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
  3. 1590 Paracelsus
The introduction of chemistry in medicine, the discovery of the effects of ether.

29. 1806 Sertürner
The discovery, isolation and properties of morphine and other alkaloids.

33. 1825 Labarraque
The introduction of chlorine solutions as a disinfectant.

50. 1862 Pasteur
Demonstration of airborne bacteria and the introduction of the germ theory of disease.

54. 1867 Lister
The introduction of antiseptic surgery.

61. 1881 Koch
The foundation of the science of bacteriology and modern sterilisation techniques.

72. 1903 Fischer
The discovery of the hypnotic effects of barbiturates and the study of purines.

75. 1910 Ehrlich
The foundation of modern chemotherapy, the discovery and clinical use of Salvarsan.
Diagnostic methods and equipment
Materials, equipment and methods for treating disease
Basic materials and methods in clinical medicine and medical research
Anatomy, muscle movement, electrophysiology, sensory physiology