The gifts of physics to modern medicine.


The advancement of medical science was, and is, and will always be dependent on the progress of fundamental sciences like mathematics, physics and chemistry. It is true that pure science is not rapidly converted to applied science. That has always to depend on further technological advancement and on craftsmen's innovation. The role of physics in the evolution of some modern medical equipment - both diagnostic and therapeutic, is simply unique. A chemical pathology laboratory comprises, overall physics (i.e. laboratory machinery, pressures, radioactivity, voltage,

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@article{Majumdar2004TheGO, title={The gifts of physics to modern medicine.}, author={Sisir K. Majumdar}, journal={Bulletin of the Indian Institute of History of Medicine}, year={2004}, volume={34 1}, pages={51-74} }