Medicine before Science: The Business of Medicine from the Middle Ages to the Enlightenment by Roger French
English | 20 Feb. 2003 | ISBN: 0521809770, 0521007615 | 296 Pages | PDF | 1 MB
This book offers an introduction to the history of university-trained physicians from the middle ages to the eighteenth-century Enlightenment. These were the elite, in reputation and rewards, and they were successful. Yet we can form little idea of their clinical effectiveness, and to modern eyes their theory and practice often seems bizarre.