Science and Technology in Medicine: An Illustrated Account Based on Ninety-Nine Landmark Publications from Five Centuries (Hardcover)
Science and Technology in Medicine offers a window into the past to show how scientific and technologic discoveries over the last five centuries have impacted the practice of medicine. The book is a collection of 99 essays based on landmark publications from the medical literature. Each essay includes a summary of the article or chapter; text and images reproduced directly from the original source; a short biography of the author(s); and a discussion about the significance of the discovery and its subsequent influence on later developments. Original material by the likes of D rer, Bernoulli, Doppler, Pasteur, Trendelenburg, Curie, and R ntgen offer readers a rare glimpse at publications housed in archives around the world. The book is richly illustrated with color throughout and makes a stunning presentation. Physicians and surgeons, biomedical engineers, scientists, physicists, chemists and medical historians will be fascinated by this unique book.