Fifty crucial milestones, treatments, and technologies in the history of health, each explained in a minute.
Did you know that technology now allows reconstructive surgery to use customized 3D-printed body parts? This is just one of the incredible feats that modern medicine has brought to us. Find out even more about the direction of medical technology and more in Know It All: Medicine!
Grab some scrubs and prepare yourself for an intriguing visit to the world of illness and those who treat it. Know It All: Medicine takes you on an engrossing journey that starts with history's very first "medicines" and moves on to today's keyhole surgery, bionic limbs, and breakthrough drug treatments.
It's an essential and engaging read for anyone who wants to know more about the contemporary state of medicine, and what the future may hold for medicine and its practitioners. Excellent for those curious about technology, and those in the medical field alike!
Dr. Gabrielle M. Finn is Senior Lecturer in Medical Education at Hull York Medical School. She is Director for the Postgraduate courses in Health Professions Education, Education Chair for the Anatomical Society, and Associate Editor for the journals BMC Medical Education and Anatomical Sciences Education.