30-Second Medicine

The 50 crucial milestones, treatments and technologies in the history of health, each explained in half a minute

30-Second Medicine The 50 crucial milestones, treatments and technologies in the history of health, each explained in half a minute
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Format: Hardback, 160 Pages
ISBN: 9781782404552
Publisher: Ivy Press
Series: 30 Second
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Description

What does the Hippocratic oath actually say? Who originally discovered antibiotics? And is it true that technology now allows reconstructive surgery to use customized 3D-printed body parts? Find out the answers to these questions and many others in 30-Second Medicine, an intriguing visit to the world of illness and those who treat it. It takes the reader on an engrossing journey from the first “medicines”, drawn direct from the natural world , to today’s keyhole surgery, bionic limbs, and breakthrough drug treatments. It’s an essential and engaging read for anyone who wants to know more about the contemporary state of medicine, and where it may go next.

The author

Professor Gabrielle M. Finn is Vice Dean for Teaching, Learning and Students in the Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health at the University of Manchester and Professor of Medical Education. She has edited the books 30-second Anatomy and 30-second Medicine and is Associate Editor for the journals BMC Medical Education and Anatomical Sciences Education

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Specs

Format: Hardback, 160 Pages
ISBN: 9781782404552
Size: 7.087 in x 9.055 in / 180 mm x 230 mm
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