9781410946508

Renaissance Medicine

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  • ISBN13:

    9781410946508

  • ISBN10:

    1410946509

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2012-08-01
  • Publisher: Raintree Pub
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Summary

How much did the Renaissance change medical history and public health?

Author Biography

Nicola Barber is a well-known author of children's nonfiction books, with over 50 titles to her name. She writes about history, as well as environmental issues, geography, and the arts. Claire Jones is a museum professional specializing in the history of medicine. She completed her Ph.D. thesis on 19th century medical advertising and is working to establish a museum of health and medicine at the University of Worcester in England.

Table of Contents

New Ways of Thinkingp. 4
Breakthroughs in Surgeryp. 8
Scientific Advancesp. 14
Renaissance Diseasesp. 20
Treatmentsp. 20
Physicians and Surgeonsp. 32
Caring for the Sickp. 36
Timelinep. 42
Glossaryp. 44
Find Out Morep. 46
Indexp. 48
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