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Author Cumston, Charles Greene, 1868-1927

Title The history of medicine : from the time of the Pharaohs to the end of the XVIIIth century / C.G. Cumston
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 1996
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Description 1 online resource (xxxii, 390 pages) : illustrations
Series History of civilization (Routledge (Firm))
Contents 1. The evolution of medicine -- 2. Egyptian medicine -- 3. Hindu medicine. Chaldean and Persian medicine -- 4. The philosophers -- 5. The Hippocratic oath -- 6. Hippocrates, and the Hippocratic collection -- 7. The direct successors of Hippocrates. The school of Alexandria. Erasistratus and Herophilus -- 8. The school of Empirics. Asclepiades : his medical system -- 9. The methodic sect. Themison and Thessalus. The pnematic sect. The eclectics and compilers -- 10. Soranus. Caelius Aurelianus and his De Morbis Acutis Chronicis Libri VIII -- 11. Galen -- 12. The practice of medicine at Rome -- 13. Islamic medicine -- 14. The medical schools of Salerno and Montpellier. The Arabists -- 15. Medicine in the XVIth century -- 16. Physiology, anatomy, pathology, nosology, therapeutics, and surgery in the XVIth century -- 17. The principal doctrines governing medicine in the XVIIth century -- 18. The anatomy, physiology, pathology, nosography and therapeutics of the XVIIth century -- 19. The principal medical doctrines of the XVIIIth century -- 20. The doctrine of irritability, the Brunonian theory and naturalism -- 21. Organicism and vitalism
Notes Facsimile reprint. originally published in 1926 by Kegan Paul, Trench, Trübner
Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
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Subject Medicine -- History
History of Medicine
Form Electronic book
Genre/Form History.
ISBN 1315005298
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