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History of Medicine

History of Medicine - 92 edition

History of Medicine - 92 edition

ISBN13: 9780824786731

ISBN10: 0824786734

History of Medicine by Lois N. Magner - ISBN 9780824786731
Edition: 92
Copyright: 1992
Publisher: Marcel Dekker, Inc.
Published: 1992
International: No
History of Medicine by Lois N. Magner - ISBN 9780824786731

ISBN13: 9780824786731

ISBN10: 0824786734

Edition: 92

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Summary

Stressing major themes in the history of medicine, this Second Edition explores the events, methodologies, and theories that shaped medical practices in decades past and in modern clinical practice. It highlights practices of civilizations around the world and research of pioneering scientists and physicians who contributed to our current understanding of health and disease. New sections cover preventive and alternative medicine, medical education for women, miasma and contagion theories, the threat of epidemic disease, changing patterns of morbidity and mortality, public health and sanitary reforms, the high cost of medical care, diseases of affluence and aging, and the emergence of new diseases.

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