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As Sir Humphrey Rolleston puts it in his introduction to this book, what embryology is to the study of man's structure and evolution, history is to the comprehension of an art or science. Thus it is easy to understand why the study of the History of Medicine has recently attracted more and more attention both in and outside the ranks of the medical profession. The present work, however, is by no means a history of Medicine in the usual sense. Rather it is an account of the growth and progress, the evolution of ideas, having to do with the search
Sixty Centuries of Health and Physick: The Progress of Ideas from Primitive Magic to Modern Medicine.. Ann Intern Med. 1931;5:391. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-5-3-391_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1931;5(3):391.
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