TITLE

CHAPTER I: Introduction

AUTHOR(S)
Golding, John
PUB. DATE
January 1994
SOURCE
Ascent to Mona as Illustrated by a Short History of Jamaican Med;1994, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
Chapter 1 of the book "Ascent to Mona As Illustrated by a Short History of Jamaican Medical Care" is presented. It looks at the history of the development of medicine and surgery. It notes that the origins of medicine and surgery must be attributed largely to physician Hippocrates, who formulated the three basic tenets of the life of a physician and held that disease is due to natural processes rather than to magic or superstition. It tackles the role of physician and lecturer Claudius Galen of Pergamon on the study of medicine.
ACCESSION #
32144576

 

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