Crucial Interventions: An Illustrated Treatise on the Principles & Practice of Nineteenth-Century Surgery

Crucial Interventions: An Illustrated Treatise on the Principles & Practice of Nineteenth-Century SurgeryA beautifully illustrated look at the evolution of surgery, as revealed through rare technical illustrations, sketches, and oil paintings The nineteenth century saw major advances in the practice of surgery. In 1750, the anatomist John Hunter described it as “a humiliating spectacle of the futility of science”; yet, over the next 150 years the feared, practical men of medicine benefited from a revolution in scientific progress and the increased availability of instructional textbooks. Anest…

Richard Barnett: Crucial Interventions : An Illustrated Treatise on the Principles & Practice of Nineteenth-Century Surgery (Hardcover); 2015 Edition

Richard Barnett: Crucial Interventions : An Illustrated Treatise on the Principles & Practice of Nineteenth-Century Surgery (Hardcover); 2015 EditionA beautifully illustrated look at the evolution of surgery, as revealed through rare technical illustrations, sketches, and oil paintings The nineteenth century saw major advances in the practice of surgery. In 1750, the anatomist John Hunter described it as “a humiliating spectacle of the futility of science”; yet, over the next 150 years the feared, practical men of medicine benefited from a revolution in scientific progress and the increased availability of instructional textbooks. Anest…