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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 (Compact disc)
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents lectures delivered by Sherman B. Nuland, concerning 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: Audiobooks
Biography
History
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Sherwin B Nuland; Teaching Company.
ISBN: 1598030299 9781598030297
OCLC Number: 61254114
Notes: Compact disc.
Performer(s): Presented by Sherwin B. Nuland.
Description: 6 audio discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 course guidebook (22 cm).
Contents: lecture 1. Hippocrates and the origins of Western medicine --
lecture 2. The paradox of Galen --
lecture 3. Vesalius and the Renaissance of medicine --
lecture 4. Harvey, discoverer of the circulation --
lecture 5. Morgagni and the anatomy of disease --
lecture 6. Hunter, the surgeon as scientist --
lecture 7. Laennec and the invention of the stethoscope --
lecture 8. Morton and the origins of anesthesia --
lecture 9. Virchow and the cellular origins of disease --
lecture 10. Lister and the germ theory --
lecture 11. Halsted and the American medical education --
lecture 12. Taussig and the development of cardiac surgery.
Series Title: Great courses (Compact disc)
Other Titles: History of scientific medicine revealed through biography
Responsibility: Sherwin B. Nuland.

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Presents lectures delivered by Sherman B. Nuland, concerning 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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