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dc.contributor.editorSchlich, Thomas
dc.contributor.editorCrenner, Christopher
dc.date.accessioned2021-02-10T12:58:18Z
dc.date.issued2017
dc.date.submitted2018-10-02 09:15:31
dc.date.submitted2020-04-01T12:22:12Z
dc.identifier1001567
dc.identifierOCN: 1076700921
dc.identifierhttp://library.oapen.org/handle/20.500.12657/28395
dc.identifier.urihttps://directory.doabooks.org/handle/20.500.12854/37999
dc.description.abstractSurgery is an ideal field for examining the processes of technological change in medicine. The contributors to this book go beyond the concept of innovation, with its focus on a single technology and its sharp dichotomy of acceptance versus rejection. Instead they explore the historical contexts of change in surgery, looking at the complex dynamics of the various treatment options available -- old and new, surgical and nonsurgical -- as well as the variable character of the new technologies themselves, thus broadening and transcending the notion of technological innovation.
dc.languageEnglish
dc.relation.ispartofseriesRochester Studies in Medical History
dc.rightsopen access
dc.subject.classificationbic Book Industry Communication::M Medicine
dc.subject.otherSurgery
dc.subject.othertechnological change
dc.subject.othermedicine
dc.titleTechnological Change in Modern Surgery
dc.title.alternativeHistorical Perspectives on Innovation
dc.typebook
oapen.relation.isPublishedBy26aea9a8-2a5b-42fc-9228-6635e6a52000
oapen.relation.hasChapter0499499b-0441-416d-9784-aba6256801bf
oapen.pages244
oapen.place.publicationRochester


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  • Frampton, Sally (2017)
    Ovariotomy provides a useful way of unpacking not just the process of surgical innovation but also the usefulness of innovation as an analytical category in the history of medicine. How might we pin down the meaning of ...