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Author Feldman, Stanley A.

Title From poison arrows to Prozac : how deadly toxins changed our lives forever / Stanley Feldman
Published London : Metro, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (xxiii, 240 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations, map, portraits
Contents Cover; Copyright; Acknowledgements; Contents; Preface; Prologue; 1. The South American Arrow Poison; 2. Unravelling the Mystery; 3. Claude Bernard; 4. Dangerous Remedies; 5. The Controversy; 6. Otto Loewi and Henry Dale; 7. Serendipity; 8. Curare in Anaesthesia; 9. A Milestone in Anaesthesia; 10. Problems; 11. Unanswered Questions; 12. The Way Forward; 13. The Mongoose and the Snake; 14. New Drugs; 15. Lessons Learned; 16. Epilogue; Further Reading and References
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Print version record
Subject Curare -- History.
Curare -- Therapeutic use.
Curare-like agents.
Curare -- history.
Anesthesia -- history.
Curare -- therapeutic use.
Neurotransmitter Agents -- history.
Genre/Form Popular Work.
Form Electronic book
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