The Early History Of Surgery
by W.J. Bishop
Today's surgical patients have come to expect certain standards of excellence that could only have been dreamed of in earlier times. Yet, in spite of appallingly primitive conditions, early surgeons were inspired by the same ideals as doctors of today. This book celebrates their dedication and ingenuity while it documents some remarkable surgical procedures. The earliest e...more
Hardcover, 192 pages
Published January 1st 1995 by barnes and noble books
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If your interested in medicine, medical history or a medical student this book is for you. A casual reader would find the technical jargon a bit much and I myself had to struggle through some parts. In some places the age of the book shows especially in outdated terminology. It was a challenging read but interesting none the less.