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Vignettes on surgery, history and humanities [electronic resource] / [edited by] Luis H. Toledo-Pereyra.

Contributor(s): Toledo-Pereyra, Luis H.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Vademecum: Publisher: Georgetown, Tex., U.S.A. : Landes Bioscience, c2005Description: 1 online resource (168 p.).ISBN: 1423724097 (electronic bk.); 9781423724094 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Surgery -- History | Surgery -- History | Surgical Procedures, Operative | MEDICAL -- Surgery -- GeneralGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Vignettes on surgery, history and humanities.DDC classification: 617.09 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Times of surgery / A. Parmeggiani -- Medicine in ancient Egypt / Ahmed Shafik -- Ancient India / Raman C. Mahabir ... [et al.] -- Ancient Far East / Tarique Qayumi -- Ancient Greece, Pergamum / Luis H. Toledo-Pereyra -- Turkey / Atilla Soren ... [et al.] -- Ancient Mexico / Patricio Santillan-Doherty -- Early America / Luis H. Toledo-Pereyra and Suzanne E. Toledo Zimmerer -- Galen (130 A.D.-200 A.D.) / Luis H. Toledo-Pereyra -- Avicenna (981 A.D.-1032 A.D.) / A. Karim Qayumi -- Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) / Luis H. Toledo-Pereyra -- Ambroise Pare (1510-1590) / Mahnaz Sherozi -- Andreas Vesalius (1514-1567) / Hellai Sherzoi -- John Hunter (1728-1793) / Simon Bartley -- William Shippen, Jr. (1736-1808) / Luis H. Toledo-Pereyra -- Benjamin Rush (1746-1813) / Alexander Horacio Toledo -- Philip Syng Physick (1768-1837) / Luis H. Toledo-Pereyra -- John Syng Dorsey (1782-1818) / Luis H. Toledo-Pereyra -- William Beaumont (1785-1853) / Luis H. Toledo-Pereyra -- Paul Broca (1824-1880) / Scott E. Cowie -- Joseph Lister (1827-1912) / Jason R. Francoeur -- Theodor Billroth (1829-1894) / Herman Kwan, Rod McLaren, and Todd Peterson -- Theodor Kocher (1841-1917) / Robin Kennie -- Charles McBurney (1845-1913) / Vincent Thien -- Carl Johann August Langenbuch (1846-1901) / Maurice Blitz -- William Stewart Halsted (1852-1922) / Luis H. Toledo-Pereyra -- Harvey Cushing (1869-1939) / Luis H. Toledo-Pereyra.
Marie Joseph Auguste Carrel (1873-1941) / Luis H. Toledo-Pereyra -- Ferdinand Sauerbruch (1875-1951) / Sonja K�Utting and Susanne Greschus -- Wilder Penfield (1891-1976) / James Brooks ... [et al.] -- Charles Brenton Huggins (1901-1997) / Luis H. Toledo-Pereyra -- Founders of modern surgery / Luis H. Toledo-Pereyra -- Pioneering steps in anesthesia / Erik B. Loucks -- Organ transplantation / Hossein Shayan -- The origin and future of transplant surgery / Erik B. Loucks -- The long journey to cardiac transplantation / Janet Fisher and Mark Trump -- The man and the father of transplantation / Luis H. Toledo-Pereyra -- British colonial America / Luis H. Toledo-Pereyra -- First American medical schools / Luis H. Toledo-Pereyra -- Military surgery / Melissa Chen -- American Civil War / Luis H. Toledo-Pereyra and Alexander Horacio Toledo -- The soul of the knife / Luis H. Toledo-Pereyra -- The search for meaning in surgery / Luis H. Toledo-Pereyra -- Cushing's way / Lucretia W. McClure -- The ethics of surgical research / Luis H. Toledo-Pereyra -- American research leadership and ingenuity / Luis H. Toledo-Pereyra -- Advice from a committed scientist / Luis H. Toledo-Pereyra -- Art and surgery / Luis H. Toledo-Pereyra -- Poetry and surgery / Luis H. Toledo-Pereyra -- Solitude in the surgeon's life / Luis H. Toledo-Pereyra -- The invention of the NIH / Luis H. Toledo-Pereyra -- Passion for surgical research / Luis H. Toledo-Pereyra -- Intellectual honesty / Luis H. Toledo-Pereyra.
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Times of surgery / A. Parmeggiani -- Medicine in ancient Egypt / Ahmed Shafik -- Ancient India / Raman C. Mahabir ... [et al.] -- Ancient Far East / Tarique Qayumi -- Ancient Greece, Pergamum / Luis H. Toledo-Pereyra -- Turkey / Atilla Soren ... [et al.] -- Ancient Mexico / Patricio Santillan-Doherty -- Early America / Luis H. Toledo-Pereyra and Suzanne E. Toledo Zimmerer -- Galen (130 A.D.-200 A.D.) / Luis H. Toledo-Pereyra -- Avicenna (981 A.D.-1032 A.D.) / A. Karim Qayumi -- Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) / Luis H. Toledo-Pereyra -- Ambroise Pare (1510-1590) / Mahnaz Sherozi -- Andreas Vesalius (1514-1567) / Hellai Sherzoi -- John Hunter (1728-1793) / Simon Bartley -- William Shippen, Jr. (1736-1808) / Luis H. Toledo-Pereyra -- Benjamin Rush (1746-1813) / Alexander Horacio Toledo -- Philip Syng Physick (1768-1837) / Luis H. Toledo-Pereyra -- John Syng Dorsey (1782-1818) / Luis H. Toledo-Pereyra -- William Beaumont (1785-1853) / Luis H. Toledo-Pereyra -- Paul Broca (1824-1880) / Scott E. Cowie -- Joseph Lister (1827-1912) / Jason R. Francoeur -- Theodor Billroth (1829-1894) / Herman Kwan, Rod McLaren, and Todd Peterson -- Theodor Kocher (1841-1917) / Robin Kennie -- Charles McBurney (1845-1913) / Vincent Thien -- Carl Johann August Langenbuch (1846-1901) / Maurice Blitz -- William Stewart Halsted (1852-1922) / Luis H. Toledo-Pereyra -- Harvey Cushing (1869-1939) / Luis H. Toledo-Pereyra.

