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Modern Medicine,9781410946706

Modern Medicine

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ISBN13:

9781410946706

ISBN10:
1410946703
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Paperback
Pub. Date:
8/1/2012
Publisher(s):
Heinemann/Raintree
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Summary

How have diseases that were killers in 1900, such as polio, been almost wiped out today?

Author Biography

Chris Oxlade is an experienced author of information books 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 an experienced researcher, lecturer, and 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

Big Changes in Medicinep. 4
Technical Advancesp. 6
Fighting Diseasep. 14
Public Healthp. 20
The Effects of Warp. 26
Health Care Around the Worldp. 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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