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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
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 Medicine||p. 4|
|Technical Advances||p. 6|
|Fighting Disease||p. 14|
|Public Health||p. 20|
|The Effects of War||p. 26|
|Global Health Care||p. 30|
|Traditional and Alternative Medicine||p. 36|
|Where Are We Now?||p. 40|
|Find Out More||p. 46|
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