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A History of Medicine, Third Edition - Lois N. Magner

A History of Medicine, Third Edition

Hardcover Published: 20th December 2017
ISBN: 9781138103825
Number Of Pages: 446

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Designed for survey courses in the field A History of Medicine presents a wide-ranging overview for those seeking a solid grounding in the medical history of Western and non-Western cultures. Invaluable to instructors promoting the history of medicine in pre-professional training, and stressing major themes in the history of medicine, this third edition continues to stimulate further exploration of the events, methodologies, and theories that have shaped medical practices in decades past and continue to do so today.

Paleopathology and Paleomedicine. Medicine in Ancient Civilizations: Mesopotamia and Egypt. The Medical Traditions of India and China. Greco-Roman Medicine. The Middle Ages. The Renaissance and the Scientific Revolution. Native Civilizations and Cultures of the Americas. European Medicine and Disease in America. Clinical and Preventive Medicine. The Medical Counterculture: Unorthodox and Alternative Medicine. Women and Medicine. The Art and Science of Surgery. Medical Microbiology and Public Health. Diagnostics and Therapeutics.

ISBN: 9781138103825
ISBN-10: 1138103829
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 446
Published: 20th December 2017
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 26.04 x 18.42  x 3.18
Weight (kg): 1.18
Edition Number: 3
Edition Type: New edition