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History of medicine

Author: Tim Hall
Publisher: London : Hodder Education, 2013.
Series: All that matters
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"History of medicine... identifies sixteen different ages of medicine, each with its own challenges, solutions, developments and remarkable stories. As well as making for a pacy and readable narrative, this innovative approach enables the reader to understand the context of medical developments without losing sight of their sheer excitement, importance and (at times) serendipity. .. This .. book will appeal both to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tim Hall
ISBN: 9781444181869 1444181866
OCLC Number: 818461193
Description: pages.
Contents: The ages of antiquity and darkness (The age of ice and caves ; the age of antiquity (1) ; The age of antiquity (II) ; The age of darkness and earth) --
the ages of "early modern" medicine (The age of anatomy ; The age of blood, bodies and battles ; The age of science ; the age of expansion in medicine and surgery) --
The ages between"Early modern" and modern medicine : nineteenth-century medicine (The age of hospitals and physicians ; the age of antiseptics and anaesthetics ; The age of "madness", military morbidity and Macabre mortality ; The age of medical women) --
The ages of modern medicine : twentieth-century medicine (The age of pharmaceuticals ; The age of social medicine and diversification ; The age of "Modern" modern medicine ; The age of today ; Postcript ; 100 ideas).
Series Title: All that matters
Responsibility: Tim Hall.

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How did modern medicine come about?  Read more...

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