A fascinating insight into medicine and healthcare up to the twentieth century and beyond.
• Evaluates the major medical issues of the time and the key individuals who pushed medical knowledge into new territory.
• Readers can discover how advances in technology and science brought new understanding about the causes of disease and how the body works.
• Looks at contemporary problems such as AIDS and SARS and also confronts ethical dilemmas such as gene therapy, contraception and cosmetic surgery.
- Publication Date:
- 25 / 01 / 2007