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Medicine's 10 greatest discoveries

Author: Meyer Friedman; Gerald W Friedland
Publisher: New Haven, Conn : Yale University Press, ©1998.
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This absorbing book by two distinguished physicians is the first to describe the most significant medical discoveries throughout history, bringing to life the scientific pioneers responsible for them and the excitement and frustrations that surrounded the final achievements. What have been the most important medical breakthroughs of our time? This book is the first to tell the inside story behind humankind's ten  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Friedman, Meyer, 1910-
Medicine's 10 greatest discoveries.
New Haven, Conn : Yale University Press, ©1998
(DLC) 98019921
(OCoLC)38964197
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Meyer Friedman; Gerald W Friedland
ISBN: 0585373507 9780585373508
OCLC Number: 48138459
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 263 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Andreas Vesalius and Modern Human Anatomy --
William Harvey and the Circulation of Blood --
Antony Leeuwenhoek and Bacteria --
Edward Jenner and Vaccination --
Crawford Long and Surgical Anesthesia --
Wilhelm Roentgen and the X-ray Beam --
Ross Harrison and Tissue Culture --
Nikolai Anichkov and Cholesterol --
Alexander Fleming and Antibiotics --
Maurice Wilkins and DNA.
Other Titles: Medicine's ten greatest discoveries
Responsibility: Meyer Friedman, and Gerald W. Friedland.
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