Description - Surgeons, Manufacturers and Patients by Julie Anderson
The 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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Author Biography - Julie Anderson
JULIE ANDERSON is a Research Associate in the Centre for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine and Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine at the University of Manchester, UK. Her areas of research include the history of disability and blindness and she has published on disability and gender sport and medicine and with Carsten Timmermann edited Devices and Designs: Medical Technologies in Historical Perspective. She is currently completing a book on the history of rehabilitation in the Second World War. FRANCIS NEARY is a Research Associate at CHSTM, University of Ma