Diagnoses in Assyrian and Babylonian Medicine: Ancient Sources, Translations, and Modern Medical Analyses

Diagnoses in Assyrian and Babylonian Medicine: Ancient Sources, Translations, and Modern Medical Analyses

by Jo Ann Scurlock, Burton Andersen
     
 

ISBN-10: 0252029569

ISBN-13: 9780252029561

Pub. Date: 03/25/2005

Publisher: University of Illinois Press

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780252029561
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
Publication date:
03/25/2005
Pages:
912
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 2.30(d)

Table of Contents

1The ancient Mesopotamian context1
2General health and public health practices13
3Infectious diseases26
4Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs)88
5Genitourinary tract diseases98
6Gastrointestinal diseases116
7Metabolic and nutritional diseases155
8Heart, circulatory system, and lungs165
9Eyes, ears, and nose185
10Skin and hair208
11Bones and joints247
12Obstetrics and gynecology259
13Neurology284
14Trauma and shock345
15Poisons354
16Mental illness367
17Pediatrics386
18Dental and oral diseases418
19Ancient etiologies : the naming of disease patterns429
20Prognostics529

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