Surgeons, Manufacturers and Patients
A Transatlantic History of Total Hip Replacement
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Surgeons, Manufacturers and Patients by Julie Anderson
Book DescriptionThe Total Hip Replacement was invented by British surgeons after World War Two. It became the basis of a multi-billion global industry in joint replacement. This pioneering study ranges from inventive surgeons to multi-national manufacturers and explores total hip replacement in the very different health economies of the UK and the US.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780230553149
(216mm x 140mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 31-Oct-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Julie Anderson
JULIE ANDERSON is a Research Associate in the Wellcome Unit and the Centre for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine (CHSTM), in the University of Manchester, UK. She is completing a book on rehabilitation in the Second World War, and researching the history of blindness and other disabilities. FRANCIS NEARY is a Research Associate in CHSTM. His (Lancaster) PhD was on mind-body relations in Victorian Britain. He works on material cultures and recently curated three exhibitions on the past, present and future of hip replacement. JOHN V. PICKSTONE founded CHSTM and Wellcome Unit. His present research is on recent medicine, especially cancer services, medical technology, and the NHS. He is the author of Ways of Knowing: a New History of Science, Technology and Medicine.
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