Hippocratic Writings

Hippocratic Writings

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by J. Chadwick, I.M. Lonie, W.N. Mann, E.T. Withington
     
 

This work is a sampling of the Hippocratic Corpus, a collection of ancient Greek medical works. At the beginning, and interspersed throughout, there are discussions on the philosophy of being a physician. There is a large section about how to treat limb fractures, and the section called The Nature of Man describes the physiological theories of the time. The book ends… See more details below

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This work is a sampling of the Hippocratic Corpus, a collection of ancient Greek medical works. At the beginning, and interspersed throughout, there are discussions on the philosophy of being a physician. There is a large section about how to treat limb fractures, and the section called The Nature of Man describes the physiological theories of the time. The book ends with a discussion of embryology and a brief anatomical description of the heart.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780141914862
Publisher:
Penguin UK
Publication date:
05/26/2005
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
1,290,745
File size:
2 MB

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