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Medicine tells the interesting tale of the self-discipline, from precedent days to the current day, charting advancements in therapeutic, analysis, surgical procedure, and medication in a vividly visible and obtainable format.

Follow the gory pitfalls and the incredible breakthroughs of scientific historical past from trepanning, bloodletting, and physique snatching to the most recent advancements in IVF and gene treatment. transparent diagrams clarify significant ailments, akin to melanoma, and increase figuring out of human anatomy, surgical tools, and the development of remedy over the centuries, surroundings the nice milestones of scientific heritage of their wider social context. A complementary illustrated reference part profiles the entire major physique structures and organs and explains their relevance when it comes to the development of medicine.

A compelling mix of riveting tales, available info, and outstanding illustrations, Medicine exhibits and tells how medication has developed into the lifesaving self-discipline it really is today.

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