From Anesthesia to X-Rays: Innovations and Discoveries That Changed Medicine Forever, 1st Edition

  • Christiane Nockels Fabbri
  • Sandra Panem, PhD
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  • ISBN-10: 1610695747
  • ISBN-13: 9781610695749
  • DDC: 616.009
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 288 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2016 | Published/Released November 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2016

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Overview

Medical innovation is an extremely important topic—and one to which relatively little study has been devoted. This volume is designed to introduce readers to the history and development of key advances in the science and practice of medicine. It explores issues in medical history and provides perspective on contemporary scientific research and innovation.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Dedication.
Contents.
Foreword.
Acknowledgments.
Introduction.
Procedures and Devices.
1: Angioplasty.
2: Blood Transfusion.
3: Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR).
4: Cataract Surgery.
5: Dialysis.
6: Endoscopy.
7: Heart–Lung Machine.
8: In Vitro Fertilization (IVF).
9: Organ Transplantation.
10: Pacemaker.
11: Prosthetic Hip.
12: Stem Cell Therapy.
Tests and Tools.
13: Angiocardiography.
14: Clinical Trials.
15: Computed Tomography (CT).
16: Electrocardiogram (ECG).
17: Electroencephalogram (EEG).
18: Electronic Medical Records and Medical Informatics.
19: Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI).
20: Pap Smear.
21: Sphygmomanometer.
22: Stethoscope.
23: Thermometer.
24: Ultrasound.
25: X-Rays.
Medications and Vaccines.
26: Antihistamines.
27: Aspirin.
28: Birth Control Pill.
29: Chemotherapy.
30: Cortisone.
31: Diphtheria Toxoid.
32: Insulin.
33: Modern Psychopharmacology.
34: Penicillin.
35: Polio Vaccine.
36: Streptomycin.
37: Sulfa Drugs.
Other Important Discoveries.
38: ABO Blood Groups.
39: Anesthesia.
40: Antisepsis and Asepsis.
41: DNA and the Genetic Code.
42: Germ Theory of Disease.
43: Helicobacter Pylori.
44: Hepatitis C.
45: Human Papilloma Virus.
46: Iodine.
47: Malaria.
48: Monoclonal Antibodies.
49: Vaccination.
50: Vitamins.
Brief Timeline of Medical Innovations.
Glossary.
Index.
About the Author.