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Title:
Western medical thought from antiquity to the Middle Ages
Author:
Grmek, Mirko D. (Mirko Dražen), 1924-2000.
Uniform Title:
Storia del pensiero medico occidentale. English.
Publication Information:
Cambridge, Ma. : Harvard University Press, 1998.
Physical Description:
478 pages ; 25 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Birth of Western medical art / Between knowledge and practice : Hellenistic medicine / Paths of knowledge : medicine in the Roman world / Reception and tradition : medicine in the Byzantine and Arab world / Charity and aid in medieval Christian civilization / Medical scholasticism / Concept of disease / Therapeutic strategies : drugs / Therapeutic strategies : surgery / Regimens of health / Diseases in Europe : equilibrium and breakdown of the pathocenosis
ISBN:
9780674403550

9780674007956
Format :
Book