A Brief History of Disease, Science and Medicine by Michael Kennedy

By Michael Kennedy

This advent to the historical past of drugs starts with the evolution of infectious ailments on the finish of the final ice age. It describes the beginning of technological know-how and medication in historical civilizations, together with China and India. the 1st 3rd of the publication covers the early interval that's thought of the "classical" background of drugs. the rest describes the evolution of contemporary medication and surgical procedure as much as the current. the ultimate bankruptcy is a background of scientific economics and explains the starting place of medical insurance, HMOs and scientific malpractice proceedings, matters defined nowhere else within the scientific college curriculum.

There is a forty web page index and over 550 footnotes, such a lot of them references to the unique articles defined within the textual content. A bibliography of crucial resources can also be included.

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Through these studies, cancer prevention and control needs of the various South Asian communities were identified, including those within specific subgroups. Research was conducted in partnership with Contributors ◾ xxxiii UCLA’s Division of Cancer Prevention and Control Research and Claremont Graduate University. Mr. Surani has also been involved in the development and testing of health education interventions in South Asian communities. He cofounded the Community Health Action Initiative at the South Asian Network in Artesia, California where he served on the board and helped build the agency’s health programs.

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