Dates in Gastroenterology: A Chronological Record of Progress in Gastroenterology Over the Last Millenniumby H S.J. Lee (Editor)
To appreciate the state of the art as it exists today, it is helpful to know something of the background and history of the subject as it has developed over the last few centuries. Attractively bound and illustrated, Dates in Gastroenterology presents a chronological account of the development of modern gastroenterology from the ideas of Greek and Roman civilization to the present day.
Each entry contains a concise historical or biographical synopsis of the developments in anatomy, physiology, pharmacology and technology in the last millennium. The book provides a fascinating, useful record of the landmarks in the development of gastroenterology, including key names and events, from the writings of Hippocrates to the implications of Helicobacter infection.
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