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The Alarming History of Medicine

Amusing Anecdotes from Hippocrates to Heart Transplants

by Richard Gordon

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  • 29 Currently reading

Published by St. Martin"s Griffin .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History of medicine,
  • Therapeutics,
  • Humor,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • History,
  • Medical / History,
  • General,
  • Anecdotes,
  • Medicine

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9561442M
    ISBN 100312167636
    ISBN 109780312167639

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Free shipping for many products. The history of medicine shows how societies have changed in their approach to illness and disease from ancient times to the present. Early medical traditions include those of Babylon, China, Egypt and India.

Sushruta, from India, introduced the concepts of medical diagnosis and Hippocratic Oath was written in ancient Greece in the 5th century BCE, and is a direct inspiration for.

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