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Harvey Cushing  A Biography--The Story of a Great Medical Pioneer, Fulton, John F.

Author Name    Fulton, John F.

Book Title   Harvey Cushing A Biography--The Story of a Great Medical Pioneer

Binding (hardback, paperback, etc.)   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good in Good dust jacket

Edition   First Edition; First Impression

Publisher's Name   Springfield IL Charles C. Thomas, Publisher, 1946

Seller ID or SKU   62040

Blue grey hardcover. dust has price cut out otherwise in good condition. Now in Mylar protector. Harvey Williams Cushing (April 8, 1869 October 7, 1939) was an American neurosurgeon, pathologist, writer and draftsman. A pioneer of brain surgery, he was the first exclusive neurosurgeon and the first person to describe Cushing's disease. He wrote a biography of William Osler in three volumes. Together with Ernest Sachs, he is known as the Father of Neurosurgery. After doing exceptional cerebral surgery abroad under Kocher at Bern and Sherrington at Liverpool, he began private practice in Baltimore. During his time with Kocher, he first encountered the Cushing reflex which describes the relationship between blood pressure and intracranial pressure. At the age of 32, he was made associate professor of surgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital. Wiki ; Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 754 pages

Price = 32.97 USD


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