an urgent philosophy on the little known principles that govern medicine and how understanding these principles can empower us all Over a decade ago, when Siddhartha Mukherjee was a young, exhausted, and isolated medical resident, he discovered a book that would forever change the way he understood the medical profession The book, The Youngest Science, forced Dr Mukherjee to ask himself an urgent, fundamental question Is medicine a science Sciences must have laws statements of truth based on repeated experiments that describe some universal attribute of nature But does medicine have laws like other sciences Dr Mukherjee has spent his career pondering this question a question that would ultimately produce some of the most serious thinking he would do around the tenets of his discipline culminating in The Laws of Medicine In this important treatise, he investigates the most perplexing and illuminating cases of his career that ultimately led him to identify the three key principles that govern medicine Brimming with fascinating historical details and modern medical wonders, this important audiobook is a fascinating glimpse into the struggles and eureka moments that people outside of the medical profession rarely see Written with Dr Mukherjee s signature eloquence and passionate prose, The Laws of Medicine is a critical book not just for those in the medical profession but for everyone who is moved to better understand how their health and well being are being treated Ultimately this book lays the groundwork for a new way of understanding medicine now and into the future The Laws of Medicine

The Laws of Medicine