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The history and literature of surgery.

by John S. Billings

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Published by Lea Bros. in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Surgery -- Bibliography,
  • Surgery -- History

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRD19 B45
    The Physical Object
    Pagination144p.
    Number of Pages144
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14012362M

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A superb book by nothing pretentious that hasn't illustrations nor squares to remark the "main" contents. It's only plain text, but excellent and I think there are no much books about history of surgery.

The title is very opportune, as perhaps few people know a surgeon Cited by: 8. Posted on Aug Ma Categories history of literature, podcast Tags bedwetter, crimes against a book club, george orwell, improv, kathy cooperman, plastic surgery, sarah silverman Leave a comment on Funny Women, Crimes Against Book Clubs, George Orwell, and More (with Kathy Cooperman).

The book begins with the surgery of prehistoric times and moves on to the surgical skills of the ancients. It covers the Renaissance, the age of the surgeon-anatomists, and the surgery of warfare (“the only thing to benefit from war is surgery”).Author: Sanjay A Pai. History Fulltext Historical Works Print Reproductions Internet Resources Mystery fiction: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Billings, John S.

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Written in a lively and engaging style, by a medical author and teacher of great renown, this book provides a fascinating and interesting introduction to the subject for anyone with an interest in it.

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Early History In prehistoric times, sharpened flints and other sharp-edged devices were used to perform various surgical operations. A System of Operative Surgery. This book will be useful alike to those who are about to operate for the first time, and to those surgeons of experience who desire to keep themselves informed as to the progress that has been made in the various branches of Operative Surgery.

Surgery, branch of medicine that is concerned with the treatment of injuries, diseases, and other disorders by manual and instrumental means. Surgery involves the management of acute injuries and illnesses as differentiated from chronic, slowly progressing diseases, except when patients with the latter type of disease must be operated upon.

After realising that many shared her appetite for grisly topics, she started the blog, then the videos – and now a book, The Butchering Art, a history of 19th-century surgery. Surgery (from Ancient Greek: χειρουργία, romanized: kheírourgía, lit.

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