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Author Nuland, Sherwin B.

Title Doctors [(DVD) videorecording] : the history of scientific medicine revealed through biography / Sherwin B. Nuland ; Teaching Company.

Publication Info. Chantilly, VA : Teaching Co., [2005]
Location Call No. Status
 Nichols Adult Great Courses  610.922 NUL    AVAILABLE
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Description 2 videodiscs (180 min. each) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 course guidebook (ii, 79 pages ; 22 cm)
Series Great courses.
System Details DVD.
Performer Instructor: Sherman B. Nuland.
Summary Twelve lectures (30 min. each) that discuss the history of the development of Western scientific medicine, set against character studies of twelve of the greatest physicians since classical times.
Contents disc 1. 1. Hippocrates and the origins of Western medicine ; 2.The paradox of Galen ; 3. Vesalius and the Renaissance of medicine ; 4. Harvey, discoverer of the circulation ; 5. Morgagni and the anatomy of disease ; 6. Hunter, the surgeon as scientist -- disc 2. 7. Laennec and the invention of the stethoscope ; 8. Morton and the origins of anesthesia ; 9. Virchow and the cellular origins of disease ; 10. Lister and the germ theory ; 11. Halsted and the American medical education ; 12. Taussig and the development of cardiac surgery.
Access Restricted to home use or face to face teaching.
Note For specific features see interactive menu.
Subject Hippocrates.
Vesalius, Andreas, 1514-1564.
Harvey, William, 1578-1657.
Morgagni, Giambattista, 1682-1771.
Hunter, John, 1728-1793.
Laennec, R. T. H. (René Théophile Hyacinthe), 1781-1826.
Morton, W. T. G. (William Thomas Green), 1819-1868.
Virchow, Rudolf, 1821-1902.
Lister, Joseph, Baron, 1827-1912.
Halsted, William, 1852-1922.
Taussig, Helen B. (Helen Brooke), 1898-1986.
Medicine -- Biography -- Videodiscs.
Medicine -- History -- Videodiscs.
Educational films.
Added Author Teaching Company.
ISBN 1598030302 : $199.95
Music No. 8128 Teaching Co.
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