All That Matters: History of Medicine

Editor/Author Hall, Tim
Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton

Single-User Purchase Price: $14.00
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ISBN: 978-1-44-418186-9
Category: Health & Medicine - Medicine
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

The History of Medicine is an amiable amble through medicine's past, designed as a primer for those taking history of medicine modules as part of their studies and for the wider public seeking a relaxed yet informative read.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • I The Ages of Antiquity and Darkness
  • 1 The Age of Ice and Caves
  • 2 The Age of Antiquity (I)
  • 3 The Age of Antiquity (II)
  • 4 The Age of Darkness and Death
  • II The Ages of ‘Early Modern’ Medicine
  • 5 The Age of Anatomy
  • 6 The Age of Blood, Bodies and Battles
  • 7 The Age of Science
  • 8 The Age of Expansion in Medicine and Surgery
  • III The Ages Between ‘Early Modern’ and Modern Medicine: Nineteenth-Century Medicine
  • 9 The Age of Hospitals and Physicians
  • 10 The Age of Antiseptics and Anaesthetics
  • 11 The Age of ‘Madness’, Military Morbidity and Macabre Mortality
  • 12 The Age of Medical Women
  • IV The Ages of Modern Medicine: Twentieth-Century Medicine
  • 13 The Age of Pharmaceuticals
  • 14 The Age of Social Medicine and Diversification
  • 15 The Age of ‘Modern’ Modern Medicine
  • 16 The Age of Today
  • Postscript
  • 100 Ideas
  • Meet the Author
  • Acknowledgements