TITLE

Autopsies in 1700s provided early evidence against the four humors

AUTHOR(S)
Lawrence, Leah
PUB. DATE
March 2008
SOURCE
Hem/Onc Today;3/10/2008, Vol. 9 Issue 4, p25
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article traces the history of autopsy which was a vital tool used in both forensics and medical education. According to the article, it is the most open-access method available for examining the human body. Giovanni Morgagni's book "The Seats and Causes of Disease Investigated by Anatomy" was one of the first significant contributions to the field of autopsy. It highlights the general increase in autopsies during the 1800s.
ACCESSION #
31672189

 

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