Extreme Medicine

Extreme Medicine

How Exploration Transformed Medicine in the Twentieth Century

Book - 2014
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An anesthesiologist and NASA adviser explores how pioneering doctors and scientists have built on findings about the body's response to extreme environments and physical challenges to develop such medical innovations as open-heart surgery, skin grafts, and trauma care.
Publisher: New York :, The Penguin Press,, 2014.
ISBN: 9781594204708
Characteristics: 294 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm


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