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Book review: Selected works on the history of medicine by academician Yuri Shevchenko

Journal: Studia Humanitatis (Vol.2023, No. 3)

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Page : 6-6

Keywords : history of medicine; Nikolay Pirogov; Pirogov Center; cardiovascular surgery; Sergey Botkin; Leonardo da Vinci; Archbishop Luke (Voyno-Yasenetsky);

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The collection of works by Yuri Shevchenko, Doctor of Medical Sciences and Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences, includes speeches and articles from different years, which were delivered on memorable dates or published in medical journals inaccessible to a wide range of readers. The materials describe the history of medicine from the time of Ancient Egypt to the present day, the development of anatomy and surgery, including the history of the formation and advancement of methods for the treatment of cardiovascular diseases. A number of publications are devoted to the famous Pirogov Center in Moscow, the history of its creation and the current state. The book presents a number of short biographies of famous Russian and foreign doctors who made a significant contribution to the development of cardiovascular surgery during the period of the 19th and 20th centuries. It is worth mentioning a number of articles about the life, worldview, pedagogical, administrative and medical activities of Nikolay Pirogov, Sergey Botkin, there are also articles on the history of Russian military medicine of the 19th century included in the collection.

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