Cambridge Illustrated History of Surgery

Cambridge Illustrated History of Surgery
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ISBN-13:
9780521720335
Erscheinungsdatum:
01.12.2008
Seiten:
274
Autor:
Harold Ellis
Gewicht:
793 g
Format:
244x191x20 mm
Sprache:
Englisch

Inhaltsverzeichnis
Preface; Acknowledgements; Further reading; Picture index; 1. Surgery in prehistoric times; 2. The early years of written history - Mesopotamia, Egypt, China and India; 3. Surgery in Ancient Greece and Rome; 4. The Dark Ages and the Renaissance; 5. The age of the surgeon-anatomist: Part 1 - From the mid sixteenth century to the end of the seventeenth century; 6. The age of the surgeon-anatomist: Part 2 - From the beginning of the eighteenth century to the mid nineteenth century; 7. The advent of anaesthesia and antisepsis; 8. The birth of modern surgery - from Lister to the twentieth century; 9. The surgery of warfare; 10. Orthopaedic surgery; 11. Breast tumours; 12. Cutting for the stone; 13. Thyroid and parathyroid; 14. Thoracic and vascular surgery; 15. Organ transplantation; 16. Envoi - today and tomorrow; Index.
Beschreibung
Written in a lively and engaging style, this book provides a fascinating introduction to the development of surgery through the ages. Heavily illustrated in colour, The Cambridge Illustrated History of Surgery is the only serious choice for a reader wanting a lively and informative single-volume introduction to surgical history.
Autor
Harold Ellis is Emeritus Professor of Surgery at the University of London, UK.

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