Well-Mannered Medicine. Medical Ethics and Etiquette in Classical Ayurveda.
Oxford University Press, 2012. 264p. Paperback. Dagmar Wujastyk's thorough study of medical ethics in classical Ayurvedic texts adds substantially to our knowledge of Ayurveda as a medical system. Ethics here includes the moral attributes required of a physician, personal presentation, medical education, the doctor-patient relationship, medical deception, and much more. In this first rate study, Wujastyk avoids the danger of evaluating Ayurveda from the standpoint of Western medicine. This is required reading for everyone with an interest in Indian medicine or cross-cultural medical history. Frederick M. Smith, Professor of Sanskrit and Classical Indian Religions, University of Iowa (Publisher's information).