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French Medical Writers - Rene Laennec, Ambroise Pare, Jean Astruc, Charles Estienne, Pierre Petit, Auguste Saint-Arroman (Paperback) Loot Price: R264
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Chapters: Rene Laennec, Ambroise Pare, Jean Astruc, Charles Estienne, Pierre Petit, Auguste Saint-Arroman, Pierre Francois Keraudren, Frederick Leboyer, Jean Hamon, Augustin Marie Morvan. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 37. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: Rene-Theophile-Hyacinthe Laennec (February 17, 1781 August 13, 1826) was a French physician. He invented the stethoscope in 1816, while working at the Hopital Necker and pioneered its use in diagnosing various chest conditions. He became a lecturer at the College de France in 1822 and professor of medicine in 1823. His final appointments were that of Head of the Medical Clinic at the Hopital de la Charite and Professor at the College de France. He died of tuberculosis in 1826. Laennec was born in Quimper (Brittany). His mother died of tuberculosis when he was five or six, and he went to live with his grand-uncle the Abbe Laennec (a priest). At the age of twelve he proceeded to Nantes where his uncle, Guillaime-Francois Laennec, worked in the faculty of medicine at the university. Laennec was gifted student, he learned English and German, and began his medical studies under his uncle's direction. His father (a lawyer) later discouraged him from continuing as a doctor and Rene then had a period of time where he took long walks in the country, danced, studied Greek and wrote poetry. However, in 1799 he returned to medicine. Laennec studied medicine in Paris under several famous physicians, including Dupuytren and Nicolas Corvisart des Marest. There he was trained to use sound as a diagnostic aid. Corvisart advocated the re-introduction of percussion, a neglected diagnostic technique based on sound developed by Leopold Auenbrugger in 1761 Rene Laennec was a practicing surgeon in Nantes during the French Revolution. Laennec was a devo...More: http: //booksllc.net/?id=2616

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Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2010
First published: September 2010
Editors: Books Llc
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 152 x 229 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 38
ISBN-13: 978-1-157-43212-8
Barcode: 9781157432128
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LSN: 1-157-43212-3

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