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, c2012
ISBN: 9781594204708
Branch Call Number: 616 .0252 FON
Characteristics: 294 p. :,ill. ;,24 cm
Additional Contributors: Fong, Kevin 1971-


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