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Matter of Life and Death: Magic Moments and Dark Hours in the History of Medicine
     

A Matter of Life and Death: Magic Moments and Dark Hours in the History of Medicine

 
Travel back in time 5000 years to explore the history of medicine in an enlightening documentary exploring both the breakthroughs that transformed the way doctors served their patients, and the breakdowns where everything that could go wrong, did.

Overview

Travel back in time 5000 years to explore the history of medicine in an enlightening documentary exploring both the breakthroughs that transformed the way doctors served their patients, and the breakdowns where everything that could go wrong, did.

Product Details

Release Date:
06/06/2006
UPC:
0016351099297
Source:
Shanachie
Sound:
[Dolby Digital Stereo]
Time:
4:00:00
Sales rank:
43,533

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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- A Matter of Life and Death: Magic Moments and Dark Hours in the History of Medicine
1. Play Program [3:26]
2. Difficult Pregnancies [6:25]
3. Succumbing to a Mysterious Fever [6:24]
4. Premature Birth [7:16]
5. The Scourge of Smallpox [6:38]
6. Breakthroughs of Louis Pasteur [6:04]
7. The Stethoscope and Tuberculosis [7:45]
8. The Discovery of X-Rays [7:28]
9. Play Program [3:11]
10. Birth Control Pill Revolution [5:08]
11. Syphilis - Cupid's Poison Arrow [5:24]
12. The Rise of Aids [8:16]
13. The Search for the Human Seed [7:54]
14. Bone Saws and Wound Clamps [2:09]
15. The Bible of Human Anatomy [10:58]
16. Ether, Chloroform and Laughing Gas [8:36]
Disc #2 -- A Matter of Life and Death: Magic Moments and Dark Hours in the History of Medicine
1. Play Program [3:24]
2. The Heart Is a Pump [5:29]
3. The Deadly Clotting of Blood [8:27]
4. Artificial Kidneys and Dialysis [10:15]
5. Diabetes - Easy to Spot, Hard to Cure [7:25]
6. Unravelling the Stomach Ulcer Mystery [6:12]
7. Drugs From Alchemy to Pharmacy [3:14]
8. The Discovery of Penicillin [7:10]
9. Play Program [2:43]
10. Life Threatening Experiments [6:14]
11. The Evolution of Heart Transplants [8:32]
12. 200 Years of Cancer Research [5:36]
13. Radiation and Chemotherapy [6:37]
14. Fighting Blindness over the Centuries [9:38]
15. Alzeimer's - The Disease of the 21st Century [6:50]
16. DNA and Gene Research [5:13]

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