The Resource Medical firsts : from Hippocrates to the human genome, Robert E. Adler

Medical firsts : from Hippocrates to the human genome, Robert E. Adler

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Medical firsts : from Hippocrates to the human genome
Title
Medical firsts
Title remainder
from Hippocrates to the human genome
Statement of responsibility
Robert E. Adler
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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1946-
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Adler, Robert E.
Dewey number
610/.9
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
R133
LC item number
.A43 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
NLM call number
WZ 40 b A237m 2004
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Medicine
  • Medical innovations
  • History of Medicine
  • Physicians
  • Physicians
  • Microbiology
  • Microbiology
  • Genetics
  • Genetics
Label
Medical firsts : from Hippocrates to the human genome, Robert E. Adler
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Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 216-225) and index
Contents
  • Hippocrates: a principle and a method -- Herophilus and Erasistratus: the light that failed -- Marcus Varro: the germ of an idea -- Dioscorides: the herb man of Anazarbus -- Soranus: the birthing doctor -- Galen of Pergamon: combative genius -- The enlightened mind of Abu Bakr al-Razi -- Ibn Bal-nafis, Glen's nemesis -- Fracastoro: the poet of pestilence -- Paracelsus, renaissance rebel -- Andreas Vesalius, driven to dissection -- Ambroise Pare(/), a man for all seasons -- Johann Weyer--a voice of sanity in an insane world -- William Harvey and the movements of the heart -- Edward Jenner, a friend of humanity -- Such stuff as dreams are made on: the discovery of anesthesia -- Antisepsis: awakening from a nightmare -- The quiet Dr. Snow -- Pasteur and the germ theory of disease -- Out of the corner of his eye: Roentgen discovers x-rays -- Sigmund Freud's dynamic unconscious -- Beyond bacteria: Ivanovsky's discovery of viruses -- The prepared mind of Alexander Fleming -- Margaret Sanger and the pill --
  • Organ transplantation, a legacy of life -- A baby's cry: the birth of in vitro fertilization -- Humanity eradicates a disease--smallpox--for the first time -- Cannibals, kuru and mad cows: a new kind of plague -- Self, non-self and danger: deciphering the immune system -- Discovery can't wait--cracking the human genome -- Into the future
Extent
1 online resource (vii, 232 pages
Form of item
online
Other physical details
illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1036613345
System details
Mode of access: Internet
Label
Medical firsts : from Hippocrates to the human genome, Robert E. Adler
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 216-225) and index
Contents
  • Hippocrates: a principle and a method -- Herophilus and Erasistratus: the light that failed -- Marcus Varro: the germ of an idea -- Dioscorides: the herb man of Anazarbus -- Soranus: the birthing doctor -- Galen of Pergamon: combative genius -- The enlightened mind of Abu Bakr al-Razi -- Ibn Bal-nafis, Glen's nemesis -- Fracastoro: the poet of pestilence -- Paracelsus, renaissance rebel -- Andreas Vesalius, driven to dissection -- Ambroise Pare(/), a man for all seasons -- Johann Weyer--a voice of sanity in an insane world -- William Harvey and the movements of the heart -- Edward Jenner, a friend of humanity -- Such stuff as dreams are made on: the discovery of anesthesia -- Antisepsis: awakening from a nightmare -- The quiet Dr. Snow -- Pasteur and the germ theory of disease -- Out of the corner of his eye: Roentgen discovers x-rays -- Sigmund Freud's dynamic unconscious -- Beyond bacteria: Ivanovsky's discovery of viruses -- The prepared mind of Alexander Fleming -- Margaret Sanger and the pill --
  • Organ transplantation, a legacy of life -- A baby's cry: the birth of in vitro fertilization -- Humanity eradicates a disease--smallpox--for the first time -- Cannibals, kuru and mad cows: a new kind of plague -- Self, non-self and danger: deciphering the immune system -- Discovery can't wait--cracking the human genome -- Into the future
Extent
1 online resource (vii, 232 pages
Form of item
online
Other physical details
illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1036613345
System details
Mode of access: Internet

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