Book Synopsis The Rise And Fall Of Modern Medicine by : James Le Fanu
Download or read book The Rise And Fall Of Modern Medicine written by James Le Fanu and published by Hachette UK. This book was released on 2011-11-03 with total page 512 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The medical achievements of the post-war years rank as one of the supreme epochs of human endeavour. Advances in surgical technique, new ideas about the nature of disease and huge innovations in drug manufacture vanquished most common causes of early death, But, since the mid-1970s the rate of development has slowed, and the future of medicine is uncertain. How has this happened? James Le Fanu's hugely acclaimed survey of the 'twelve definitive moments' of modern medicine and the intellectual vacuum which followed them has been fully revised and updated for this edition. The Rise and Fall of Modern Medicine is both riveting drama and a clarion call for change.
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