Sources Directory     A to Z Index     Topic Index News Releases     RSS Sources Select News RSS Feed     Sources Calendar    

Contact

Contact

History of Medicine
A Scandalously Short Introduction

Duffin, Jacalyn
Publisher:  University of Toronto Press, Toronto, Canada
Year Published:  1999  
Pages:  432pp   Price:  $24.95   ISBN:  0-8020-7912-1
Library of Congress Number:  R131.D83 1999   Dewey:  610'.9
Resource Type:  Book

Abstract: 
-


Table of Contents

Illustrations, Tables, Acknowledgments
1. Introduction: Heroes and Villains in the History of Medicine
2. The Fabricated Body: History of Anatomy
3. Interrogating Life: History of Physiology
4. Science of Suffering: History of Pathology
5. First Do No Harm: History of Pharmacology
6. On Being a Doctor: History of Health-Care Delivery
7. Plagues and Peoples: Epidemic Diseases in History
8. Why is Blood Special? Changing Concepts of a Vital Humour
9. Technology and Disease: The Stethoscope and Physical Diagnosis
10. Work of the Hand: History of Surgery
11. Women's Medicine and Medicine's Women: History of Obstetrics and Gynecology
12. Wrestling with Demons: History of Psychiatry
13. No Baby, No Nation: History of Pediatrics
14. A Many-Faceted Gem: Decline and Rebirth of Family Medicine
15. Sleuthing and Science: How to Research a Question in Medical History

Appendix A: The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1901-1998
Appendix B: Resources and Research Tools for the History of Medicine
1. Important Library Catalogues
2. Print Tools: Bibliographic Guides to the History of Medicine
3. Specific Periods in Western Medicine
4. Non-Western and Alternative Medicines and Their Interfaces
5. Some Online Resources for History of Medicine
Appendix C: Educational Objectives of this Book
Index

Topics





Sources is an online portal and directory for journalists, writers, news editors, researchers. Use Sources to find experts, media contacts, spokespersons, scientists, lobbyists, officials, speakers, university professors, researchers, newsmakers, CEOs, executive directors, media relations contacts, spokespeople, talk show guests, PR representatives, Canadian sources, story ideas, research studies, databases, universities, colleges, associations, businesses, government, research institutions, lobby groups, non-government organizations (NGOs), in Canada and internationally.
© Sources 1977-2015. The information provided is copyright and may not be reproduced in any form or by any means (whether electronic, mechanical or photographic), or stored in an electronic retrieval system, without written permission of the publisher. The content may not be resold, republished, or redistributed. Indexing and search applications by Ulli Diemer and Chris DeFreitas.

    Sources, 812A Bloor Street West, Suite 201, Toronto, ON M6G 1L9.Phone: (416) 964-7799 FAX: (416) 964-8763