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By Robert W. Winters

ISBN-10: 1510712461

ISBN-13: 9781510712461

Many of the world’s most crucial and life-saving units and methods have been usually came upon merely accidentally. Serendipity, timing, and good fortune performed an element within the discovery of accidental therapies and breakthroughs:

A plastic shard in an RAF pilot’s eye results in using plastic for touch lenses.
The lack of ability to take away a titanium chamber from rabbit’s bone results in dental implants.
Viagra was once stumbled on via a gaggle of chemists, operating within the lab to discover a brand new drug to relieve the discomfort of angina pectoris.
A stretch of 5 weeks of strangely hot climate in 1928 performed a task in helping Dr. Alexander Fleming in his research of bacterial development and the invention of penicillin.
After learning the results of the venom injected via the chew of a perilous pit viper snake, chemists built a groundbreaking drug that works to manage blood pressure.

Accidental clinical Discoveries is an exciting and enlightening examine the construction of 25 clinical innovations that experience replaced the area – accidentally. The publication is gifted in a full of life and fascinating manner, and may entice a large choice of readers, from historical past buffs to minutiae enthusiasts to these within the clinical profession.

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