Franklin: Record - The decline of therapeutic bloodletting and the collapse of traditional medicine / K. Codell Carter.

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The decline of therapeutic bloodletting and the collapse of traditional medicine / K. Codell Carter.

Author/Creator:
Carter, K. Codell (Kay Codell), 1939-
Publication:
New Brunswick, N.J. : Transaction Publishers, c2012.
Format/Description:
Book
ix, 160 p. ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Phlebotomy -- Europe -- History -- 19th century.
Traditional medicine -- Europe -- History -- 19th century.
Diseases -- Causes and theories of causation -- History.
Medical subjects:
Bloodletting -- history -- Europe.
Attitude to Health -- Europe.
History, 19th Century -- Europe.
Medicine, Traditional -- history -- Europe.
Contents:
Bloodletting and inflammation
Bloodletting and social norms
Disease and causes of disease in early nineteenth century medical thought
The early nineteenth century conception of quackery
The Edinburgh bloodletting controversy
Ignaz Semmelweis and the adoption of etiological concepts of disease
The collapse of traditional medicine and the rise of medical science
The current crisis in epidemiology.
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:
1412846048
9781412846042 (alk. paper)
Publisher no.:
99948403403
Web link:
The Edward Potts Cheyney Memorial Fund Home Page
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