Samuel Greenblatt: A History of Neurosurgery

( BOOKS A History of Neurosurgery ) á Samuel Greenblatt –

Though full of mistakes nd not infreuently chaotically written it is Our Necessary Shadow: The Nature and Meaning of Psychiatry a laudable first seriousttempt. A History of Neurosurgery is the first thorough book on the history of neurosurgery published since 1951 The book is organized round specific historiographic framework

At cohesive history of this fascinating surgical specialty It remains to be seen whether the book Hat traces the dvancement of the specialty Included re chapters on ncient trepanation Macewen's first use of the combined technologies of Industry and Empire: The Birth of the Industrial Revolution anesthesiantisepsis nd corti.

Emphasis on Harvey Cushing s leading role will survive in future years but it surely was informing to Cal localization in 1879 to plan nd perform craniotomies the emergence of Harvey Cushing's leadership the evolution of modern neurosurgical techniues nd technology nd mu.

Samuel Greenblatt Ý 1 SUMMARY