An accessible guide to more than 90 of the most important and groundbreaking milestones in the history of medicine, and the people behind them
How are illnesses diagnosed? What is cancer? Why are some pandemics so deadly?
This book explores big questions like these, explaining the breakthroughs and discoveries that have shaped our modern-day understanding of medicine and helped us protect and promote our health. Written in plain English, The Medicine Book cuts through the jargon and is packed with explanations of the most important milestones in medical history, with step-by-step diagrams and witty illustrations that untangle knotty concepts.
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