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Blood And Guts A Short History Of Medicine

Pub Date : 2004-06-17 | Author : Roy Porter | Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company

ISBN 10 : 9780393243345
ISBN 13 : 0393243346

"Ideas tumble out of Porter like wonders from some scholarly horn of plenty." —Sherwin B. Nuland, The New Republic An eminently readable, entertaining romp through the history of..

Blood And Guts A Short History Of Medicine

Pub Date : 2004-06-17 | Author : Roy Porter | Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company

ISBN 10 : 0393325695
ISBN 13 : 9780393325690

A brief but engaging history of medicine covers the field in lively fashion, from ancient Indian healing practices that combined diet and meditation to modern pharmaceuticals such ..

Blood And Guts

Pub Date : 2003-06-26 | Author : Roy Porter | Publisher : Penguin UK

ISBN 10 : 9780141932330
ISBN 13 : 0141932333

Mankind's battle to stay alive is the greatest of all subjects. This brief, witty and unusual book by Britain's greatest medical historian compresses into a tiny span a lifetime sp..

A Short History Of Medicine

Pub Date : 2016-04-29 | Author : Erwin H. Ackerknecht | Publisher : JHU Press

ISBN 10 : 9781421419558
ISBN 13 : 1421419556

Erwin H. Ackerknecht’s A Short History of Medicine is a concise narrative, long appreciated by students in the history of medicine, medical students, historians, and medical prof..

Blood And Guts

Pub Date : 2009-12-08 | Author : Richard Hollingham | Publisher : Macmillan

ISBN 10 : 1429987324
ISBN 13 : 9781429987325

Today, astonishing surgical breakthroughs are making limb transplants, face transplants, and a host of other previously un dreamed of operations possible. But getting here has not ..

The History Of Medicine

Pub Date : 2014-07-03 | Author : Mark Jackson | Publisher : Oneworld Publications

ISBN 10 : 9781780745275
ISBN 13 : 1780745273

In a world burdened by chronic conditions and mutating viruses, with a health service strained to its limits, the history of medicine challenges our understanding of what it means ..

Strange Medicine

Pub Date : 2013-07-02 | Author : Nathan Belofsky | Publisher : Penguin

ISBN 10 : 9781101624586
ISBN 13 : 1101624582

Strange Medicine casts a gimlet eye on the practice of medicine through the ages that highlights the most dubious ideas, bizarre treatments, and biggest blunders. From bad science ..

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