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Medical history from the earliest times, a popular history of the healing art.

E. T. Withington

Medical history from the earliest times, a popular history of the healing art.

by E. T. Withington

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Published by Scientific Press in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Medicine -- History

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsR131 W57
    The Physical Object
    Pagination424p.
    Number of Pages424
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17489282M

    A History of Nursing--Dock and Nutting, Volume I. The Life of Florence Nightingale--Cook. The Life of Pasteur--Vallery-Radot. The House on Henry Street--Wald. Public Health Nursing--Gardner, Part I, Chapters I-III. Origin and Growth of the Healing Art--Berdoe. Medical History from the Earliest Times--Withington. Under the Red Cross Flag--Boardman. The history of medicine shows how societies have changed in their approach to illness and disease from ancient times to the present. Early medical traditions include those of Babylon, China, Egypt and India. Sushruta, from India, introduced the concepts of medical diagnosis and Hippocratic Oath was written in ancient Greece in the 5th century BCE, and is a direct inspiration for.

      Medical illustration was a method of disseminating knowledge in the early days. Hellenic Alexandria in the early 3 rd century BC was a hub for medical research where many began drawing on various topics, including anatomy, surgery, and obstetrics, and documenting plants that had medicinal properties[1]. Galen and Hippocrates were among the most noted medical historians of the time, Author: Alexandra Cooke.   Egypt’s system of medicine was the first to be set down in writing, but its history remained obscure until hieroglyphs started being decoded in the early 19th century. Since then, papyri and depictions in tombs have shown that doctors had an extensive knowledge of disease and a rich pharmacopoeia of herbs, animal products and : Ellie Cawthorne.

      The Butchering Art is a spectacular book—deliciously gruesome and utterly gripping. You will race through it, wincing as you go, but never wanting to stop." —Ed Yong, bestselling author of I Contain Multitudes "The Butchering Art is medical history at its most visceral and vivid. It will make you forever grateful to Joseph Lister, the man /5(5).   The art of eliciting the medical history requires medical knowledge, cultural knowledge, and many “people skills.” History taking is not science, but rather, art, because it requires interpretation and clarification. Patients with the same symptoms express them differently.


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(Edward Theodore). I was also interested in the global aspects of the history of healing and how ancient remedies have filtered into present-day uses. This hard-cover book with dust jacket has semi-glossy pages, all of which contain at least 1 a popular history of the healing art.

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image All images latest This Just In Flickr Commons Occupy Wall Street Flickr Cover Art USGS Maps. Full text of "Medical history from the earliest times: a popular history of the healing art". The medical section is composed of three leaves; the first, found in a very fragmentary condition, was already repaired in ancient times with strips from other papyri pasted on the back.

The first two pages contain 17 gynecological prescriptions and instructions without titles. Free 2-day shipping. Buy Medical History from the Earliest Times: A Popular History of the Healing Art at nd: Withington, Edward Theodore.

Introduction --Medicine in prehistoric times --Medicine as practised by uncivilised man --Medicine in ancient Egypt --Hindu medicine --Chaldean and Persian medicine --The earliest Greek medicine --The Philosophers, Democedes, the Asclepiadae --Hippocrates --The schools of Cos and Cnidus --The successors of Hippocrates --the dogmatic school --The Alexandrine anatomists --Heraclides and the.

The majority of this article and all of the quotes are taken from The Healing Gods of Ancient Civilizations (), by Walter Addison Jayne, M.D. The various superstitious practices of the ancients may seem strange to us, but some of the drugs and therapies that were used then have been rediscovered over the last several hundred years, and have proved to be of great value.

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Cambridge University Press. 94–. ISBN ; Withington, Edward Theodore (). Medical history from the earliest times: a popular history of the healing art.

The Scientific Press, Ltd. History of Medical Tourism - The Post-Renaissance Period Towards the end of the Renaissance period, aristocrats from around Europe continued to swarm to Bath for healing and therapeutic cleansing.

In the s, Bath became the first city in England to receive a covered sewage system and was ahead of London for several years. Drawing upon extensive source material, this publication details the history of the art and practice of medicine in Persia (Iran), from the earliest times to the twentieth century.

Packed with medical curiosities and interesting facts, the book outlines the important part played by Persia in the history Format: Paperback.

The term ‘technology’ is based on the ancient Greek techné (‘art’, ‘skill’, ‘craft’) (logos means ‘study’). Greek medical texts describe medicine as a techné, suggesting that it was a skill to know why and how to treat a condition.

Books shelved as medical-history: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot, The Ghost Map: The Story of London's Most Terrifying Epidemic—a. In The Art of Medicine, Toronto Western Hospitals legendary internist Dr.

Herbert Ho Ping Kong draws on his vast dossier of personal cases and five decades as a clinician, to examine the core principles of a patient-centred approach to diagnosis and HPK, as he is fondly known, recognizes and applauds the many invaluable innovations in medical technology,/5.

The use of charms and talismans, still prevalent in modern times, is of ancient origin. Apart from the treatment of wounds and broken bones, the folklore of medicine is probably the most ancient aspect of the art of healing, for primitive physicians showed their wisdom by.

Yesterday (March 30th, ) was National Doctor’s Day in the United States, and we thought it would be fitting to do a feature on arguably one of the most symbolic tools in medicine. What is the tool portrayed above? The painting above features Rene Theophile Hyacinthe Laennec using an early version of his invention – the stethoscope.

The Inventor1 To the left is a portrait of Rene.History of medicine - History of medicine - Traditional medicine and surgery in Asia: Indian medicine has a long history. Its earliest concepts are set out in the sacred writings called the Vedas, especially in the metrical passages of the Atharvaveda, which may possibly date as far back as the 2nd millennium bce.

According to a later writer, the system of medicine called Ayurveda was received. Surgical techniques in the ancient world could be surprisingly advanced. The famous Roman physician Galen (c. – A.D.), who was born in ancient Pergamon near the Asklepion, is generally regarded as the most accomplished medical researcher of the Roman world, and some of his surgical procedures would not be seen again until modern times.

He successfully conducted cataract .