Medical Odysseys: The Different and Sometimes Unexpected Pathways to Twentieth-Century Medical Discoveries by Allen B. Weisse | 9780813516165 | Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
Medical Odysseys: The Different and Sometimes Unexpected Pathways to Twentieth-Century Medical Discoveries

Medical Odysseys: The Different and Sometimes Unexpected Pathways to Twentieth-Century Medical Discoveries

by Allen B. Weisse
     
 

ISBN-10: 0813516161

ISBN-13: 9780813516165

Pub. Date: 02/01/1991

Publisher: Rutgers University Press

With wit and style, Dr. Allen B. Weisse explores the odysseys of discovery that led to the great achievements of twentieth-century medicine: open heart surgery, antibiotics, the artificial kidney, chemotherapy, hepatitis and polio vaccines, vitamins, the heart pacemaker, and many more. In every case, Dr. Weisse goes behind the scenes, often drawing on his own

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With wit and style, Dr. Allen B. Weisse explores the odysseys of discovery that led to the great achievements of twentieth-century medicine: open heart surgery, antibiotics, the artificial kidney, chemotherapy, hepatitis and polio vaccines, vitamins, the heart pacemaker, and many more. In every case, Dr. Weisse goes behind the scenes, often drawing on his own interviews with the researchers themselves, and casts a fresh eye on the intricate processes of discovery and collaboration.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813516165
Publisher:
Rutgers University Press
Publication date:
02/01/1991
Pages:
237

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