Marie Joseph Auguste Carrel (1873-1941) / Luis H. Toledo-Pereyra -- Ferdinand Sauerbruch (1875-1951) / Sonja K�Utting and Susanne Greschus -- Wilder Penfield (1891-1976) / James Brooks ... [et al.] -- Charles Brenton Huggins (1901-1997) / Luis H. Toledo-Pereyra -- Founders of modern surgery / Luis H. Toledo-Pereyra -- Pioneering steps in anesthesia / Erik B. Loucks -- Organ transplantation / Hossein Shayan -- The origin and future of transplant surgery / Erik B. Loucks -- The long journey to cardiac transplantation / Janet Fisher and Mark Trump -- The man and the father of transplantation / Luis H. Toledo-Pereyra -- British colonial America / Luis H. Toledo-Pereyra -- First American medical schools / Luis H. Toledo-Pereyra -- Military surgery / Melissa Chen -- American Civil War / Luis H. Toledo-Pereyra and Alexander Horacio Toledo -- The soul of the knife / Luis H. Toledo-Pereyra -- The search for meaning in surgery / Luis H. Toledo-Pereyra -- Cushing's way / Lucretia W. McClure -- The ethics of surgical research / Luis H. Toledo-Pereyra -- American research leadership and ingenuity / Luis H. Toledo-Pereyra -- Advice from a committed scientist / Luis H. Toledo-Pereyra -- Art and surgery / Luis H. Toledo-Pereyra -- Poetry and surgery / Luis H. Toledo-Pereyra -- Solitude in the surgeon's life / Luis H. Toledo-Pereyra -- The invention of the NIH / Luis H. Toledo-Pereyra -- Passion for surgical research / Luis H. Toledo-Pereyra -- Intellectual honesty / Luis H. Toledo-Pereyra.

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