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

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Rene Theophile 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foundation of primary source material, including thousands of pages of handwritten patient records, lecture notes, unpublished essays, and letters.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 ...

To See with a Better Eye: A Life of R. T. H. Laennec 2016, Princeton University Press, New Jersey

ISBN-13: 9780691635644

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To See with a Better Eye: A Life of R. T. H. Laennec 2014, Princeton University Press, New Jersey

ISBN-13: 9780691606965

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To See with a Better Eye: A Life of R. T. H. Laennec 1998, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780691037080

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