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Medical Mavericks Hugh Desaix Riordan

Medical Mavericks

Hugh Desaix Riordan

ISBN : 9780942333077
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 About the Book 

This book is dedicated to the memory of all those medical doctors who, since history has been recorded, have contributed to the progress of the science and art of medicine. Medical Mavericks are practitioners who did not follow conventional paths. Instead they chose to go where there is no path and leave a trail. This is not an easy journey. Schopenhauers made the observation that new thought and new truth most often go through three stages. First they are ridiculed. Next they are violently opposed. Then, finally they are accepted as being self-evident. Medical Mavericks Volume One chronicles the tales of 18 different practitioners who were mavericks in their thinking.