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The invention of surgery : a history of modern medicine : from the Renaissance to the implant revolution

Author: David Schneider, (Surgeon)
Publisher: New York, NY : Pegasus Books, 2020. ©2020
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First Pegasus Books cloth editionView all editions and formats
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The Invention of Surgery explains this dramatic progress and highlights the personalities of the discipline's most dynamic historical figures. It links together the lives of the pioneering scientists who first understood what causes disease, how organs become infected or cancerous, and how surgery could powerfully intercede in people's lives, and then shows how the rise of surgery intersected with many of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Popular Work
Creative nonfiction
History
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Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Schneider, (Surgeon)
ISBN: 9781643133164 1643133160
OCLC Number: 1134528925
Description: xx, 380 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Dilemma --
Paper, prophet, and printing press --
Vesalius and De Humani Corporis Fabrica --
The rise of science --
Harvey and Hunter --
Pathology --
Germs --
Antibiotics --
Anesthesia --
Elective surgery --
Vitallium --
Oversight and entitlement --
Device clearance --
Medical industrial complex and medical devices --
Surgery of the heart --
Specialization in surgery --
Implant revolution --
The birth of sports medicine --
Calculating the impact --
Brain implants --
Cyborg future and homo erectus.
Responsibility: David Schneider, MD.

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A fascinating history of the practice of surgery from one of the leading figures in the field, chronicling centuries of scientific breakthroughs by the discipline's most dynamic, pioneering doctors.  Read more...

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