The Rise And Fall Of Modern Medicine (Paperback)
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The Rise And Fall Of Modern Medicine (Paperback)

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Published: 03/11/2011
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The medical achievements of the post-war years rank as one of the supreme epochs of human endeavour. Advances in surgical technique, new ideas about the nature of disease and huge innovations in drug manufacture vanquished most common causes of early death, But, since the mid-1970s the rate of development has slowed, and the future of medicine is uncertain. How has this happened? James Le Fanu's hugely acclaimed survey of the 'twelve definitive moments' of modern medicine and the intellectual vacuum which followed them has been fully revised and updated for this edition. The Rise and Fall of Modern Medicine is both riveting drama and a clarion call for change.

Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
ISBN: 9780349123752
Number of pages: 608
Weight: 500 g
Dimensions: 199 x 129 x 40 mm


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Stand by for a brilliant read ... will send your heart palpitating and your blood pressure rising from the start Daily Mail Has the great knack of making even the most complex technical developments exciting and intelligible Observer A major achievement The Tablet Epic and entertaining. The Lancet

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