Little Book of Medical Breakthroughs
  • Little Book of Medical Breakthroughs
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Little Book of Medical Breakthroughs

by Naomi Craft
     
 

The Little Book of Medical Breakthroughs explains over 100 seminal discoveries, inventions, and theories that have shaped the history of medical practice. Presenting a wide range of the most important medical breakthroughs, it covers a variety of topics, including artificial limbs used in Ancient Egypt, modern-day X-rays, immunization, and sanitation.

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The Little Book of Medical Breakthroughs explains over 100 seminal discoveries, inventions, and theories that have shaped the history of medical practice. Presenting a wide range of the most important medical breakthroughs, it covers a variety of topics, including artificial limbs used in Ancient Egypt, modern-day X-rays, immunization, and sanitation.

This little book is packed with key facts that engage, inform, and provoke, including:

  • When was the first caesarean section performed?
  • How was immunization for smallpox discovered?
  • Who first categorized the four main blood groups?
  • When was the first successful heart transplant?

Perfect for dipping into or for reading from beginning to end, The Little Book of Medical Breakthroughs provides a comprehensive overview of the medical world from ancient times to the modern day.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781435121188
Publisher:
Sterling
Publication date:
04/11/2010
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 6.80(h) x 1.10(d)

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