History of Medicine

August 1999
Clinical & Investigative Medicine;Aug99 Supplement, Vol. 22, pS24
Academic Journal
Presents several articles pertaining to the history of medicine. Social views towards cancer; Contributions to surgery of the ancient Indian surgeon Susrutha; Perceptions of shock therapy among actors and actresses in Los Angeles, California.


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