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Doctors and discoveries : lives that created today's medicine

By: Simmons, John, 1949-
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, c2002Edition: 1st edDescription: xx, 459 p. : ill. ; 24 cmISBN: 0618152768Subject(s): Physicians -- Biography | Medical scientists -- Biography | Medicine -- History | Physicians | History of MedicineGenre/Form: Biography.DDC classification: 610.922 | B LOC classification: R134.5 | .S56 2002Online resources: Table of contents | Publisher description
Contents:
Introduction: a human dimension to the history of medicine -- Pt I. Compass of Western medicine -- Charles Darwin -- Rudolf Virchow -- Claude Bernard -- Louis Pasteur -- Robert Koch -- Hippocrates -- Galen -- pt. II. Principal transformations -- Andreas Vesalius -- William Harvey -- Paracelsus -- Giovanni Morgagni -- Xavier Bichat -- Ren©♭ Laennec -- Johannes M©ơller -- Fran©ʹois Magendie -- Pierre Louis -- Carl Ludwig -- Jacob Henle -- Florence Nightingale -- Joseph Lister -- Wilhelm Conrad R©œntgen -- Theodor Boveri -- Santiago Ram©đn y Cajal -- Oswald Avery -- pt. III. Figures of constant reference -- Ambroise Par©♭ -- Bernardino Ramazzini -- Girolamo Francastoro -- Thomas Sydenham -- Hermann Boerhaave -- John Hunter -- Pierre Fauchard -- Philippe Pinel -- Edward Jenner -- William Thomas Green Morton -- John Snow -- Ignaz Semmelweis -- Theodor Billroth -- Sigmund Freud -- pt. IV. Creating modern medicine -- William Osler -- Elie Metchnikoff -- Willem Einthoven -- Emil von Behring -- Alexis Carrel -- Frederick Banting -- Walter B. Cannon -- Archibald Garrod -- Otto Warburg -- Abraham Flexner -- Harvey Cushing -- Hans Spermann -- Henry Dale -- Hans Krebs -- Howard Florey -- Wilder Penfield -- Selman Waksman -- Peyton Rous -- John Franklin Enders -- Ernst Ruska -- Willem J. Kolff -- Macfarlane Burnet -- pt. V. Recent and contemporary -- Rosalyn Sussman Yalow -- Benjamin Spock -- Arthur Kornberg -- Carleton Gajdusek -- Ernst Wynder -- Melanie Klein -- Godfrey Hounsfield -- Jean Dausset -- James Black -- Walter Gilbert -- Solomon Snyder -- William Masters -- Gerald M. Edelman -- Harold Varmus -- Raymond Damadian -- Bert Vogelstein -- Robert Gallo and Luc Montagnier -- pt. VI. Omnium-gatherum -- Celsus -- Ibn Sina (Avicenna) -- Louise Bourgeois -- Samuel Hahnemann -- Daniel David Palmer -- Lydia Pinkham -- Paul de Kruif -- Henri Dunant.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [437]-450) and index.

Introduction: a human dimension to the history of medicine -- Pt I. Compass of Western medicine -- Charles Darwin -- Rudolf Virchow -- Claude Bernard -- Louis Pasteur -- Robert Koch -- Hippocrates -- Galen -- pt. II. Principal transformations -- Andreas Vesalius -- William Harvey -- Paracelsus -- Giovanni Morgagni -- Xavier Bichat -- Ren©♭ Laennec -- Johannes M©ơller -- Fran©ʹois Magendie -- Pierre Louis -- Carl Ludwig -- Jacob Henle -- Florence Nightingale -- Joseph Lister -- Wilhelm Conrad R©œntgen -- Theodor Boveri -- Santiago Ram©đn y Cajal -- Oswald Avery -- pt. III. Figures of constant reference -- Ambroise Par©♭ -- Bernardino Ramazzini -- Girolamo Francastoro -- Thomas Sydenham -- Hermann Boerhaave -- John Hunter -- Pierre Fauchard -- Philippe Pinel -- Edward Jenner -- William Thomas Green Morton -- John Snow -- Ignaz Semmelweis -- Theodor Billroth -- Sigmund Freud -- pt. IV. Creating modern medicine -- William Osler -- Elie Metchnikoff -- Willem Einthoven -- Emil von Behring -- Alexis Carrel -- Frederick Banting -- Walter B. Cannon -- Archibald Garrod -- Otto Warburg -- Abraham Flexner -- Harvey Cushing -- Hans Spermann -- Henry Dale -- Hans Krebs -- Howard Florey -- Wilder Penfield -- Selman Waksman -- Peyton Rous -- John Franklin Enders -- Ernst Ruska -- Willem J. Kolff -- Macfarlane Burnet -- pt. V. Recent and contemporary -- Rosalyn Sussman Yalow -- Benjamin Spock -- Arthur Kornberg -- Carleton Gajdusek -- Ernst Wynder -- Melanie Klein -- Godfrey Hounsfield -- Jean Dausset -- James Black -- Walter Gilbert -- Solomon Snyder -- William Masters -- Gerald M. Edelman -- Harold Varmus -- Raymond Damadian -- Bert Vogelstein -- Robert Gallo and Luc Montagnier -- pt. VI. Omnium-gatherum -- Celsus -- Ibn Sina (Avicenna) -- Louise Bourgeois -- Samuel Hahnemann -- Daniel David Palmer -- Lydia Pinkham -- Paul de Kruif -- Henri Dunant.

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