Download E-books Early Civilizations: Prehistoric Times to 500 C.E. (History of Medicine) PDF

By Kate Kelly

The tale of early drugs is one in every of magic and sorcery, faith and prayers, shamans and surgeons, and ingenuity and experimentation. This name comprises chapters corresponding to: Paleopathology - the research of illness in Prehistoric occasions; What the Mummies demonstrate; Indian effect on drugs; and, clinical development in the course of the Roman Empire.

Show description

Read or Download Early Civilizations: Prehistoric Times to 500 C.E. (History of Medicine) PDF

Best Special Topics books

Neurological Concepts in Ancient Greek Medicine

Neurological background claims its earliest origins within the seventeenth century with Thomas Willis's booklet of Anatomy of the mind, coming absolutely into fruition as a box within the overdue 1850s as clinical expertise and developments allowed for intensive learn of the mind. notwithstanding, some of the foundations in neurology can locate the seed in their commencing to a time a lot in advance of that, to historic Greece actually.

Nature Cures: The History of Alternative Medicine in America

From reflexology and rolfing to shiatsu and dream paintings, we're faced this day through a welter of other scientific remedies. yet as James Whorton exhibits in Nature treatments, the hot explosion in substitute medication truly displays centuries of festival and clash among mainstream drugs and various unorthodox platforms.

Down's Syndrome: The History of a Disability (Biographies of Disease)

For a hundred and fifty years, Down Syndrome has constituted the archetypal psychological incapacity, simply recognisable via specified facial anomalies and actual stigmata. In a slender clinical feel, Down Syndrome is a standard sickness attributable to the presence of all or a part of an additional twenty first chromosome. it's named after John Langdon Down, the British asylum clinical superintendent who defined the syndrome as 'Mongolism' in a chain of lectures in 1866.

The National Institutes of Health: 1991-2008

This e-book describes the top-rated association for the functionality and investment of biomedical learn within the usa. through articulating occasions that happened on the nationwide Institutes of healthiness from 1991-2008, this quantity additionally examines the management of administrators Bernadine Healy, Harold Varmus and Elias Zerhouni.

Additional resources for Early Civilizations: Prehistoric Times to 500 C.E. (History of Medicine)

Show sample text content

Rated 4.77 of 5 – based on 27 votes