Rockefeller Money, the Laboratory and Medicine in Edinburgh, 1919-1930: New Science in an Old Country

Rockefeller Money, the Laboratory and Medicine in Edinburgh, 1919-1930: New Science in an Old Country

by Christopher Lawrence
     
 

This book examines the Rockefeller Foundation's attempts to introduce the laboratory sciences, particularly biochemistry, into the Edinburgh medical world of the 1920s.See more details below

Overview

This book examines the Rockefeller Foundation's attempts to introduce the laboratory sciences, particularly biochemistry, into the Edinburgh medical world of the 1920s.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781580461955
Publisher:
Boydell & Brewer, Limited
Publication date:
08/24/2005
Series:
Rochester Studies in Medical History, #5
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

1Introduction : medical cultures1
2Medical revolutions11
3The rockefeller foundation and the culture of British medicine25
4The organization and ethos of Edinburgh medicine63
5Edinburgh, London, and North America93
6The departments of surgery and medicine140
7A hospital laboratory186
8A university laboratory in a hospital225
9Bench and bedside269
10Conclusion : modern times326

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