MedicineBook - 2009
Exploring more than 2,000 years of medical thinking and practice, this informative and concise handbook presents a wealth of information on key figures and crucial issues from the world of medicine. With insights and research of the great medical thinkers of history who advanced our knowledge of anatomy, illness, and disease, this reference follows the key developments in medical theory and practice from ancient Greece to the present day. A presentation on the work of great medical practitioners on the front line of nursing and surgery pairs with details on the key issues in the field of medicine, including euthanasia, stem cell research, cloning, animal research, and transplantation. From Avicenna and Hippocrates to Watson and Crick, this is a concise and enlightening guide to the pioneers of medical history.
Publisher: Chicago : Chicago Review Press, c 2009.
Characteristics: 128 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.