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History of medicine : a scandalously short introduction / Jacalyn Duffin.

Author:
Duffin, Jacalyn [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
Toronto : University of Toronto Press, c1999.
Description:
xvi, 432 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
Introduction : heroes and villains in the history of medicine -- The fabricated body : history of anatomy -- Interrogating life : history of physiology -- Science of suffering : history of pathology -- First do no harm : history of pharmacology -- On being a doctor : history of health-care delivery -- Plagues and peoples : epidemic diseases in history -- Why is blood special? Changing concepts of a vital humour -- Technology and disease : the stethoscope and physical diagnosis -- Work of the hand : history of surgery -- Women's medicine and medicine's women : history of obstetrics and gynecology -- Wrestling with demons : history of psychiatry -- No baby, no nation : history of pediatrics -- A many-faceted gem : decline and rebirth of family medicine -- Sleuthing and science : how to research a question in medical history.
Subject(s):
MedicineHistory [Browse]
ISBN:
  • 0802009492 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • 0802079121 (pbk. : alk. paper)
LCCN:
cn 99930685
OCLC:
40982537
RCP:
C - S