Originally published in 1946, this book presents the content of Sir Lionel Whitby's inaugural lecture upon taking up the position of Regius Chair of Physic at Cambridge University. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in the development of medicine and the history of science.
|Publisher:||Cambridge University Press|
|Product dimensions:||5.08(w) x 7.72(h) x 0.12(d)|
Table of Contents1. The Hippocratic period; 2. The Renaissance; 3. The last hundred years; 4. The new conception of disease; 5. Preventive medicine; 6. Principles of treatment; 7. The mind in relation to disease; 8. Medicine and modern life.