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The Resource Mavericks, miracles, and medicine : the pioneers who risked their lives to bring medicine into the modern age, Julie M. Fenster

Mavericks, miracles, and medicine : the pioneers who risked their lives to bring medicine into the modern age, Julie M. Fenster

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Mavericks, miracles, and medicine : the pioneers who risked their lives to bring medicine into the modern age
Title
Mavericks, miracles, and medicine
Title remainder
the pioneers who risked their lives to bring medicine into the modern age
Statement of responsibility
Julie M. Fenster
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
IHH
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Fenster, J. M.
Dewey number
610/.9
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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History Channel (Television network)
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  • Medicine
  • Medical innovations
  • Medicine
Label
Mavericks, miracles, and medicine : the pioneers who risked their lives to bring medicine into the modern age, Julie M. Fenster
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"The companion to The History Channel series Mavericks, Miracles, and Medicine"--T.p
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 283-298) and index
Contents
  • Perfect focus
  • Antony van Leeuwenhoek, the microscopic world
  • Too much trouble
  • Ignaz Semmelweis, hospital cleanliness
  • Public enemy
  • Robert Koch, the tuberculosis bacillus
  • Trailing death
  • George A. Soper and Mary Mallon, "Typhoid Mary"
  • Worldly wise
  • Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, smallpox inoculation
  • Art of medicine
  • Tag ook
  • Paul Ehrlich, salvarsan for syphilis
  • Et al
  • Selman Waksman and Albert Schatz, a drug for TB
  • Battery operated
  • Arne and Else-Marie Larsson, the cardiac pacemaker
  • Organized brain
  • Thomas Willis, depicting cranial anatomy
  • Lost in thought
  • Franz Joseph Gall, phrenology
  • Andreas Vesalius, observation and anatomy
  • Ether frolic
  • Horace Wells, William T.G. Morton, and Charles Jackson, surgical anesthetic
  • Human feeling
  • David Ferrier and Frances Power Cobbe, brain localization and the animal-rights debate
  • Transfusion of murder
  • Jean-Baptiste Denis, experiments in blood transfusion
  • Master of the system
  • William Harvey, blood circulation
  • Long way to bypass
  • John H. Gibbon Jr., the heart-lung machine
  • Peculiar light
  • Bit of life
  • Joseph E. Murray and John P. Merrill, kidney transplantation
  • Wilhelm Roentgen, the first x-ray
  • Picture of youth
  • Werner Forssmann, the cardiac catheter
  • Never say die
  • Ian Wilmut and Dolly, cloning a mammal
Control code
ocm63197900
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xv, 304 p.
Isbn
9780760772898
Other physical details
ill., ports.
System control number
(OCoLC)63197900
Label
Mavericks, miracles, and medicine : the pioneers who risked their lives to bring medicine into the modern age, Julie M. Fenster
Publication
Note
"The companion to The History Channel series Mavericks, Miracles, and Medicine"--T.p
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 283-298) and index
Contents
  • Perfect focus
  • Antony van Leeuwenhoek, the microscopic world
  • Too much trouble
  • Ignaz Semmelweis, hospital cleanliness
  • Public enemy
  • Robert Koch, the tuberculosis bacillus
  • Trailing death
  • George A. Soper and Mary Mallon, "Typhoid Mary"
  • Worldly wise
  • Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, smallpox inoculation
  • Art of medicine
  • Tag ook
  • Paul Ehrlich, salvarsan for syphilis
  • Et al
  • Selman Waksman and Albert Schatz, a drug for TB
  • Battery operated
  • Arne and Else-Marie Larsson, the cardiac pacemaker
  • Organized brain
  • Thomas Willis, depicting cranial anatomy
  • Lost in thought
  • Franz Joseph Gall, phrenology
  • Andreas Vesalius, observation and anatomy
  • Ether frolic
  • Horace Wells, William T.G. Morton, and Charles Jackson, surgical anesthetic
  • Human feeling
  • David Ferrier and Frances Power Cobbe, brain localization and the animal-rights debate
  • Transfusion of murder
  • Jean-Baptiste Denis, experiments in blood transfusion
  • Master of the system
  • William Harvey, blood circulation
  • Long way to bypass
  • John H. Gibbon Jr., the heart-lung machine
  • Peculiar light
  • Bit of life
  • Joseph E. Murray and John P. Merrill, kidney transplantation
  • Wilhelm Roentgen, the first x-ray
  • Picture of youth
  • Werner Forssmann, the cardiac catheter
  • Never say die
  • Ian Wilmut and Dolly, cloning a mammal
Control code
ocm63197900
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xv, 304 p.
Isbn
9780760772898
Other physical details
ill., ports.
System control number
(OCoLC)63197900

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