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History of medicine.

Douglas Guthrie

History of medicine.

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Published by Lippincott in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History of Medicine

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    Paginationxvi, 463 p.
    Number of Pages463
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21578407M
    LC Control Number59003991

    Common maladies, such History of medicine. book colds or constipationwere accepted as part of existence and dealt with by means of such herbal remedies as were available. The ancient Middle East and Egypt The establishment of the calendar and the invention of writing marked the dawn of recorded history. Numerous spice plants used even today originate from India: nutmeg, pepper, clove, etc. This assemblage of so many different voices exemplifies the varied paths that women have created within the medical profession. His teachings remain relevant to present-day students of pulmonary medicine and surgery. There are touching testimonies from early 19th-century medical pioneers like Elizabeth Blackwell, the first woman to graduate from medical school and Harriet Hunt, who had her own practice that catered to women and children yet was never formally trained, to modern-day medical students and doctors.

    Through their stories, he illustrates the History of medicine. book social, cultural, and economic factors at the root of many health problems in the black community. Some of the techniques and theories developed by Hippocrates are now put into practice by the fields of Environmental and Integrative Medicine. Dimitrova Z. You and your fellow humans would have learned to recognize how different plants could be used to treat specific illnesses. Austin: The earliest foundations of Ayurveda were built on a synthesis of traditional herbal practices together with a massive addition of theoretical conceptualizations, new nosologies and new therapies dating from about BCE onwards, and coming out of the communities of thinkers which included the Buddha and others.

    Data were needed, and the census seemed a good place to start. Schools offering training in any of History of medicine. book disciplines were forced to drop these courses from their curricula or lose their accreditation. Throughout her long career as a physician and health inspector, Baker introduced and supported numerous measures to reduce maternal, infant, and child mortality and morbidity, particularly in immigrant and low-income communities within the city. Dioscorides differentiated between a number of species from the genus Mentha, which were grown and used to relieve headache and stomach ache. La medicine en Serbie au moyen age. The Five phase theory Wu Xing of the Han dynasty contains the elements wood, fire, earth, metal, and water.


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