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Publication Details Click to collapse Cite/Export

  • Creator Erwin H. Ackerknecht
  • Format Books
  • Publication Revised edition. Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 1982.
  • Physical Details
    • xx, 277 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
  • ISBNs 0801827264, 9780801827266
  • OCLC ocm08172172, ocn564648652, ocn607817305

Notes

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

Contents

  • 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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