Medicine's 10 Greatest Discoveries, Paperback


This absorbing book is the first to describe monumental medical discoveries throughout history, bringing to life the scientific pioneers responsible for them and the excitement, frustrations, and jealousies that surrounded the final achievements.

Two distinguished physicians, Meyer Friedman and Gerald W.

Friedland, have drawn on their many years of experience as well as on that of world-renowned antiquarian book dealers, physician collectors of old and new medical publications, and medical school professors to single out these medical breakthroughs from thousands of candidates, and, in several cases, to provide information never before available.

Their engrossing stories of the 10 most significant discoveries will be read with enjoyment by anyone fascinated by the mysteries of medicine.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 296 pages, 15 illustrations
  • Publisher: Yale University Press
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: History of medicine
  • ISBN: 9780300082784



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