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Companion encyclopedia of the history of medicine

Author: W F Bynum; Roy Porter
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 1993.
Series: Routledge reference.
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This text provides an account of the development of medical science in its various branches, and includes discussions of the medical profession and its institutions, and the impact of medicine upon  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
History
Reference works
Encyclopédies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Companion encyclopedia of the history of medicine.
London ; New York : Routledge, 1993
(OCoLC)623307835
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: W F Bynum; Roy Porter
ISBN: 0415047714 9780415047715 0415092426 9780415092425 0415092434 9780415092432
OCLC Number: 26304287
Description: 2 volumes : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: v. 1. Art and science of medicine --
Place of medicine --
What is specific to Western medicine --
Historiography of medicine --
Medical care --
Body systems --
Anatomical tradition --
Microscopical tradition --
Physiological tradition --
Biochemical tradition --
Pathological tradition --
Immunological tradition --
Clinical research --
Theories of life, health and disease --
Concepts of health, illness and disease --
Ideas of life and death --
Humoralism --
Environment and miasmata --
Contagion/germ theory/specificity --
Nosology --
Ecology of disease --
Fevers --Constitutional and hereditary disorders --
Mental diseases --
Nutritional diseases --
Endocrine diseases --
Tropical diseases --
Cancer --
Sexually transmitted diseases --
Diseases of civilization --
Understanding disease --
Unorthodox medical theories --
Non-western concepts of disease --
Folk medicine --
Arab-Islamic medicine --
Chinese medicine --
Indian medicine --
v. 2. Clinical medicine --
History of the doctor-patient relationship --
Art of diagnosis: medicine and the five senses. (cont) Science of diagnosis: diagnostic technology --
History of medical ethics --
Women and medicine --
Drug therapies --
Physical methods --
Surgery (traditional) --
Surgery (modern) --
Psychotherapy --Childbirth --
Childhood --
Geriatrics --
Medicine in society --
History of the medical profession --
medical education --
Hospital --
Medical institutions and the state --
Public health --
Epidemiology --
History of personal hygiene --
General history of nursing: 1800-1900 --
Emergence of para-medical professions --
Psychiatry --
Health economics: finance, budgeting and insurance --
Medicine, ideas and culture --
Medicine and colonialism --
Internationalism in medicine and public health --
Medicine and anthropology --
Religion and medicine --
Charity before c.1850 --Medical philanthropy after 1850 --
Medicine and architecture --
Medicine and literature --
War and modern medicine --
Pain and suffering --
Medical technologies: social contexts and consequences --
Medicine and the law --Medical sociology --
Demography and medicine --
Medicine, mortality and morbidity.
Series Title: Routledge reference.
Responsibility: edited by W.F. Bynum and Roy Porter.
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'It is both intelligent and discursive, and anyone with an interest in medicine past or present should have it on their shelves.' - The Daily Telegraph

 
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