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Origins of the knife : early encounters with the history of surgery

Author: Luis H Toledo-Pereyra
Publisher: Georgetown, Tex. : Landes Bioscience, ©2006.
Series: Vademecum.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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1. Personal Reflections. The Life of the Knife. 2. Primitive Times. The First Traces of the Knife. 3. Mesopotamia-The Fertile Crescent. Attempts at Controlling the Knife: The Hammurabi Code. 4. Egypt of the Pharaohs. Writings on the First Surgical Cases: The Recognition of the Knife. 5. Hindu Tradition. The World of Sushrupta Samhita: Another View of the Knife. 6. Ancient China. A Land of Unrealized Expectations. 7.  Read more...
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Toledo-Pereyra, Luis H.
Origins of the knife.
Georgetown, Tex. : Landes Bioscience, ©2006
(DLC) 2006024440
(OCoLC)70829699
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Luis H Toledo-Pereyra
ISBN: 9781429457477 1429457473 1433701626 9781433701627
OCLC Number: 85893733
Description: 1 online resource (1 volume).
Contents: Personal reflections --
Primitive times --
Mesopotamia, the fertile crescent --
Egypt of the pharaohs --
Hindu tradition --
Ancient China --
Greek civilization --
Early Roman times before Galen --
Galen's Roman times --
Close of an era.
Series Title: Vademecum.
Responsibility: Luis H. Toledo-Pereyra.

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1. Personal Reflections. The Life of the Knife. 2. Primitive Times. The First Traces of the Knife. 3. Mesopotamia-The Fertile Crescent. Attempts at Controlling the Knife: The Hammurabi Code. 4. Egypt of the Pharaohs. Writings on the First Surgical Cases: The Recognition of the Knife. 5. Hindu Tradition. The World of Sushrupta Samhita: Another View of the Knife. 6. Ancient China. A Land of Unrealized Expectations. 7. Greek Civilization. A Rational Approach to Medicine: A Defined Role of the Knife. 8. Early Roman Times before Galen. Following Greek Principles: The Greco-Roman Knife. 9. Galen's R.

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