Doctor's Shakespeare: A Collection of Medical Quotations from Shakespeare

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780738865904
  • Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
  • Publication date: 8/28/2001
  • Pages: 266
  • Product dimensions: 5.88 (w) x 8.58 (h) x 0.68 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments 11
Prologue 13
I. Doctors And Doctoring 19
II. Specific Medical Conditions 41
III. Bleeding, Purging and other Remedies 65
IV. Pregnancy, Childbirth, And Related Matters 81
V. Diet, Nutrition, Digestion, And Appetite 97
VI. Wounds 105
VII. Normal Physiology and Function 113
VIII. Infection/Contagion 129
IX. Venereal Disease 135
X. Fermented Spirits 143
XI. Melancholy and Madness 155
XII. Sleep 167
XIII. Old Age 175
XIV. Sorrow, Grief, Hope, and Fate 189
XV. Death 201
XVI. Suicide 223
XVII. Medical Insults, Curses and Threats 229
XVIII. Aphorisms and Metaphors 241
XIX. Rattlesword 249
Epilogue 257
Reading List 259
Index 261
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