From Anesthesia to X-Rays: Innovations and Discoveries That Changed Medicine Forever (Hardback)
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From Anesthesia to X-Rays: Innovations and Discoveries That Changed Medicine Forever (Hardback)

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Hardback 246 Pages / Published: 28/11/2016
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Easy to read and to use, this A-to-Z mini-encyclopedia covers the most important medical innovations of the last 200 years.


* Features 50 interesting A-to-Z reference entries on medical innovations

* Covers biographies of important medical innovators, descriptions of the first use of an innovation, and descriptions of other innovations that were less successful

* Provides an introductory essay explaining how the list was chosen and discussing the importance of innovation in the medical field

* Includes a chronology of major milestones in medical innovation

* Utilizes a ready-reference format that makes finding information about particular innovations easy

Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 9781610695732
Number of pages: 246
Weight: 635 g
Dimensions: 236 x 157 x 20 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
"This work applies a holistic approach that reaches beyond the implications for medicine and explores a more diverse way of understanding the innovation. Recognition is given to the dynamic nature of innovation with the exploration of related social contexts, political considerations, economic implications, and much more. The author uses writing that is easily accessible, translating medical and scientific content into a user-friendly volume for the layman." - Booklist
"The emphasis on innovation makes this book unique compared to other noteworthy titles on similar themes. . . . Summing Up: Recommended. All readers." - Choice

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