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Accidental medical discoveries : how tenacity and pure dumb luck changed the world, Robert W. Winters, MD

Label
Accidental medical discoveries : how tenacity and pure dumb luck changed the world
Title
Accidental medical discoveries
Title remainder
how tenacity and pure dumb luck changed the world
Statement of responsibility
Robert W. Winters, MD
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
An entertaining and enlightening look at the discovery of twenty-five medical breakthroughs that changed the world--unintentionally
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1926-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Winters, Robert W.
Dewey number
500
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Medicine
  • Discoveries in science
  • Medical care
Label
Accidental medical discoveries : how tenacity and pure dumb luck changed the world, Robert W. Winters, MD
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • still image
  • text
Content type code
  • sti
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • Machine generated contents note: pt. I SURGERY AND ANAESTHESIA -- 1.The Gleam of Cold Steel: Surgery without Anaesthesia -- 2.Ether and Nitrous Oxide: Blessed Relief -- 3.Chloroform: The Clergy Objects -- 4.Cocaine Anaesthesia: Freud's Favourite -- pt. II IMPLANTS -- 5.The Artificial Lens: A Legacy of Wartime -- 6.Good as New: Dental Implants -- pt. III DRUGS THAT AFFECT THE BLOOD -- 7.Vitamin K: Began with a Bleeding Chick -- 8.Dicumarol and Warfarin: Began with a Bleeding Cow -- pt. IV DRUGS THAT FIGHT INFECTION -- 9.Smallpox: The Cure of a Lesser Evil -- 10.Penicillin: The Crucial Role of Weather -- 11.Streptomycin: A Major Dispute -- 12.Cephalosporins: Something in the Sewage -- 13.Peptic Ulcers: A Discovery in an Empty Lab -- pt. V DRUGS THAT AFFECT THE HEART -- 14.Nitroglycerin and Amyl Nitrite: Boom! -- 15.Digitalis: The Shropshire Woman and the Foxglove -- 16.The Tranquilizers: Two Chance Discoveries -- 17.LSD: A Mind-Blowing Accident --
  • Contents note continued: 18.Lithium: The First Guinea Pigs Were Guinea Pigs! -- 19.Thorazine: A Cure from Curare -- pt. VI THE VITAMINS (VIT(AL) AMINES) -- 20.The Naming of Vitamins: The Vital Missing Pieces -- 21.Vitamin B: Brown Rice Cures Beriberi -- 22.Vitamin C: Another Battle for Priority -- 23.Vitamin D: Bowlegged Lion Cubs -- pt. VII OTHER MEDICAL DISCOVERIES -- 24.Insulin: The Role of Insomnia -- 25.Viagra: A Pleasant Surprise -- 26.X-rays: Bertha's Hand
Control code
000059025695
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xi, 248 pages
Isbn
9781510712461
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)936534059
Label
Accidental medical discoveries : how tenacity and pure dumb luck changed the world, Robert W. Winters, MD
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • still image
  • text
Content type code
  • sti
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • Machine generated contents note: pt. I SURGERY AND ANAESTHESIA -- 1.The Gleam of Cold Steel: Surgery without Anaesthesia -- 2.Ether and Nitrous Oxide: Blessed Relief -- 3.Chloroform: The Clergy Objects -- 4.Cocaine Anaesthesia: Freud's Favourite -- pt. II IMPLANTS -- 5.The Artificial Lens: A Legacy of Wartime -- 6.Good as New: Dental Implants -- pt. III DRUGS THAT AFFECT THE BLOOD -- 7.Vitamin K: Began with a Bleeding Chick -- 8.Dicumarol and Warfarin: Began with a Bleeding Cow -- pt. IV DRUGS THAT FIGHT INFECTION -- 9.Smallpox: The Cure of a Lesser Evil -- 10.Penicillin: The Crucial Role of Weather -- 11.Streptomycin: A Major Dispute -- 12.Cephalosporins: Something in the Sewage -- 13.Peptic Ulcers: A Discovery in an Empty Lab -- pt. V DRUGS THAT AFFECT THE HEART -- 14.Nitroglycerin and Amyl Nitrite: Boom! -- 15.Digitalis: The Shropshire Woman and the Foxglove -- 16.The Tranquilizers: Two Chance Discoveries -- 17.LSD: A Mind-Blowing Accident --
  • Contents note continued: 18.Lithium: The First Guinea Pigs Were Guinea Pigs! -- 19.Thorazine: A Cure from Curare -- pt. VI THE VITAMINS (VIT(AL) AMINES) -- 20.The Naming of Vitamins: The Vital Missing Pieces -- 21.Vitamin B: Brown Rice Cures Beriberi -- 22.Vitamin C: Another Battle for Priority -- 23.Vitamin D: Bowlegged Lion Cubs -- pt. VII OTHER MEDICAL DISCOVERIES -- 24.Insulin: The Role of Insomnia -- 25.Viagra: A Pleasant Surprise -- 26.X-rays: Bertha's Hand
Control code
000059025695
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xi, 248 pages
Isbn
9781510712461
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)936534059

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