Surgeons, Manufacturers And Patients: A Transatlantic History of Total Hip Replacement by J. AndersonSurgeons, Manufacturers And Patients: A Transatlantic History of Total Hip Replacement by J. Anderson

Surgeons, Manufacturers And Patients: A Transatlantic History of Total Hip Replacement

byJ. Anderson, F. Neary, J. Pickstone

Hardcover | October 31, 2007

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The Total Hip Replacement was invented by British surgeons after World War Two. It became the basis of a multi-billion global industry in joint replacement. This pioneering study ranges from inventive surgeons to multi-national manufacturers and explores total hip replacement in the very different health economies of the UK and the US.
JULIE ANDERSON is a Research Associate in the Wellcome Unit and the Centre for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine (CHSTM), in the University of Manchester, UK. She is completing a book on rehabilitation in the Second World War, and researching the history of blindness and other disabilities.FRANCIS NEARY is a Research Asso...
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Title:Surgeons, Manufacturers And Patients: A Transatlantic History of Total Hip ReplacementFormat:HardcoverDimensions:222 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.74 inPublished:October 31, 2007Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230553141

ISBN - 13:9780230553149

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Table of Contents

Introduction: Total Hip Replacement: Introduction, Sources and Outline Surgeons and Engineers in Post War Britain: Medical Technology in Local Contexts The Industrial Development of British Hip Replacements and the Charnley/Thackray Relationship Medical Technologies and Industrial Dynamics: The United States and the Global market Change and Stability in Technical Systems: Materials and Environments Hips, Health Services and Quality The Changing Nature of Patients: Expectations and Information What is Past is Present