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Blood and guts : a short history of medicine

Author: Roy Porter
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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Chronicles the history of medicine, including the role of doctors, various attempts at controlling disease, and the progress of hospitals.
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Genre/Form: History
Popular works
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Roy Porter
ISBN: 0393037622 9780393037623 0393325695 9780393325690
OCLC Number: 51519697
Description: x, 199 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Ch. 1. Disease --
Ch. 2. Doctors --
Ch. 3. The body --
Ch. 4. The laboratory --
Ch. 5. Therapies --
Ch. 6. Surgery --
Ch. 7. The hospital --
Ch. 8. Medicine in modern society.
Responsibility: Roy Porter.

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Chronicles the history of medicine, including the role of doctors, various attempts at controlling disease, and the progress of hospitals.

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