History of Medicine
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2 CDs. Includes The American
Classic Gray's Anatomy.
Examine Medical History in
Get ready for an amazing "televisual" journey through the
history of medicine. An interactive experience filled with the most powerful
sights and sounds you can imagine. See rare photos of actual surgeries before
modern medicine. Hear intriguing interviews on everything from medical quackery
to the treatment of war wounds. Witness the wonders of modern keyhole surgery
A Wealth of Authentic Sights and Sounds. We've
searched the world's great archives to assemble a remarkably rich collection of
authentic photos, video, and interviews. Immediately, you'll be caught up in
these powerful sights and sounds, and in the unique, interactive, documentary
style in which they are presented. Highly informative narratives underscore the
drama of the events.
The intuitive, easy-to-use interface puts every aspect of
the history of medicine right in front of you. Immerse yourself in a riveting
chronological account of medical advancement. Focus on a particular era, such
as the amazing medical developments of the nineteenth century. You can even
print, in color, an image or text document from supplemental screens. Use them
later for leisurely study or school reports.
A History of Medicine is a must: for students seeking
little-known facts or photos to make their school reports come alive; for
armchair physicians who want to know more about the spread of bubonic plague;
for anyone who loves a dramatic story, brilliantly told.
3 full hours of authentic sights and sounds including video,
1,000 medical illustrations and photographs, and 1 hour of interviews with
- See the remarkable medical treatments of the
- Witness the horrors of the Black Death and early
- Learn about the world renowned scientists who unraveled
the secrets of DNA
The Unabridged Running Press Edition
of the American Classic
No longer need you search through second-hand bookstores for
a scarce, used copy of this grandfather of all anatomy books. It is here in
this unabridged facsimile of the 1901 edition - with a full 1,257 pages and 827
"A major publishing event. The Anatomy is a classic
work written by Henry Gray, Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons and
Lecturer on Anatomy at St. George's. First published in 1901, the volume
thoroughly exhausts its subject, treating every aspect of the human body from
the structure of the brain to the formation of the embryo.
"Gray's descriptions are clear and easy for laymen to
understand, and the many illustrations are detailed and fascinating. Essential
not only for medical students and professionals but also for painters,
sculptors, or anyone interested in coming to know his own body and its
- Small Press Review
A multimedia PC with a 486DX 33MHz processor, 8MB RAM,
double speed CD-ROM, 256 color SVGA (video card and monitor), 16 bit sound card
with speakers or head phones, mouse, 4MB of available hard disk space.
Recommended System: A multimedia PC with a 486DX 50MHz (or
higher) processor, dual speed CD-ROM drive, 8MB RAM, 4MB of available hard disk
space, 256 color display, Microsoft Windows 95 or 98, mouse, headphones or
Does not work on Windows XP.
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