ISBN-10:
1932133593
ISBN-13:
9781932133592
Pub. Date:
01/02/2004
Publisher:
Writers' Collective, The
A Brief History of Disease, Science and Medicine: From the Ice Age to the Genome Project

A Brief History of Disease, Science and Medicine: From the Ice Age to the Genome Project

by Michael T. Kennedy

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ISBN-13: 9781932133592
Publisher: Writers' Collective, The
Publication date: 01/02/2004
Pages: 528
Age Range: 15 - 18 Years

Table of Contents

Introductioni
Forewordiv
1In the Beginning1
2The Beginning of History12
3Classical Greece and Rome19
4India and China35
5The Rise of Islam and Arabic Medicine57
6The Middle Ages66
7The Beginning of Modern Science79
8The Enlightenment and Medicine97
9The Century of the Surgeon120
10The Germans148
11Medicine, Bacteriology and Infectious Diseases162
12The Rise of Medicine174
13The New Science194
14The Development of Modern Surgery207
15Blood245
16The Structure of DNA264
17Fleming, Florey and Penicillin273
18Twentieth Century Medicine285
19Cardiac Surgery341
20Critical Care Medicine and Anesthesia364
21Transplantation379
22Psychiatry394
23The Economics of Medicine427
Postscript457
Index of Subjects471
Index of Names495

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