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Surgeons, Manufacturers and Patients

A Transatlantic History of Total Hip Replacement
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ISBN-13:
9780230596238
Einband:
eBook
Seiten:
222
Autor:
J. Anderson
Serie:
Science, Technology and Medicine in Modern History
eBook Typ:
PDF
eBook Format:
PDF
Kopierschutz:
1 - PDF Watermark
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

Introduction: Total Hip Replacement: Introduction, Sources and Outline Surgeons and Engineers in Post War Britain: Medical Technology in Local Contexts The Industrial Development of British Hip Replacements and the Charnley/Thackray Relationship Medical Technologies and Industrial Dynamics: The United States and the Global market Change and Stability in Technical Systems: Materials and Environments Hips, Health Services and Quality The Changing Nature of Patients: Expectations and Information What is Past is Present
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.