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Naked to the Bone Medical Imaging in the Twentieth Century

ISBN-10: 020132833X

ISBN-13: 9780201328332

Edition: N/A

Authors: Bettyann H. Kevles

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Book details

List price: $24.99
Publisher: Basic Books
Publication date: 3/19/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 394
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

List of Illustrations
Preface to the Sloan Technology Series
Introduction
The Discovery of X-Rays: Seeing Is Believing
Medical Applications: The Living Body beneath the Skin
Technological Innovation 1897-1918: Building a Better Mousetrap
Medical Politics between the Wars: Setting Standards
Technological Innovation 1918-1940: Sharper, Clearer, Deeper
X-Rays in the Imagination: The Avant-Garde through Surrealism
The Perfect Slice: The Story of CT Scanning
A Subtler Slice: Magnetic Resonance Imaging
From the Inside Out: PET (Positron Emission Tomography) in Nuclear Medicine
Looking through Women: The Development of Ultrasound and Mammography
The Transparent Body in Late Twentieth-Century Culture
Epilogue
Timeline
Acknowledgments
Notes
Bibliography
Index