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Anderson, Julie

Devices and Designs

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Devices, Designs and the History of Technology in Medicine

1. Introduction: Devices, Designs and the History of Technology in Medicine
Carsten Timmermann, Julie Anderson

Part I. Technical Innovation and the Emerging Economies of Modern Medicine

2. Bones in Lancashire: Towards Long-term Contextual Analysis of Medical Technology
John V. Pickstone

3. Mechanizing Medicine: Medical Innovations and the Birmingham Voluntary Hospitals in the Nineteenth Century
Jonathan Reinarz

4. Private Laboratories and Medical Expertise in Boston Circa 1900
Christopher Crenner

5. Innovating Expertise: X-ray and Laboratory Workers in the Canadian Hospital, 1920–1950
Peter L. Twohig

Part II. Context, Contingency and the Life Stories of Technologies

6. Artificial Eyes and the Artificialization of the Human Face
Neil Handley

7. Biotronik: 40 Years of German Entrepreneurship in Medical Technology
Patrik Hidefjäll

8. Building Science-based Medicine at Stanford: Henry Kaplan and the Medical Linear Accelerator, 1948–1975
Takahiro Ueyama, Christophe Lécuyer

9. Hexamethonium, Hypertension and Pharmaceutical Innovation: The Transformation of an Experimental Drug in Post-war Britain
Carsten Timmermann

10. Greenhouses and Body Suits: The Challenge to Knowledge in Early Hip Replacement Surgery 1960–1982
Julie Anderson

Part III. Expectations, Outcomes and Endpoints

11. From Epidemic to Scandal: the Politicization of Antibiotic Resistance, 1957–1969
Robert Bud

12. Cancer Clinical Trials and the Transfer of Medical Knowledge: Metrology, Contestation and Local Practice
Gerald Kutcher

13. ‘The Best Bones in the Graveyard’: Risky Technologies and Risks in Knowledge
Sally Wyatt, Flis Henwood

14. The Politics of Endpoints
Stuart Blume

Keywords: History, History of Science, World History, Global and Transnational History, Cultural History, History of Medicine, Modern History

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2006
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Science, Technology and Medicine in Modern History
Page amount
298 pages
Category
History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230286405
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-54091-4

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