Crucial Interventions

£19.95

4 In stock
Manchester (2)
Leeds (2)
Manchester (2)
Leeds (2)
SKU: 533240629

Order within the next 3 hours 14 minutes
to get it by Saturday 4th*

1st Class Royal Mail - 99% arrives next day Mon - Sat

DPD Next Day Delivery - One hour delivery window, notified by SMS and email, so you don't have to wait in all day! (Not Weekends)

Click and Collect - Free - Choose from our Manchester and Leeds shops. Usually ready within 1 hour

Get 1 Mo Point for every whole pound spent.
Get 25 Mo Points for creating an account online.
Get 10 Mo Points for reviewing a product.

Find out more about Mo Points in our Points FAQ

The nineteenth century saw a complete transformation of the practice and reputation of surgery. Crucial Interventions follows its increasingly optimistic evolution, drawing from the very best examples of rare surgical textbooks with a focus on the extraordinary visual materials of the mid-nineteenth century. Unnerving and graphic, yet beautifully rendered, these fascinating illustrations include step-by-step surgical techniques paired with medical instruments and painted depictions of operations in progress. Arranged for the layman from head to toe, and accompanied by an authoritative, eloquent and inspiring narrative from medical historian Richard Barnett, author of 2014 bestseller The Sick Rose, Crucial Interventions is a unique and captivating book on one of the worlds most mysterious and macabre professions, and promises to be another success.