Table of contents for Medicine : perspectives in history and art / Robert E. Greenspan.


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X      INTRODUCTION
ANATOMY
Hippocrates of Cos * Anatomy According to Galen * Medical Illustration * Renaissance Art
* The First Modern Medical Classic * A Missed Opportunity * Looking for a Subject and a
Purpose * Medicine Becomes a Science * