4. Health, Reproduction

  1. James Wei

Published Online: 2 JUL 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118342749.ch4

Great Inventions that Changed the World

Great Inventions that Changed the World

How to Cite

Wei, J. (2012) Health, Reproduction, in Great Inventions that Changed the World, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118342749.ch4

Author Information

  1. Princeton University, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 JUL 2012
  2. Published Print: 13 JUL 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470768174

Online ISBN: 9781118342749

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Keywords:

  • health, reproduction, and TFR and GDP/capita or personal wealth;
  • modern healthcare and prophylaxis, advances in surgery with anesthesia;
  • The Four Humors of Hippocrates and Galen;
  • germ theory of infectious, and methods in disease prevention;
  • X-rays, in scientific understanding of nature, crystals and DNA

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Prevention

  • Diagnostics

  • Therapy

  • Reproduction