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Author Gedeon, Andras.
Title Science and technology in medicine : an illustrated account based on ninety-nine landmark publications from five centuries / Andras Gedeon.
Imprint New York : Springer, 2006.

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Subject Medicine -- History.
Science -- History.
Medical technology -- History.
Science -- history.
History of Medicine.
History, Modern 1601-
Biomedical Technology -- history.
Description 1 online resource (vii, 551 pages) : illustrations, portraits
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 523-545)-and indexes.
Contents Ninety-nine landmark publications -- Timeline and topics at a glance -- The Network of interrelationships.
Summary "Science and Technology in Medicine offers a window into the past that illustrates ninety-nine significant scientific and technologic discoveries over the last five centuries and how they have impacted the advancement and practice of modern medicine. Each essay includes excerpts from, and a summary of, the original publication; a short biography of the author(s); and a discussion about the significance of the discovery and its subsequent developments. Original material from the likes of Durer, Bernoulli, Doppler, Pasteur, Trendelenburg, Curie and Roentgen offers readers a rare glimpse at publications housed in archives around the world, reproduced and illustrated in one volume."--Jacket.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780387278759
0387278753
0387301712 (alk. paper)
9780387301716 (alk. paper)
0387278745 (alk. paper)
9780387278742 (alk. paper)
ISBN/ISSN 10.1007/0-387-27875-3
OCLC # 262687235
Additional Format Print version: Gedeon, Andras. Science and technology in medicine. New York : Springer, 2006 0387301712 9780387301716 (DLC) 2005934913 (OCoLC)68207296