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Modern Medicine,9781410946522

Modern Medicine

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9781410946522

ISBN10:
1410946525
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Pub. Date:
8/1/2012
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Heinemann/Raintree
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Summary

There have been extraordinary changes in medicine since the start of the 20th Century. Diseases that were killers in 1900, such as polio, have been almost wiped out. Hundreds of new drugs have been developed. This book shows how today#146;s extraordinary surg

Author Biography

Chris Oxlade is an experienced author of nonfiction for children, including encyclopedia articles and fun activity books. Here, he has brought his knowledge of science and technology to bear on the increasingly technical world of medicine. Claire Jones is a museum professional specializing in the history of medicine. She completed her Ph.D. thesis on 19th century medical advertising and is working to establish a museum of health and medicine at the University of Worcester in England.

Table of Contents

A Transformation in Medicinep. 4
Technical Advancesp. 6
Fighting Diseasep. 14
Public Healthp. 20
The Effects of Warp. 26
Global Health Carep. 30
Traditional and Alternative Medicinep. 36
Where Are We Now?p. 40
Timelinep. 42
Glossaryp. 44
Find Out Morep. 46
Indexp. 48
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