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Doctors : the history of scientific medicine revealed through biography

Author: Sherwin B Nuland; Teaching Company.
Publisher: Chantilly, VA : Teaching Co., [2005]
Series: Great courses (DVD)., Modern history.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English
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Twelve lectures (30 min. each) that discuss the history of the development of Western scientific medicine, set against character studies of twelve of the greatest physicians since classical times.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Educational films
Feature films
Filmed lectures
History
Nonfiction films
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities
Named Person: Hippocrates.; Galen.; Andreas Vesalius; William Harvey; Giambattista Morgagni; John Hunter; R T H Laennec; W T G Morton; Rudolf Virchow; Joseph Lister, Baron; William Halsted; Helen B Taussig; Galen.; William Halsted; William Harvey; Hippocrates.; John Hunter; R T H Laennec; Joseph Lister, Baron; Giambattista Morgagni; W T G Morton; Helen B Taussig; Andreas Vesalius; Rudolf Virchow
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Sherwin B Nuland; Teaching Company.
ISBN: 1598030302 9781598030303
OCLC Number: 61233044
Performer(s): Instructor: Sherman B. Nuland.
Description: 2 videodiscs (180 min. each) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 course guidebook (ii, 79 pages ; 22 cm).
Details: DVD, NTSC.
Contents: disc 1. 1. Hippocrates and the origins of Western medicine ; 2. The paradox of Galen ; 3. Vesalius and the Renaissance of medicine ; 4. Harvey, discoverer of the circulation ; 5. Morgagni and the anatomy of disease ; 6. Hunter, the surgeon as scientist --
disc 2. 7. Laennec and the invention of the stethoscope ; 8. Morton and the origins of anesthesia ; 9. Virchow and the cellular origins of disease ; 10. Lister and the germ theory ; 11. Halsted and the American medical education ; 12. Taussig and the development of cardiac surgery.
Series Title: Great courses (DVD)., Modern history.
Responsibility: Sherwin B. Nuland ; Teaching Company.

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Twelve lectures (30 min. each) that discuss the history of the development of Western scientific medicine, set against character studies of twelve of the greatest physicians since classical times.

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