Written in a lively and engaging style, this book provides a fascinating introduction to the development of surgery through the ages. Heavily illustrated in colour, The Cambridge Illustrated History of Surgery is the only serious choice for a reader wanting a lively and informative single-volume introduction to surgical history.Table of Contents PrefaceAcknowledgementsFurther readingPicture index1. Surgery in prehistoric times2. The early years of written history - Mesopotamia, Egypt, China and India3. Surgery in Ancient Greece and Rome4. The Dark Ages and the Renaissance5. The age of the surgeon-anatomist: Part 1 - From the mid sixteenth century to the end of the seventeenth century6. The age of the surgeon-anatomist: Part 2 - From the beginning of the eighteenth century to the mid nineteenth century7. The advent of anaesthesia and antisepsis8. The birth of modern surgery - from Lister to the twentieth century9. The surgery of warfare10. Orthopaedic surgery11. Breast tumours12. Cutting for the stone13. Thyroid and parathyroid14. Thoracic and vascular surgery15. Organ transplantation16. Envoi - today and tomorrowIndex.
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Titolo: Cambridge Illustrated History of Surgery
Editore: Cambridge University Press
Finitura: Copertina flessibile
Misure: 18x24 cm
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