Extreme medicine : how exploration transformed medicine in the twentieth century
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New York, New York : The Penguin Press, 2014.
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Book
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9781594204708 (hbk.) :, 1594204705 (hbk.)
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294 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Adult (4th Floor) - Adult Nonfiction
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Published
New York, New York : The Penguin Press, 2014.
Language
English
ISBN
9781594204708 (hbk.) :, 1594204705 (hbk.)

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"Published in Great Britain under the title 'Extremes: life, death and the limits of the human body' by Hodder & Stoughton"--Title page verso.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages [261]-285) and index.
Description
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.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Fong, K. (2014). Extreme medicine: how exploration transformed medicine in the twentieth century . The Penguin Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Fong, Kevin, 1971-. 2014. Extreme Medicine: How Exploration Transformed Medicine in the Twentieth Century. The Penguin Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Fong, Kevin, 1971-. Extreme Medicine: How Exploration Transformed Medicine in the Twentieth Century The Penguin Press, 2014.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Fong, Kevin. Extreme Medicine: How Exploration Transformed Medicine in the Twentieth Century The Penguin Press, 2014.

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