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Diagnoses in Assyrian and Babylonian Medicine Ancient Sources, Translations, and Modern Medical Analyses

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ISBN-10: 0252029569

ISBN-13: 9780252029561

Edition: 2005

Authors: Jo Ann Scurlock, Burton Andersen, Burton R. Andersen

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Description:

Medical expert Burton R. Andersen and cuneiformist Jo Ann Scurlock present a comprehensive view of what medicine was really like in ancient Mesopotamia, studying experimental medicine in Ashur, Babylon, and Nineveh.
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Book details

List price: $155.00
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
Publication date: 7/18/2005
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 912
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.30" tall
Weight: 1.474
Language: English

Acknowledgments
Concordance of Sigla
Translator's Notes
Introduction
Map
The Ancient Mesopotamian Context
General Health and Public Health Practices
Infectious Diseases
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
Genitourinary Tract Diseases
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Metabolic and Nutritional Diseases
Heart, Circulatory System, and Lungs
Eyes, Ears, and Nose
Skin and Hair
Bones and Joints
Obstetrics and Gynecology
Neurology
Trauma and Shock
Poisons
Mental Illness
Pediatrics
Dental and Oral Diseases
Ancient Etiologies: The Naming of Disease Patterns
Prognostics
Conclusion
Unsolved Puzzles Appendix
Chart Showing the Arrangement of Entries in the Diagnostic/Prognostic Series
Notes
Bibliography
Photographs
Indexes
Text Index
Sumerian Words Treated
Akkadian Words Treated
English and Latin Terms