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The Resource Extreme medicine : how exploration transformed medicine in the twentieth century, Kevin Fong

Extreme medicine : how exploration transformed medicine in the twentieth century, Kevin Fong

Label
Extreme medicine : how exploration transformed medicine in the twentieth century
Title
Extreme medicine
Title remainder
how exploration transformed medicine in the twentieth century
Statement of responsibility
Kevin Fong
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
An anesthesiologist and NASA adviser explores how pioneering doctors and scientists have built on findings about the body's response to extreme environments and physical challenges to develop such medical innovations as open-heart surgery, skin grafts, and trauma care
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1971-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Fong, Kevin
Dewey number
616.02/52
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RC86.7
LC item number
.F66 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • First aid in illness and injury
  • Extreme environments
  • Adventure travel
  • Space flight
Label
Extreme medicine : how exploration transformed medicine in the twentieth century, Kevin Fong
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Published in Great Britain under the title Extremes: life, death and the limits of the human body by Hodder & Stoughton"--Title page verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 261-285) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Ice -- Fire -- Heart -- Trauma -- Intensive care -- Water -- Orbit -- Mars -- Final frontiers
Control code
1525428
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
294 pages
Isbn
9781594204708
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2013028124
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1525428
  • (OCoLC)852222087
Label
Extreme medicine : how exploration transformed medicine in the twentieth century, Kevin Fong
Publication
Note
"Published in Great Britain under the title Extremes: life, death and the limits of the human body by Hodder & Stoughton"--Title page verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 261-285) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Ice -- Fire -- Heart -- Trauma -- Intensive care -- Water -- Orbit -- Mars -- Final frontiers
Control code
1525428
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
294 pages
Isbn
9781594204708
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2013028124
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1525428
  • (OCoLC)852222087

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