The History of Medicine
A Very Short IntroductionBook - 2008
Against the backdrop of unprecedented concern for the future of health care, this i Very Short Introduction/i surveys the history of medicine from classical times to the present. Focussing on the key turning points in the history of Western medicine - such as the advent of hospitals and therise of experimental medicine - but also offering reflections on alternative traditions such as Chinese medicine, Bill Bynum offers insights into medicine's past, while at the same time engaging with contemporary issues, discoveries, and controversies.
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, c2008
Branch Call Number: 610.9 B995h 2008
Characteristics: 169 p. : ill. ; 18 cm