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  • opium
  • Empirical medicine developed in ancient Egypt, and involved the use of many potent drugs still in use today, such as castor oil, senna, opium, colchicine, and mercury. (questia.com)
  • 1850
  • Students take four modules including two compulsory modules (HI835 - Modern Medicine and Health, 1850 to the Present and HI878 - Methods and Interpretations in Historical Research) and two additional specialist modules (to be chosen from a choice of variable yearly options). (kent.ac.uk)
  • When the director of the Children s Hospital in St Petersburg, Dr J F Weisse, was summoned to treat a dangerously ill child one night in August 1850, he had little success with conventional medicines. (canadiancontent.net)
  • medical history
  • Despite the simple fact that the Germ Theory of Medicine was at least a hundred years older than Pasteur, his experiments that supposedly 'proved' this theory have established him as a cornerstone in Modern Medical History. (whale.to)
  • The organisers had felt there was a need for an event exploring new approaches to medical history as a discipline, rather than one organised by a thematic agenda. (warwick.ac.uk)
  • Dr Reinarz urged a return to local history and reviewed works by Cresswell, Livingstone, Naylor and Warner, who have used medical geography to demonstrate the interconnectivity of scientific and medical history. (warwick.ac.uk)
  • After examining cultural and social approaches to conducting history from below, Dr Condrau suggested the importance, especially in late nineteenth and early twentieth century medical history, of taking into account the politics of medicine. (warwick.ac.uk)
  • Come see the evolution and role of New Jersey's remarkable medical history spanning a 200-year period and New Jersey's notable contributions to the field of medicine. (njtoday.net)
  • Historic artifacts from doctors, pharmacies, and educational institutions together with a reproduction surgical kit and recorded first-hand remembrances will unfold New Jersey's significant medical history. (njtoday.net)
  • approaches
  • Despite gales playing havoc with the transport network, twenty scholars made it to Warwick on 19 January 2007 for an informal workshop to explore methodological approaches to the history of medicine. (warwick.ac.uk)
  • You are introduced to the major and recent historiographical and methodological approaches, become familiar with the main archives in the UK and approach the history of medicine, science, environment and technology from past as well as contemporary concerns. (kent.ac.uk)
  • Faculty
  • Working with various international research instuitions across Europe and the US, Professor John Chircop (Department of History, Faculty of Arts, University of Malta) is delving into how our understanding of what is beautiful is used within the social, political, and medical spheres of our society to mould perceptions and construct ways of control over how we see and treat ourselves and others. (edu.mt)
  • twentieth
  • At first glance it seems inconceivable that a historian could, in a brief text, adequately capture the history of medicine from primitive times through early civilizations, classical antiquity, the Middle Ages, the Renaissance, and up to the mid-twentieth century. (jhu.edu)
  • modern medicine
  • Prior to modern medicine, many mothers and their babies did not survive pregnancy and the birth process. (amazonaws.com)
  • By the 18th century, Colonial physicians, following the models in England and Scotland, introduced modern medicine to the cities. (wikipedia.org)
  • The first real light on modern medicine in Europe came with the translation of many writings from the Arabic at Salerno, Italy, and through a continuing trade and cultural exchange with Byzantium. (questia.com)
  • father
  • He is considered the father of the Germ Theory of Medicine and he invented the process of pasteurization. (whale.to)
  • Hospital
  • The Institute of Ethics and History of Medicine at the University Hospital Tübingen is dedicated to research in the fields of medical ethics, the history of medicine and the theory of medicine. (uni-tuebingen.de)
  • The "Ethics of Medicine" department is located on the "Tal" Hospital premises (at Schleichstrasse number 8). (uni-tuebingen.de)
  • David Oshinsky, whose last book, Polio: An American Story , was awarded a Pulitzer Prize, chronicles the history of America's oldest hospital and in so doing also charts the rise of New York to the nation's preeminent city, the path of American medicine from butchery and quackery to a professional and scientific endeavor, and the growth of a civic institution. (audible.com)
  • centuries
  • No development in science has a greater impact on the human experience than those in the understanding and practice of medicine and The Karpeles Manuscript Library Museum is presenting a remarkable collection of original documents spanning centuries of discovery on our understanding and treatment of the human body. (orangetourism.org)
  • herbs
  • Medicine was basic and dependent on herbs and plants known for their healing properties. (tubacaz.com)
  • This living history program features a display of medicinal herbs and plants, and knowledgeable commentary by an herbalist who will tell visitors how these plants were used by "curanderas" (healers) to treat illness and injuries. (tubacaz.com)
  • anatomy
  • Although ancient Chinese medicine was also influenced adversely by the awe felt for the sanctity of the human body, the Nei Ching, attributed to the emperor Huang-Ti (2698-2598 BC), contains a reference to a theory of the circulation of the blood and the vital function of the heart that suggests familiarity with anatomy. (questia.com)
  • Laws
  • Written with Dr. Mukherjee's signature eloquence and passionate prose, The Laws of Medicine is a critical book not just for those in the medical profession but for everyone who is moved to better understand how their health and well-being are being treated. (audible.com)
  • Scotland
  • In the 18th century, 117 Americans from wealthy families had graduated in medicine in Edinburgh, Scotland, but most physicians learned as apprentices in the colonies. (wikipedia.org)
  • Years
  • Chee tells me he was in the Air Force many years ago and has worked as a bus driver and a carpenter but is now simply a medicine man. (amazonaws.com)
  • Research
  • The AAHM promotes and encourages research, study, writing, and interest in the history of medicine and allied fields. (histmed.org)
  • Research and development of modern medicines has made a massive contribution to the improvement in health and life expectancy. (abpischools.org.uk)
  • The Section of the History of Medicine is comprised of an active group of graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, affiliates, research staff and visiting professors. (yale.edu)
  • This programme introduces you to the advanced study of the history of medicine and health in the modern period and equips you with the conceptual and practical skills to carry out independent historical research in this field. (kent.ac.uk)
  • The School of History at the University of Kent offers a great environment in which to research and study. (kent.ac.uk)
  • The School of History is a lively, research-led department where postgraduate students are given the opportunity to work alongside academics recognised as experts in their respective fields. (kent.ac.uk)
  • In the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014, research by the School of History was ranked 8th for research intensity and in the top 20 in the UK for research power. (kent.ac.uk)
  • theories
  • His discovery comes from nowhere, and goes nowhere as medicine refused to accept his theories, even though they are well documented with slides, movies, and even a multimedia show. (whale.to)
  • Main
  • Situated in a beautiful cathedral city with its own dynamic history, the University is within easy reach of the main London archives and is convenient for travelling to mainland Europe. (kent.ac.uk)
  • discipline
  • While postgraduate students are expected to become highly specialised researchers in their own particular field or subfield, this course encourages them to consider history as a wider discipline and to broaden their approach to evidence and interpretation. (kent.ac.uk)
  • University
  • The History of Medicine Collections in the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library at Duke University is accepting applications for our travel grant program. (histmed.org)
  • Angelical Conjunctions: Crossroads of Medicine and Religion, 1200-1800 to be held at McGill University on April 13-15, 2019 "Angelical Conjunction" was the term coined by the seventeenth-century New England Puritan Cotton Mather to denote the mutual affinity of medicine and religion. (histmed.org)
  • Charles E. Rosenberg is the Ernest E. Monrad Professor in the Social Sciences and professor of the history of science emeritus at Harvard University. (jhu.edu)
  • Infected wounds had caused many deaths in previous wars and two researchers based in Oxford University, Howard Florey and Ernst Chain , were given the task of finding new medicines to treat wounded soldiers. (abpischools.org.uk)