Measly MedicineBook - 2006
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
Branch Call Number: JNF 610.9 ARNO
Characteristics: 143 p. : ill. ; 20 cm