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The Medical Book : 250 Milestones in the History of Medicine - Clifford A. Pickover

The Medical Book

250 Milestones in the History of Medicine

Leather Bound Book Published: 4th April 2014
ISBN: 9781435148048
Number Of Pages: 528

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The history of medicine is as old as the history of human civilization. In The Medical Book, popular science writer Clifford A. Pickover explores 250 milestone discoveries in medicine that span more than 12,000 years. Whether writing on 'hard science' topics such as DNA structure, reverse transcriptase and AIDS, polymerase chain reaction, and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), or ideas from the medical fringe such as witch doctors, patent medicines, bloodletting, and near-death experiences, Pickover brings insight and acumen to the broad spectrum of medical studies and makes it understandable to all readers.

This volume is abundantly illustrated in full colour with clinical and historical art.

About the Author

Clifford A. Pickover is an American author, editor, and columnist in the fields of science, mathematics, and science fiction, and is employed at the IBM T. J. Watson Research Center in Yorktown, New York.

ISBN: 9781435148048
ISBN-10: 1435148045
Series: Barnes & Noble Leatherbound Classics
Audience: General
Format: Leather Bound Book
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 528
Published: 4th April 2014
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Co Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.0 x 15.0  x 2.2
Weight (kg): 0.38
Edition Number: 1

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