Doctors [sound recording] : the history of scientific medicine revealed through biography / Sherwin B. Nuland.
Contributor(s): Teaching CompanyMaterial type: SoundSeries: The great courseshistoryPublisher: Chantilly, VA : Teaching Co., c2005Edition: Library edDescription: 6 sound discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 course guidebook (22 cm.)ISBN: 1598030299; 9781598030297Other title: History of scientific medicine revealed through biography [sound recording]Subject(s): Medicine -- Biography | Medicine -- History | Audiobooks collection -- NonfictionLOC classification: RZA 8874
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Sherwin B. Nuland, Yale School of Medicine.
Presents lectures delivered by Sherman B. Nuland, concerning the history of the development of Western scientific medicine, set against character studies of twelve of the greatest physicians since classical times.
lecture 1. Hippocrates and the origins of Western medicine -- lecture 2. The paradox of Galen -- lecture 3. Vesalius and the Renaissance of medicine -- lecture 4. Harvey, discoverer of the circulation -- lecture 5. Morgagni and the anatomy of disease -- lecture 6. Hunter, the surgeon as scientist -- lecture 7. Laennec and the invention of the stethoscope -- lecture 8. Morton and the origins of anesthesia -- lecture 9. Virchow and the cellular origins of disease -- lecture 10. Lister and the germ theory -- lecture 11. Halsted and the American medical education -- lecture 12. Taussig and the development of cardiac surgery.