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From Anesthesia to X-Rays : Innovations and Discoveries That Changed Medicine Forever (Hardcover)

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This short encyclopedia provides 50 alphabetical entries on therapeutic, technological, and procedural innovations and discoveries made between 1796 and 2007 that impacted medicine, organized into the categories of procedures and devices, such as angioplasty, dialysis, organ transplantation, cataract surgery, and stem cell therapy; tests and tools like clinical trials, magnetic resonance imaging, pap smears, the stethoscope, and the thermometer; medications and vaccines, including aspirin, the birth control pill, chemotherapy, insulin, penicillin, and the polio vaccine; and other discoveries, such as iodine, malaria, germ theory, and vitamins. Each entry describes the discovery; how, where, when, and by whom it was made; and its importance. Annotation ©2017 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
Number of Pages: 246
Genre: Medical, Reference, Technology
Sub-Genre: Encyclopedias, History
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Greenwood Pub Group
Author: Christiane Nockels Fabbri
Language: English
Street Date: November 28, 2016
TCIN: 17266923
UPC: 9781610695732
Item Number (DPCI): 247-06-5406
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