History of Medicine

ISBN-10: 0824786734

ISBN-13: 9780824786731

Edition: 1992

Authors: Lois N. Magner
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List price: $64.95
Copyright year: 1992
Publisher: CRC Press LLC
Publication date: 3/17/1992
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 400
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.342
Language: English

LOIS N. MAGNER is Professor Emerita at Purdue University. She is the author of Doctors, Nurses, and Medical Practitioners: A Bio-Bibliographical Sourcebook (Greenwood Press, 1998) , A History of Medicine. Second Edition, Revised and Expanded (2005), and A History of the Life Sciences. Third Edition, Revised and Expanded (2002).

Palaeopathology and palaeomedicine
medicine in ancient civilizations - Mesopotamia and Egypt
the great medical traditions of India and China
Greco-Roman medicine
the middle ages
Islamic medicine
medicine and the Renaissance
the scientific revolution and the circulation of the blood
selected aspects of clinical and preventive medicine - from Sydenham to smallpox
childbed fever, midwifery and obstetrics
the art and science of surgery
the germ theory of disease - medical
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