The History of Surgery in the United States, 1775-1990: Textbooks, Monographs and Treatisesby Ira M. Rutkow
Pub. Date: 09/01/1988
Publisher: Norman Publishing
The first volume of the definitive two-volume set on the development of American surgery describes, analyzes and illustrates with 130 historic reproductions from the original texts the 552 original surgical treatises written by American surgeons before 1900. Both volumes are arranged by surgical specialties so that each chapter represents a chronological history of the literature of anesthesia, colon and rectal surgery, general surgery, gynecology, neurological surgery, ophthalmology, orthopedic surgery, otorhinolaryngology, plastic surgery, thoracic surgery, and urology.
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