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Medicine

Presenting the great story of medical progress from ancient times to the modern day, Medicine shows readers how far the practice of healing has come with the development of new technologies. Covering ev… (See Below for Full Description)
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Presenting the great story of medical progress from ancient times to the modern day, Medicine shows readers how far the practice of healing has come with the development of new technologies. Covering everything from diagnosis to surgery to alternative medicine, this book discusses the many inventions that have reduced the incidence of disease, helped doctors treat specific ailments, and allowed people to live longer, healthier lives. Illustrations accompany the engaging narrative, and a timeline, glossary, further reading list, and index provide easy access to a broad range of information on medicine and medical technology.

Coverage includes:
  • Early Days
  • Scientific Methods
  • Making a Diagnosis
  • Taking Medicine
  • Surgery
  • Other Treatments
  • Helping New Life
  • Disability
  • Alternative Medicine
  • Health in Future.

Additional Info

ISBN-13 978-0-8160-5442-8
ISBN-10 816054428
Bundle Options Individual
Language English
Publisher Infobase Learning
From the Series History of Invention
Author Daniel Gilpin
Publication Date 4/1/2004
Book's Binding Hardcover
Imprint Facts On File
Specifications Full-color and black-and-white photographs and illustrations. Glossary. Further reading. Timeline. Index.
Available Formats Print

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