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A History of Medicine

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Stressing major themes in the history of medicine, this Second Edition stimulates further exploration of the events, methodologies, and theories that shaped medical practices in decades past and in modern clinical practice-highlighting the practices of civilizations around the world, as well as the research of pioneering scientists and physicians who contributed to our cur ...more
Hardcover, Second Edition, 611 pages
Published June 1st 2005 by CRC Press (first published January 15th 1992)
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Jhonatan Jhones
Aug 07, 2016 Jhonatan Jhones rated it it was amazing
Very updated and complete, including chapters regarding Pre-historic medicine and its research, medicine in ancient Mesopotamia, Egypt, China, India, Greece, Rome, Islamic medicine and medicine in Native american civilizations. Despite it stills being a pretty eurocentric and north american based history book as usual, it shows some advance towards focusing on a real global history of medicine.
The repetitions and interconections between different parts of the history which are sometime
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