British Cardiology in the 20th Century
ISBN/ASIN: 9781447111993,9781447107736 | 2000 | English | pdf | 390/409 pages | 8.97 Mb
Publisher: Springer-Verlag London | Author: Peter Fleming (auth.), Mark E. Silverman, Peter R. Fleming, Arthur Hollman, Desmond G. Julian, Dennis M. Krikler (eds.) | Edition: 1
Cardiology as a medical specialty originated in the 20th century and Britain played an important role in its development. British Cardiology in the 20th Century provides the first comprehensive account of the British contributions to this exciting field as well as the interesting story of many of the people and institutions who were involved. Many of the key changes in the understanding of the physiology of the heart and their clinical implications were discovered by these individuals.
This book will be of great interest to clinicians, students, and medical historians who wish to gain a historical understanding and appreciation of this dynamic clinical discipline that has improved the health and prognosis for so many.