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Diagnoses in Assyrian and Babylonian medicine : ancient sources, translations, and modern medical analyses

Author: Jo Ann Scurlock; Burton R Andersen
Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, 2005.
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A study of Assyrian and Babylonian texts, which together reveal a level of medical knowledge not matched again until the nineteenth century AD.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Scurlock, Jo Ann, 1953-
Diagnoses in Assyrian and Babylonian medicine.
Urbana : University of Illinois Press, 2005
(DLC) 2004058037
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jo Ann Scurlock; Burton R Andersen
ISBN: 9780252092381 0252092384
OCLC Number: 828736890
Description: 1 online resource (xxiii, 879 pages) : illustrations, map
Contents: ""Cover""; ""Title Page""; ""Copyright""; ""Contents""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""Concordance of Sigla""; ""Translator's Notes""; ""Introduction""; ""1. The Ancient Mesopotamian Context""; ""2. General Health and Public Health Practices""; ""3. Infectious Diseases""; ""4. Sexually Transmitted Disease (STDs)""; ""5. Genitourinary Tract Diseases""; ""6. Gastrointestinal Diseases""; ""7. Metabolic and Nutritional Diseases""; ""8. Heart, Circulatory System, and Lungs""; ""9. Eyes, Ears, and Nose""; ""10. Skin and Hair""; ""11. Bones and Joints""; ""12. Obstetrics and Gynecology""; ""13. Neurology"" ""14. Trauma and Shock""""15. Poisons""; ""16. Mental Illness""; ""17. Pediatrics""; ""18. Dental and Oral Diseases""; ""19. Ancient Etiologies: The Naming of Disease Patterns""; ""20. Prognostics""; ""Conclusion""; ""Unsolved Puzzles Appendix""; ""Chart Showing the Arrangement of Entries""; ""Notes""; ""Bibliography""; ""Indexes""
Responsibility: translated and with commentary by JoAnn Scurlock, Burton R. Andersen.

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