Science and Technology In Medicine Book Cover
The cover illustration shows Dr. Georg Haas supervising one of the first dialysis treatments, in 1926 (from p.399 of the book)
Hard cover
ISBN: 0-387-27874-5
580 pages with more
than 1100 illustrations
Size: 11'' x 8.7''
January 2006
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NobelMuseumExhibitionThe Exhibition Medicine from Art to Science, based on the illustrations of the book, that opened at the Nobel Museum in Stockholm March 28 2006 has moved to the University of Linköping in Linköping.
It opened on August 31 2006 as part of the celebration of the 20-th aniversary of establishing the Hälsouniversitetet.

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Topics at a glance

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Cardiovascular physiology, blood
Lung physiology, gases, ventilation, anaesthesia
Life processes, reproduction, metabolism, gas exchange
Germs, theory of diseases, drugs
Diagnostic methods and equipment
  31. 1819 Laennec
The invention of the stethoscope and the introduction of auscultation as a clinical tool.

45. 1852 Helmholtz
The invention of the ophthalmoscope.

66. 1889 Curie
The discovery of piezoelectricity and its use in sensors and transducers.

67. 1895 Röntgen
The discovery of X-rays.

76. 1913 Laue
X-ray diffraction from a crystal observed and explained for the first time.

82. 1933 Zworykin
The invention of the television and the scanning electron microscope.

90. 1954 Edler, Hertz
Introducing ultrasound echo cardiography.

94. 1971 Damadian
Discovery and apparatus for differentiating biological tissue using NMR techniques.

95. 1973 Hounsfield
The inventions of X-ray CT-imaging.

96. 1973 Lauterbur
A new general method of imaging biological tissue exemplified by the MRI technique.

99. 1975 Phelps
The invention of the modern PET imaging technique.
Materials, equipment and methods for treating disease
Basic materials and methods in clinical medicine and medical research
Anatomy, muscle movement, electrophysiology, sensory physiology