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The Rise and Fall of Modern Medicine

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Description for The Rise and Fall of Modern Medicine Paperback. * A fascinating survey of the key moments of post-war medical discovery - fully revised and updated for this new edition Num Pages: 608 pages, Section: 16, B&W. BIC Classification: 3JJP; 3JM; MBX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 130 x 39. Weight in Grams: 454.
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 ... Read more

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About Dr James Le Fanu
James Le Fanu is a GP in South London, who writes a weekly medical column for both the SUNDAY and DAILY TELEGRAPHs and regular features for THE TIMES.

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Stand by for a brilliant read ... will send your heart palpitating and your blood pressure rising from the start Daily Mail Has the great knack of making even the most complex technical developments exciting and intelligible Observer A major achievement The Tablet Epic and entertaining. The Lancet

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