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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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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
History
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 v. : ill. ; 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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