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A brief history of medicine : from Hippocrates to gene therapy

Author: Paul Strathern
Publisher: New York : Carroll & Graf Publishers, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"With tales of rivalry and skulduggery, unsung heroism and miraculous accidents ..., natural philosophy, grave robbing, germ theory, nursing, syphilis, atomic theory and SARS along the way, this is the ultimate sotry of human-and humane-medicine."--Cover.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Strathern
ISBN: 0786715251 9780786715251
OCLC Number: 60930790
Description: xvii, 414 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Paul Strathern.
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"With tales of rivalry and skulduggery, unsung heroism and miraculous accidents ..., natural philosophy, grave robbing, germ theory, nursing, syphilis, atomic theory and SARS along the way, this is the ultimate sotry of human-and humane-medicine."--Cover.

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