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    The History of Medicine: A Very Short Introduction

    The History of Medicine: A Very Short Introduction

    William F. Bynum

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    • Pocket
    • 184 sidor
    • 2008
    • Serie: VERY SHORT INTRODUCTIONS
    Against the backdrop of unprecedented concern for the future of health care, this Very Short Introduction surveys the history of medicine from classical times, through the scholastic medieval tradition and the Enlightenment to the present day. Taking a thematic rather than strictly chronological approach, W.F. Bynum, explores the key turning points in the history of Western medicine-such as the first surgical procedures, the advent of hospitals, the introduction of anesthesia, X-Rays, vaccinations, and many other innovations, as well as the rise of experimental medicine. The book also explores Western medicine's encounters with Chinese and Indian medicine, as well as nontraditional treatments such as homeopathy, chiropractic, and other alternative medicines. Covering a vast amount of information, this Very Short Introduction sheds new light on medicine's past, while at the same time engaging with contemporary issues, discoveries, and controversies, such as the spiraling costs of health care, lack of health insurance for millions, breakthrough treatments, and much more. For readers who wish to understand the how we have arrived at our current state of medical practice and knowledge, this book is essential reading.

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    • Författare: William F. Bynum
    • Format: Pocket
    • ISBN: 9780199215430
    • Språk: Engelska
    • Antal sidor: 184
    • Utgivningsdatum: 2008-07-31
    • Del i serien: VERY SHORT INTRODUCTIONS
    • Förlag: Oxford University Press

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