From seventeenth-century anatomist William Harvey to twentieth-century lightning rod Sigmund Freud, countless researchers, physicians, and scientists have found themselves -- and their work -- at the center of raging disputes that have destroyed careers and lives. In this captivating follow-up to his acclaimed Great Feuds in Science, Hal Hellman tells the entertaining stories of the most heated and important of these disputes. Highlighting both famous (Sabin vs. Salk) and lesser-known (Galvani vs. Volta) clashes, he offers a front-row seat at the signal bouts of medical history.From William Harveyas 17th-century battle with the medical establishment over his discovery that blood circulates and Jonas Salkas legendary fight with Albert Sabin over polio vaccinations (a fight Salk ultimately lost) to the nasty ...
|Title||:||Great Feuds in Medicine|
|Publisher||:||John Wiley & Sons - 2001-02-16|