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
  6. 1614 Santorio
The first quantitative study of the fluid balance of the body.

24. 1789 Lavoisier
Introducing the modern science of chemistry and the study of oxygen uptake in man.

39. 1842 Liebig
The application of organic chemistry to the basic life processes.

53. 1866 Mendel
The laws of heredity explained.

58. 1875 Voit
Accurate apparatus for measuring gas exchange to assess the utilisation of foodstuff.

62. 1884 Arrhenius
The explanation of the properties of electrolytes.

63. 1885 Van’t Hoff
A theory for understanding osmotic pressure and chemical equilibrium.

74. 1906 Fischer
The syntheses of amino-acids and peptides.

88. 1953 Watson, Crick
The structure of the DNA molecule established.
Germs, theory of diseases, drugs
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