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The Resource Medical firsts : from Hippocrates to the human genome, Robert E. Adler

Medical firsts : from Hippocrates to the human genome, Robert E. Adler

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Medical firsts : from Hippocrates to the human genome
Title
Medical firsts
Title remainder
from Hippocrates to the human genome
Statement of responsibility
Robert E. Adler
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A 2,500-year history of medical advances and discoveries organizes entries chronologically and provides capsule information on the industry's milestones, breakthroughs, and significant contributors
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258337
Cataloging source
DLC
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1946-
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Adler, Robert E.
Dewey number
  • 610.9
  • 610.9
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Hippocrates
  • Medical innovations
  • Medicine
Target audience
general
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from Hippocrates to the human genome
Label
Medical firsts : from Hippocrates to the human genome, Robert E. Adler
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography, p. 216-225
Contents
1. Hippocrates: A Principle and a Method -- 2. Herophilus and Erasistratus: The Light That Failed -- 3. Marcus Varro: The Germ of an Idea -- 4. Soranus: The Birthing Doctor -- 5. Galen of Pergamon: Combative Genius -- 6. The Enlightened Mind of Abu Bakr al-Razi -- 7. Ibn al-Nafis: Galen's Nemesis -- 8. Paracelsus: Renaissance Rebel -- 9. Andreas Vesalius: Driven to Dissection -- 10. Johann Weyer: A Voice of Sanity in an Insane World -- 11. William Harvey and the Movements of the Heart -- 12. Edward Jenner: A Friend of Humanity -- 13. Such Stuff as Dreams Are Made On: The Discovery of Anesthesia -- 14. Antisepsis: Awakening from a Nightmare -- 15. The Quiet Dr. Snow -- 16. Pasteur and the Germ Theory of Disease -- 17. Out of the Corner of His Eye: Roentgen Discovers X-rays
Control code
000024756818
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
vii, 232 p.
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780471401759
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2003014212
Other physical details
ill., ports.
Label
Medical firsts : from Hippocrates to the human genome, Robert E. Adler
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography, p. 216-225
Contents
1. Hippocrates: A Principle and a Method -- 2. Herophilus and Erasistratus: The Light That Failed -- 3. Marcus Varro: The Germ of an Idea -- 4. Soranus: The Birthing Doctor -- 5. Galen of Pergamon: Combative Genius -- 6. The Enlightened Mind of Abu Bakr al-Razi -- 7. Ibn al-Nafis: Galen's Nemesis -- 8. Paracelsus: Renaissance Rebel -- 9. Andreas Vesalius: Driven to Dissection -- 10. Johann Weyer: A Voice of Sanity in an Insane World -- 11. William Harvey and the Movements of the Heart -- 12. Edward Jenner: A Friend of Humanity -- 13. Such Stuff as Dreams Are Made On: The Discovery of Anesthesia -- 14. Antisepsis: Awakening from a Nightmare -- 15. The Quiet Dr. Snow -- 16. Pasteur and the Germ Theory of Disease -- 17. Out of the Corner of His Eye: Roentgen Discovers X-rays
Control code
000024756818
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
vii, 232 p.
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780471401759
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2003014212
Other physical details
ill., ports.

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