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Medicine and healers through history / edited by Kara Rogers.

  • Rogers, Kara.
Date
2011
  • Books

About this work

Publication/Creation

New York, NY : Britannica Educational Pub. in association with Rosen, 2011.

Physical description

xvii, 219 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.

Contributors

Edition

1st ed.

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references (p. [214]) and index.

Contents

Ancient medicine and its practitioners -- Medicine in the Medieval and Renaissance eras -- The rise of scientific medicine in the 19th century -- Immunology and the 20th century fight against infectious disease -- Progress in the understanding of disease in the 20th century -- Developments in the understanding of cancer -- Surgery in the 20th century and beyond -- Nursing and influential nurses in history -- Pioneers of modern medicine.

Type/Technique

Languages

  • English


Where to find it

  • Location

    History of Medicine BA /ROG

    Access

    Open shelves

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Identifiers

ISBN

  • 9781615303670
  • 1615303677