Since humans first walked the earth, mankind has battled with nature to stave off sickness and prolong life. But imagine what it was like to be unwell in the days before the development of anaesthesia, antibiotics or microsurgery. Discover which plants and animals were used in early medical practice, and how the anatomical studies of the Middle Ages revolutionized our understanding of the human body. Learn how the terrible Black Death ravaged Europe, and how today s sophisticated technology has increased our capacity to cure disease. THE HISTORY OF MEDICINE Healthcare around the world and through the ages Brian Ward CLICK HERE TO READ THE WHOLE BOOK IN DIGITAL FORM
About the Author: Brian Ward is a highly experienced author on a range of healthcare and general biological topics. He has written for both children and adults, including educational material for schools and hospitals.
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Biblio NotesA fascinating introduction to the advancement of medical science down the centuries from Stone Age trepanning (drilling holes into the skull) to modern scanning and surgical techniques Find out about all the greatest pioneers and their amazing discoveries, including Claudius Galen, Louis Pasteur, Marie Curie, and Watson and Crick With more than 250 illustrations and photographs, including maps, timelines and ancient drawings An accessible and informative book, perfect for school and home reference, for 8- to 12-year-olds
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