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A short history of medicine

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Creator
Erwin H. Ackerknecht
Format
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Publication
  • Revised edition
  • Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 1982
Physical Details
  • xx, 277 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
ISBNs
0801827264, 9780801827266
OCLC
ocm08172172

  • Includes index.
  • Bibliography: pages 245-263.

  • Paleopathology and paleomedicine -- Primitive medicine -- Medicine of ancient civilizations -- Ancient India and China -- Greek medicine : physicians, priests, philosophers -- Greek medicine : Hippocratic medicine -- Greek medicine : Alexandria and Rome -- Medieval medicine -- Renaissance medicine -- Medicine in the seventeenth century -- Medicine in the eighteenth century -- Clinical schools of the first half of the nineteenth century -- Basic sciences during the nineteenth century -- Clinical medicine of the second half of the nineteenth century -- Microbiology -- Surgery and gynecology in the nineteenth century -- New specialism of the nineteenth century -- Public health and professional developments in the nineteenth century -- Medicine in the United States prior to 1900 -- Trends in twentieth-century medicine -- Nobel laureates in medicine and physiology, 1901-1981

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