All the medical knowledge of all time in one book, the universal and perfect manual for the Renaissance surgeon, and the man who wrote it. This paper depicts the life and works of Giovanni Andrea della Croce, a 16th Century physician and surgeon, who, endowed with true spirit of Renaissance humanism, wanted to teach and share all his medical knowledge through his opus magnum, titled "Universal Surgery Complete with All the Relevant Parts for the Optimum Surgeon". An extraordinary book which truly represents a defining moment and a founding stone for traumatology, written by a lesser known historical personality, but nonetheless the Renaissance Master of Traumatology.

Di Matteo B, Tarabella V, Filardo G, Viganò A, Tomba P, Marcacci M (2013). The Renaissance and the universal surgeon: Giovanni Andrea Della Croce, a master of traumatology. INTERNATIONAL ORTHOPAEDICS, 37, 2523-2528 [10.1007/s00264-013-2111-2].

The Renaissance and the universal surgeon: Giovanni Andrea Della Croce, a master of traumatology.

Di Matteo B;FILARDO, GIUSEPPE;MARCACCI, MAURILIO
2013

Abstract

All the medical knowledge of all time in one book, the universal and perfect manual for the Renaissance surgeon, and the man who wrote it. This paper depicts the life and works of Giovanni Andrea della Croce, a 16th Century physician and surgeon, who, endowed with true spirit of Renaissance humanism, wanted to teach and share all his medical knowledge through his opus magnum, titled "Universal Surgery Complete with All the Relevant Parts for the Optimum Surgeon". An extraordinary book which truly represents a defining moment and a founding stone for traumatology, written by a lesser known historical personality, but nonetheless the Renaissance Master of Traumatology.
2013
Di Matteo B, Tarabella V, Filardo G, Viganò A, Tomba P, Marcacci M (2013). The Renaissance and the universal surgeon: Giovanni Andrea Della Croce, a master of traumatology. INTERNATIONAL ORTHOPAEDICS, 37, 2523-2528 [10.1007/s00264-013-2111-2].
Di Matteo B;Tarabella V;Filardo G;Viganò A;Tomba P;Marcacci M
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