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Pathfinders in medicine / by Victor Robinson; with a letter from Ernst Haeckel and an introduction by Abraham Jacobi.

Robinson, Victor, 1886-1947.
Date
1912

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Publication/Creation

New York : Medical review of reviews, 1912.

Physical description

5-317 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm

Contents

Letter from Ernst Haeckel.--Introduction by Abraham Jacobi.--Galen and Greek medicine.--Aretaeus, the forgotten physician.--Paracelsus, iconoclast of medicine.--Servetus, the medical martyr.--Vesalius, the anatomist.--Paré, the surgeon.--Scheele, the apothecary.--Cavendish, the chemist.--Hunter, the natural philosopher.--Jenner and vaccination.--Laennec and auscultation.--Simpson and chloroform.--Semmelweis, the obstetrician.--Schleiden and Schwann.--Darwin, saint of science.

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  • English



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