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Dr. Golem: how to think about medicine

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University of Chicago Press,
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[2005]
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English
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A creature of Jewish mythology, a golem is an animated being made by man from clay and water who knows neither his own strength nor the extent of his ignorance. Like science and technology, the subjects of Harry Collins and Trevor Pinch's previous volumes, medicine is also a golem, and this Dr. Golem should not be blamed for its mistakes?they are, after all, our mistakes. The problem lies in its well-meaning clumsiness. Dr. Golem explores some of the mysteries and complexities of medicine while untangling the inherent conundrums of scientific research and highlighting its vagaries. Driven by t.
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subject_facetBeperkingen
Community Participation
Consumer Participation
Delivery of Health Care
Electronic books
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- General
Kwakzalverij
MEDICAL -- Clinical Medicine
MEDICAL -- Diseases
MEDICAL -- Evidence-Based Medicine
MEDICAL -- Internal Medicine
Medicine -- Philosophy
Medicine, Popular
Physician-Patient Relations
Sociology, Medical
Wetenschap
title_displayDr. Golem : how to think about medicine
title_fullDr. Golem : how to think about medicine / Harry Collins & Trevor Pinch
Dr. Golem [electronic resource] : how to think about medicine / Harry Collins & Trevor Pinch
title_shortDr. Golem
title_subhow to think about medicine
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Consumer Participation
Delivery of Health Care
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Evidence-Based Medicine
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Physician-Patient Relations
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