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30-second medicine : the 50 crucial milestones, treatments and technologies in the history of health, each explained in half a minute

By: Finn, Dr. Gabrielle M

Part of the 30 Second series
1782409327 / 9781782409328
Paperback
610.9
01/10/2019
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England
20 cm 160 pages : illustrations (black and white, and colour)
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Reprint. Originally published: Brighton: Ivy Press, 2017.

What does the Hippocratic oath actually say? Who originally discovered antibiotics? And is it true that technology now allows reconstructive surgery to use customized 3D-printed body parts?

Find out the answers to these questions and many others in 30-Second Medicine, an intriguing visit to the world of illness and those who treat it.

It takes the reader on an engrossing journey from the first "medicines", drawn direct from the natural world , to today's keyhole surgery, bionic limbs, and breakthrough drug treatments.

It's an essential and engaging read for anyone who wants to know more about the contemporary state of medicine, and where it may go next.

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1DBK United Kingdom, Great Britain, MB Medicine: general issues

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