Great Feuds in Medicine

Great Feuds in Medicine

Ten of the Liveliest Disputes Ever

Book - 2001
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An exciting, well-researched work, which should appeal to anyone with an interest in the nature and progress of the human race.-American Scientist The cataclysmic clash of medical ideas and personalities comes to colorful life In this follow-up to the critically acclaimed Great Feuds in Science (Wiley: 0-471-16980-3), Hal Hellman tells the stories of the ten most heated and important disputes of medical science. includes the fascinating accounts of William Harvey's battle with the medical establishment over his discovery of the circulation of blood; Louis Pasteur's fight over his theory of germs; and the nasty dispute between American Robert Gallo and French researcher Luc Montagnier over who discovered the HIV virus. An informative and insightful look at how such medical controversies are not only typical, but often necessary to the progress of the science.
Publisher: New York : Wiley, c2001
ISBN: 9780471347576
0471347574
0417347574
Branch Call Number: 610.9 Hellman
610.9 Hellman
Characteristics: xiii, 237 p. ; 25 cm

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