The Medical Book: From Witch Doctors to Robot Surgeons, 250 Milestones in the History of Medicine (Sterling Milestones)

The Medical Book: From Witch Doctors to Robot Surgeons, 250 Milestones in the History of Medicine (Sterling Milestones)

Clifford A. Pickover


Following his highly profitable The Math Book and The Physics Book, Clifford Pickover now chronicles the development of drugs in 250 wonderful, illustrated landmark occasions. pertaining to such varied subspecialties as genetics, pharmacology, neurology, sexology, and immunology, Pickover intersperses “obvious” ancient milestones--the Hippocratic Oath, basic anesthesia, the Human Genome Project--with unforeseen and interesting issues like “truth serum,” using cocaine in eye surgical procedure, and face transplants.

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