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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


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


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