David Schneider

Invention of Surgery

14,47 €
109,00 kn

David Schneider

Invention of Surgery

14,47 €
109,00 kn


A fascinating history of the practice of surgery from one of the leading figures in the field, chronicling centuries of scientific breakthroughs by the discipline`s most dynamic, pioneering doctors. Written by an author with plenty of experience holding a scalpel, Dr. David Schneider`s The Invention of Surgery is an in-depth biography of the practice that has leapt forward over the centuries from the dangerous guesswork of ancient Greek physicians through the world-changing "implant revolution" of the twentieth century. The Invention of Surgery explains this dramatic progress and highlights the personalities of the discipline`s most dynamic historical figures. It links together the lives of the pioneering scientists who first understood what causes disease, how organs become infected or cancerous, and how surgery could powerfully intercede in people`s lives, and then shows how the rise of surgery intersected with many of the greatest medical breakthroughs of the last century, including the evolution of medical education, the transformation of the hospital from a place of dying to a habitation of healing, the development of antibiotics, and the rise of transistors and polymer science. And as Schneider argues, surgery has not finished transforming; new technologies are constantly reinventing both the practice of surgery and the nature of the objects we are permanently implanting in our bodies. Schneider considers these latest developments, asking "What`s next?" and analyzing how our conception of surgery has changed alongside our evolving ideas of medicine, technology, and our bodies.



GODINA IZDANJA
2021
JEZIK IZDANJA
Engleski
NAKLADNIK / PROIZVOĐAČ
FORMAT
126 x 196 mm
BROJ STRANICA
400 stranica
UVEZ
meki uvez
MASA
0.31 kg
BARKOD
9781529362268
Share:

Možda bi Vas moglo zanimati

Knjiga How the World Really Works autora Vaclav Smil izdana 2022 kao meki uvez dostupna u Knjižari Znanje.

Vaclav Smil

How the World Really Works

14,47 €
109,00 kn

Knjiga Cosmos Explained autora Charles Liu izdana 2022 kao tvrdi uvez dostupna u Knjižari Znanje.

Charles Liu

Cosmos Explained

26,41 €
199,00 kn

Knjiga A Very Short History of Life On Earth autora Henry Gee izdana 2022 kao meki uvez dostupna u Knjižari Znanje.

Henry Gee

A Very Short History of Life On Earth

13,14 €
99,00 kn

Knjiga Elements autora Philip Ball izdana 2021 kao tvrdi uvez dostupna u Knjižari Znanje.

Philip Ball

Elements

33,05 €
249,00 kn

Knjiga I Think, Therefore I Am autora Lesley Levene izdana 2013 kao meki uvez dostupna u Knjižari Znanje.

Lesley Levene

I Think, Therefore I Am

10,49 €
79,00 kn

Knjiga Brain Power autora Catherine de Lange izdana 2022 kao tvrdi uvez dostupna u Knjižari Znanje.

Catherine de Lange

Brain Power

19,78 €
149,00 kn