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The Physician's Covenant (2nd Edition)

William May

The Physician's Covenant (2nd Edition)

William May

$55.00

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1. Parent 2. Fighter 3. Technician 4. The Physician's Covenant 5. Teacher 6. Covenanted Institutions 7. A Covenanted Health Care System

- Publisher May considers the overarching images that shape the convictions & daily practice of the physician. Taking a step back from the procedures & quandaries that are the focal points of many books on ethics, he explores the moral power of images in understanding the healer & defining his or her tasks. In this second edition, May updates his reflections on five images of the healer: parent, fighter, technician, teacher, & covenanter.

- Publisher

In this book, William May considers the images that shape the convictions and daily practice of the physician--images that can order experience and present the practitioner with imperatives by which to live. This updated edition will once again challenge physicians, students, and teachers of medical ethics to reach a deeper understanding of the physician's place in society.



- Publisher

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About "The Physician's Covenant (2nd Edition)"

1. Parent 2. Fighter 3. Technician 4. The Physician's Covenant 5. Teacher 6. Covenanted Institutions 7. A Covenanted Health Care System
- Publisher

May considers the overarching images that shape the convictions & daily practice of the physician. Taking a step back from the procedures & quandaries that are the focal points of many books on ethics, he explores the moral power of images in understanding the healer & defining his or her tasks. In this second edition, May updates his reflections on five images of the healer: parent, fighter, technician, teacher, & covenanter.
- Publisher

In this book, William May considers the images that shape the convictions and daily practice of the physician--images that can order experience and present the practitioner with imperatives by which to live. This updated edition will once again challenge physicians, students, and teachers of medical ethics to reach a deeper understanding of the physician's place in society.


- Publisher

Meet the Author

William May

William F. May is Cary M. Maguire Professor Emeritus at Perkins School of Theology, Southern Methodist University, in Dallas, Texas. He is the author of "The Patient's Ordeal" and "Testing the Medical Covenant".

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