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Title Doctors [videorecording] : the history of scientific medicine revealed through biography / Sherwin B. Nuland ; Teaching Company.

Publication Info. Chantilly, VA : Teaching Co., [2005]


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Description 2 videodiscs (180 min. each) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 course guidebook (ii, 79 pages ; 22 cm.)
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Series The great courses
Great courses (DVD). Modern history.
System Details DVD, NTSC.
Performer Instructor: Sherman B. Nuland.
Access Restricted to home use or face to face teaching.
Summary Twelve lectures (30 min. each) that discuss the history of the development of Western scientific medicine, set against character studies of twelve of the greatest physicians since classical times.
Contents disc 1. 1. Hippocrates and the origins of Western medicine ; 2. The paradox of Galen ; 3. Vesalius and the Renaissance of medicine ; 4. Harvey, discoverer of the circulation ; 5. Morgagni and the anatomy of disease ; 6. Hunter, the surgeon as scientist -- disc 2. 7. Laennec and the invention of the stethoscope ; 8. Morton and the origins of anesthesia ; 9. Virchow and the cellular origins of disease ; 10. Lister and the germ theory ; 11. Halsted and the American medical education ; 12. Taussig and the development of cardiac surgery.
Subject Hippocrates -- Video recordings.
Galen -- Video recordings.
Vesalius, Andreas, 1514-1564 -- Video recordings.
Harvey, William, 1578-1657 -- Video recordings.
Morgagni, Giambattista, 1682-1771 -- Video recordings.
Hunter, John, 1728-1793 -- Video recordings.
Laennec, R. T. H. (René Théophile Hyacinthe), 1781-1826 -- Video recordings.
Morton, W. T. G. (William Thomas Green), 1819-1868 -- Video recordings.
Virchow, Rudolf, 1821-1902 -- Video recordings.
Lister, Joseph, Baron, 1827-1912 -- Video recordings.
Halsted, William, 1852-1922 -- Video recordings.
Taussig, Helen B. (Helen Brooke), 1898-1986 -- Video recordings.
Medicine -- Biography -- Video recordings.
Medicine -- History -- Video recordings.
Genre/Form Educational films.
Video recordings.
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities.
Added Author Nuland, Sherwin B., teacher.
Teaching Company.
ISBN 1598030302 : $199.95
Music No. 8128 Teaching Co.

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