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Great Ideas in the History of Surgery
     

Great Ideas in the History of Surgery

by Leo M. Zimmerman, Ilza Veith, Ilza Veith
 

A history of surgical concepts and techniques from ancient Egypt to the early twentieth century, as expressed through carefully chosen selections from the original writings of the greatest surgeons in history. Each excerpt is prefaced by a detailed biographical and interpretive essay placing the work of each surgeon within its historical context. The selections are

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A history of surgical concepts and techniques from ancient Egypt to the early twentieth century, as expressed through carefully chosen selections from the original writings of the greatest surgeons in history. Each excerpt is prefaced by a detailed biographical and interpretive essay placing the work of each surgeon within its historical context. The selections are arranged both chronologically and thematically. The work also contains 115 portraits of surgeons and original illustrations from their writings.

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ISBN-13:
9780930405533
Publisher:
Norman Publishing
Publication date:
08/01/1993
Series:
Norman Surgery Series , #7
Pages:
608

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