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Author McCann, Shaun R., author.

Title A history of haematology : from Herodotus to HIV / Shaun R. McCann
Edition First edition
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2016
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Description 1 online resource : illustrations
Series Oxford medical histories series
Oxford medical histories.
Contents Cover; Contents; Abbreviations; 1 Science before science; 2 The Enlightenment and the unravelling of the circulation; 3 From a dream to a nightmare: HIV, haemophilia, and AIDS; 4 Red blood cells: How they live and how they die; 5 Blood and the hidden virus; 6 Radiation and transplantation: Towards an understanding of stem cells; 7 Leukaemia; 8 'If you prick us, do we not bleed?': Bleeding and blood clotting; 9 Molecules, genes, and gene therapy; 10 The same specialty-but different approaches!; 11 The role of technology in haematology; 12 Combination chemotherapy; Name Index; Subject Index
Summary This is an illustrated account of the remarkable developments within haematology, this insightful volume details the scientists and pioneers central to these advances
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from home page (viewed on April 8, 2016)
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Subject Hematology.
Hematologic Diseases -- history.
Hematology -- history.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- General.
MEDICAL -- Clinical Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Diseases.
MEDICAL -- Evidence-Based Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Internal Medicine.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0191027138