Biotechnology in Clinical Medicine
The text begins with a general explanation of biotechnology and details the history of its use in the medical field. It then focuses on four key areas: pharmaceuticals, organ transplantation, substitutive medicine, and reproductive technologies.
Specific topics include pharmaceutical advertising, antibiotics, tissue sources, the immunology of transplantation and immunosuppression, dialysis, orthopedics, in vitro fertilization, and specialized reproductive technologies.
Accessible and enjoyable, this first textbook of its kind is suitable for majors in the field and non-science majors alike. Biotechnology in Clinical Medicine is designed for courses in biotechnology, biology, biomedical engineering, and public health.