Cambridge:, Harvard University Press, 1950.: 1950
Seller ID: M12608
Sm. 8vo. viii, 106 pp. Figs., index. Cloth, dust-jacket; jacket edge worn, but a very good copy. In 1930 Drinker, professor of physiology at the Harvard Medical School, researched the phenomenon of why soldiers were dying in battle fields from wounds which should not have been fatal. His findings were published entitled 'Death from Shock' in the early editions of the Encyclopedia Americana and today the phenomenon is referred to as "anaphylactic shock". He became the first to prove that the blood-proteins (which hold water wherever they go) are able to leave the bloodstream. He was De... View More...