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Galen on bloodletting : a study of the origins, development, and validity of his opinions, with a translation of the three works

Author: Peter Brain
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In an attempt to find out why almost all doctors in the West used bloodletting to treat a great variety of diseases and conditions Dr Brain has translated the three works by the second-century  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Early works
Early works to 1800
Named Person: Galen.; Galenus.; Galen.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Brain
ISBN: 9780521106542 0521106540 9780521320856 0521320852
OCLC Number: 731118541
Notes: Originally published: 1986.
Description: 189 Seiten
Contents: Preface; Notes; 1. Galen and his system: an introduction; 2. Galen's Book on Venesection against Erasistratus (translation); 3. Galen's Book on Venesection against the Erasistrateans in Rome (translation); 4. Galen's Book on Treatment by Venesection (translation); 5. Development of Galen's views and methods as shown in the three works; 6. Galen, venesection and the Hippocractic Corpus; 7. Galen's practice of venesection; 8. Galen's revulsive treatment and vascular anatomy; 9. The testimony of other writers and the validity of Galen's opinions on sites for venesection; 10. Galen's use of venesction as an evacuant: can it be justified? A medical digression; 11. Conclusion; Glossary; Index.
Responsibility: Peter Brain.

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