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History of medicine : a scandalously short introduction / Jacalyn Duffin.

Author/Creator:
Duffin, Jacalyn.
Edition:
2nd ed.
Publication:
Toronto ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, c2010.
Format/Description:
Book
xx, 495 p. : ill., ports. ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Medicine -- History.
Contents:
Introduction : heroes and villains in the history of medicine
The fabricated body : history of anatomy
Interrogating life : history of physiology
Science of suffering : history of pathology
First do no harm : history of treatment, pharmacology and pharmaceuticals
On becoming and being a doctor : education, licensing, payment and bioethics
Plagues and peoples : epidemic diseases in history
Why is blood special? Changing concepts of a vital humour
Technology and disease : stethoscope, hospitals and other gadgets
Work of the hand : history of surgery
Women's medicine and medicine's women : history of obstetrics and gynecology and women
Wrestling with demons : history of psychiatry
No baby, no nation : history of pediatrics
A many-faceted gem : the decline and rebirth of family medicine
When the patient is plural : public and international health
Sleuthing and science : how to research a question in medical history.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Edward Potts Cheyney Memorial Fund.
Contributor:
Edward Potts Cheyney Memorial Fund.
ISBN:
9780802098252 (bound)
0802098258 (bound)
9780802095565 (pbk.)
0802095569 (pbk.)
Publisher no.:
99938677307
Web link:
The Edward Potts Cheyney Memorial Fund Home Page
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