Authority in medicine
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Authority in medicine old and new by Major Greenwood

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Published by The University press in Cambridge [Eng.] .
Written in English


  • Linacre, Thomas, 1460-1524,
  • Medicine

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Edition Notes

Statementby Major Greenwood.
SeriesThe Linacre lecture, 6 May 1943
LC ClassificationsR708 .G788
The Physical Object
Pagination31, [1] p.
Number of Pages31
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6471196M
LC Control Number44020078

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Authority revolves around the operatives of the Southern Reach agency. The agency is responsible for the investigation into the unexplained phenomena of Area X. The second book takes place in the human inhabited areas unlike the first book, Annihilation, which was set within Area X. Writing this book has provided me with an opportunity to indulge two complementary aspects of my constitution: a passion for science and medicine on the one hand, and a commitment to history and the humanities on the other. Many years ago, in an earlier and more troubled life, I qualified in, and for a brief period practised, medicine. With both sympathy and uncompromising honesty, Jonathan Imber traces the frequently troubled history of a medical profession that needs to attend to its increasingly fragile moral authority."—Richard John Neuhaus, editor in chief of the journal First Things. authority. An expert in a particular field. McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.