Measly Medicine

Measly Medicine

Book - 2006
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This is a romp through the history of healthcare, hosted by the inimitable Dr Grimgrave. It includes chapters on ancient medicine - Stone Age trepanning, Chinese medicine, Romans, Greeks; the dodgy diagnostics of the Middle Ages; the bloody operations before anaesthetics and hygiene were implemented; Florence Nightingale's nursing revolution and development of public health; life-saving surgery available today, including plastic surgery and transplants; and modern miracles - new drugs and treatment.
Publisher: London : 2006
ISBN: 9780439955812
0439955815
Branch Call Number: JNF 610.9 ARNO
Characteristics: 143 p. : ill. ; 20 cm

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