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Immense progress in modern medicine

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Parkes Weber, Frederick (1863-1962)
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Aetiology of diseases--early and new theories and true causes of diseases. Discovery of medical facts, empiricism, rationalism. Fallacies. Discoveries of therapeutic and diagnostic methods. Medical and anatomical nomenclature (re early theories etc). Experimental epidemiology. Great discoveries in science and art. 'Comparative medicine' and comparative pathology. Problems regarding epidemic diseases and tropical medicine. Theories of 'drawing out the disease' (e.g. by 'getting out the rash', counter-irritation etc)



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