The Resource Medicine

Medicine

Label
Medicine
Title
Medicine
Creator
Subject
Summary
Medicine tells the fascinating story of the discipline, from ancient times to the present day, charting developments in healing, diagnosis, surgery, and drugs in a vividly visual and accessible format. Follow the gory pitfalls and the miraculous breakthroughs of medical history from trepanning, bloodletting, and body snatching to the latest developments in IVF and gene therapy. Clear diagrams explain major diseases, such as cancer, and enhance understanding of human anatomy, surgical instruments, and the progression of treatment over the centuries, setting the great milestones of medical history in their wider social context. A complementary illustrated reference section profiles all the main body systems and organs and explains their relevance in terms of the advancement of medicine. A compelling blend of riveting stories, accessible information, and striking illustrations, Medicine shows and tells how medicine has evolved into the lifesaving discipline it is today
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DK
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Science
  • Nonfiction
  • Medical
  • History
Label
Medicine
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:c7992c48-8015-42ef-a9ff-f52f4a163dea
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9781465458933
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
Medicine
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:c7992c48-8015-42ef-a9ff-f52f4a163dea
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9781465458933
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk

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