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The decline of therapeutic bloodletting and the collapse of traditional medicine / K. Codell Carter.

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Author/Creator:
Carter, K. Codell (Kay Codell), 1939-
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2012
Imprint:
New Brunswick, N.J. : Transaction Publishers, c2012.
Format:
  • Book
  • ix, 160 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 147-155) and index.
Contents:
  • Bloodletting and inflammation
  • Bloodletting and social norms
  • Disease and causes of disease in early nineteenth century medical thought
  • The early nineteenth century conception of quackery
  • The Edinburgh bloodletting controversy
  • Ignaz Semmelweis and the adoption of etiological concepts of disease
  • The collapse of traditional medicine and the rise of medical science
  • The current crisis in epidemiology.
Subjects:
ISBN:
9781412846042
1412846048

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