Dates in Cardiology: A Chronological Record of Progress in Cardiology over the Last Millennium

Dates in Cardiology: A Chronological Record of Progress in Cardiology over the Last Millennium

by H S.J. Lee
     
 

This is an attractively bound and illustrated, all-encompassing chrono logical history of cardiology from the ideas of Greek and Roman civili zation to the present day. Each entry contains a concise historical or biographical synopsis that helps readers appreciate the developments in anatomy, physiology, pharmacology and technology in the last millen nium. The book

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This is an attractively bound and illustrated, all-encompassing chrono logical history of cardiology from the ideas of Greek and Roman civili zation to the present day. Each entry contains a concise historical or biographical synopsis that helps readers appreciate the developments in anatomy, physiology, pharmacology and technology in the last millen nium. The book provides a fascinating, useful record of the landmarks in the development of cardiology, including key names and events, from the writings of Hippocrates to the implications of Chlamydia infectio n in heart disease. Perfect millennium gift.

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Oncological dating begins in 2698 BC when a Chinese physician<-- >author of the <-->gave the first description of tumors and included five forms of therapy: spiritual cure, pharmacology, diet, acupuncture, and treatment of respiratory diseases. This chronology ends in 1999 when Jan Walboomers of the Free University of Amsterdam and Michele Manos of Johns Hopkins provide evidence that the human papilloma virus is present in 99.7% of all cases of cervical cancer. Occasional b&w photos and drawings punctuate this chronology (exact dates not included) of 10- to 35-word descriptions, often technical, of each noteworthy occurrence. Lacks index and bibliography. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781850704980
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
06/15/2000
Series:
Landmarks in Medicine Series
Edition description:
ILLUSTRATED
Pages:
130
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 10.20(h) x 0.57(d)

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