David J. Rothman, PhD
Rothman D.; The Cambridge Illustrated History of Medicine. Ann Intern Med. 1998;128:415-416. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-128-5-199803010-00020
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1998;128(5):415-416.
Porter R; ed. 400 pages. New York: Cambridge Univ Pr; 1996. $39.95. ISBN 0521442117. Order phone 800-872-7423.
Field of medicine: History of medicine.
Format: Hardcover book.
Audience: Educated laypersons and interested physicians.
Purpose: To present a survey of western medicine.
Content: Edited by the distinguished English historian Roy Porter, this is a lavishly presented and clearly narrated account of the major transformations that mark the rise and course of western scientific medicine. It covers a wide range of subjects, including the history of modern diseases, medical pioneers, and therapeutic discoveries.
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