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Gifted hands : America's most significant contributions to surgery / Seymour I. Schwartz.

Author/Creator:
Schwartz, Seymour I., 1928-2020.
Publication:
Amherst, N.Y. : Prometheus Books, 2009.
Format/Description:
Book
259 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Surgery -- United States -- History.
Medical subjects:
General Surgery -- history -- United States.
History, Early Modern 1451-1600 -- United States.
History, Modern 1601 -- -United States.
Surgical Procedures, Operative -- United States.
Contents:
Pre-Columbian and colonial times
The professor and the pioneer
The beginning of clinical experimentation : birth of a specialty
Focus on females
The death of pain
Two prime targets
Two oft-forgotten contributions
Prodigy and progenitor
Victory over vessels
Besting the chest
From one to another : organ transplantation
Smatterings from the specialties
Enabling expansion.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 217-237) and indexes.
ISBN:
9781591026839 (hardcover : alk. paper)
1591026830 (hardcover : alk. paper)
OCLC:
234146588
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