12 revolutionary medical breakthroughs…in 12 outstanding books

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In our next series of book reviews

We will take an excursion into the history of medicine

And experience its most groundbreaking innovations.

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We will encounter its most inspiring physicians and scientists…

Soak in the sweat and tears of their arduous research

And share in the excitement of their achievements.

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So join the adventure

As we explore 12 fascinating books

And discover medicine’s 12 most revolutionary medical breakthroughs.

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12. ANATOMY

ANDREAS VESALIUS

by Stephen N. Joffe

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11. CIRCULATION

CIRCULATION

by Thomas Wright

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10. ANAESTHESIA

BLESSED DAYS OF ANAESTHESIA

by Stephanie J. Snow

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9. ANTISEPSIS

GENIUS BELABORED

by Theodore G. Obenchain

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8. MEDICAL IMAGING 

X-RAY VISION

by Richard B. Gunderman

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7. BLOOD TRANSFUSION

BLOOD

by Douglas Starr

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6. INSULIN

THE DISCOVERY OF INSULIN

by Michael Bliss

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5. EPIDEMIOLOGY

SMOKING KILLS

by Conrad Keating

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4. ANTIBIOTICS

MIRACLE CURE

by William Rosen

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3. CONTRACEPTION

THE BIRTH OF THE PILL

by Jonathan Eig

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2. IN-VITRO FERTILISATION

A MATTER OF LIFE

by Robert Edwards and Patrick Steptoe

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1. ORGAN TRANSPLANTATION

THE PUZZLE PEOPLE

by Thomas E. Starzl

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So hold on to your seats as we start next week with Anatomy.

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