About this book
Lively and readable history bringing science and medicine alive. Explores the maze of discoveries, diseases and wrong turns that have made medicine what it is today.
Featuring the practitioners, whose discoveries shaped the course of medical history, this title includes geniuses, such as Paracelsus, the father of medical chemistry, and Edward Jenner, whose vaccination banished smallpox, scientific endeavor, such as the discovery of X-rays, and mistakes both fortunate and fatal.
|Constable & Robinson|