By Andras Gedeon
The background and evolution of the fields of technological know-how and drugs are symbiotically associated and hence are jointly based. Discoveries in a single area have allowed for development within the different, and it's approximately very unlikely to check one zone in isolation. The impact of technological know-how and technologic discoveries on medication has profoundly impacted the way in which physicians perform and has led to a longer existence expectancy and caliber of lifestyles that our ancestors by no means dreamed attainable. technology and know-how in medication is a suite of ninety nine essays in line with landmark courses that experience seemed within the scientific literature during the last 500 years. every one essay incorporates a precis of the object or bankruptcy; textual content and photographs reproduced without delay from the unique resource; a quick biography of the author(s); and a dialogue concerning the value of the invention and its next impact on later advancements. unique fabric through the likes of Dürer, Bernoulli, Doppler, Pasteur, Trendelenburg, Curie and Röntgen deals readers a unprecedented glimpse at guides housed in data all over the world, fantastically reproduced in a single attention-grabbing volume.
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13 von Helmholtz H. Handbuch der physiologischen Optik. Allgemeine Encycklopädie der Physik IX Bd. Leipzig; 1867. See also #45 Helmholtz page 236.  Kepler 43 5:4 Illustration from the ﬁrst printing from 1614 of Roger Bacon’s (1214–1292) studies of image formation and the function of lenses. 5:5 René Descartes (1596–1650) derives the sine law of refraction and applies it to the optics of vision. This treatise forms part of his famous tract introducing new ideas about the proper scientiﬁc method.
Neuchatel; 1783. See also ref. 2 for Hook’s instrument. 9 See ref. 8. 10 Nilsson GE. On the measurement of evaporative water loss, methods and clinical applications. Linköping Studies in Science and Technology Dissertations No 11 Linköping; 1977.  Santorio 55 Anders Celsius (1701–1744) and his thermometer (below) and his proposal for a new thermometer scale (right). Celsius sets the two ﬁxed points of the temperature scale as the boiling and freezing points of water so “one can be sure that several such thermometers, placed in the same air, should always show the same degree …”.
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Science and Technology in Medicine: An Illustrated Account Based on Ninety-Nine Landmark Publications from Five Centuries by Andras Gedeon