The making of modern medicine

turning points in the treatment of disease
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University of Chicago Press , Chicago, London
StatementMichael Bliss
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LC ClassificationsR149 .B55 2011
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Paginationp. cm.
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Open LibraryOL24580732M
ISBN 100226059014
ISBN 139780226059013
LC Control Number2010014691
OCLC/WorldCa587209667

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Narrative history series exploring over 2, years of western medicine, with medical historian Andrew Cunningham.

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The Making of Modern Medicine is a Canadian medical historian's view seen through Michael Bliss' eye and extensive research of what he sees as some of the key medical turning points in the transformation of medical care - having patients discard fatalism and a religious acceptance of medical suffering to believe or develop some faith in health care and the capacity of doctors to treat disease.4/5(2).

Stellar history of *Western* medicine Although I disagree with this BBC radio production's underlying assumption that modern medicine is purely a product of Western--chiefly English and Scottish, with a bit of French, Italian, and Prussian/German--culture, one cannot deny the superlative quality of BBC productions overall, and this one both written and narrated by Andrew Cunningham, with.The making of modern medicine covers over years of medical history and draws on a vast range of original sources from diaries, medical journals and stage satires to shed light on the experiences of physicians, surgeons, nurses and patients.

Originating in the prestigious Joanne Goodman Lecture Series, and drawing on the author’s series of award-winning books, The Making of Modern Medicine explores the foundations of medicine through 3 case studies that elucidate turning points in the evolution of health care.

Michael Bliss first sketches the religion-based attitudes of fatalism.