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The Resource Medicine : the definitive illustrated history, Steve Parker ; contributors Alexandra Black, Philip Parker, Sally Regan, Marcus Weeks

Medicine : the definitive illustrated history, Steve Parker ; contributors Alexandra Black, Philip Parker, Sally Regan, Marcus Weeks

Label
Medicine : the definitive illustrated history
Title
Medicine
Title remainder
the definitive illustrated history
Statement of responsibility
Steve Parker ; contributors Alexandra Black, Philip Parker, Sally Regan, Marcus Weeks
Creator
Contributor
Author
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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. 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,"--
Assigning source
Amazon.com
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1952-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Parker, Steve
Dewey number
610.9
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Black, Alexandra
  • Parker, Philip
  • Regan, Sally
  • Weeks, Marcus
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Medicine
  • Medicine
  • MEDICAL / History
  • Medicine
Target audience
adult
Label
Medicine : the definitive illustrated history, Steve Parker ; contributors Alexandra Black, Philip Parker, Sally Regan, Marcus Weeks
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Ancient wisdom to 700 -- Revival and Renaisssance 700-1800 -- Science takes charge 1800-1900 -- Era of specialization 1900-1960 -- Promises old and new 1960-present
Control code
ocn936192300
Dimensions
31 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
320 pages
Isbn
9781465453419
Lccn
2016427995
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)936192300
Label
Medicine : the definitive illustrated history, Steve Parker ; contributors Alexandra Black, Philip Parker, Sally Regan, Marcus Weeks
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Ancient wisdom to 700 -- Revival and Renaisssance 700-1800 -- Science takes charge 1800-1900 -- Era of specialization 1900-1960 -- Promises old and new 1960-present
Control code
ocn936192300
Dimensions
31 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
320 pages
Isbn
9781465453419
Lccn
2016427995
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)936192300

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