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Author: Robert Greenspan, M.D

ISBN: 9780972448604
Format: Paperback
Number Of Pages: 596
Published: 1 January 2006
Dimensions (cm): 31.2 x 23.6 x 3.8
One cannot help but be inspired by the discoveries of brilliant medical pioneers in their efforts to save lives and ease suffering. Also stunning are the creations of the most imaginative and gift artisans, whether on canvas with oil, on parchment with verse or in the foundry with metal and ivory. Illustrated here is the fine craftsmanship exhibited by those observing and participating in medical car throughout the ages- care that often preceded the evolution of medicine into a science.

At the same item, however the tragedy of infection and death caused by surgical sets that were not sterile and the frustration of physicians repeating ineffective therapeutic regimens base don tradition rather than on science cannot be overlooked.

The purpose of this book is to return a voice not only to hose who made significant contributions to out present medical understanding but to those who suffering helped guide the hand of their struggling physicians so that they might discover some of the lifesaving cures we enjoy today.

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