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Shapeshifters: A Doctor's Notes On Medicine & Human Change
Gavin Francis

Classification : Medicine
Pub Date : Mar 27, 2019
Imprint : Wellcome Collection
Page Extent : 296
Binding : PB
ISBN : 9781781257746
Price : 399

About the book
In his years of practising, Gavin Francis has seen it all: the promising law student trapped under the spell of anorexia; the bodybuilder whose use of illegal steroids threatens his fertility; the teenager agonising over the perplexing physical dramas of puberty; and the surprisingly upbeat woman growing a horn in the centre of her forehead.In Shapeshifters he draws on his patients' bodily transformations, both welcome and unwelcome, bringing together case histories and accounts from the history of medicine, art, literature, myth and magic to show how the very essence of being human is change.

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Gavin Francis has worked across four continents as a surgeon, emergency physician, medical officer with the British Antarctic Survey and latterly as a GP; he has described the pandemic response of 202...(+)
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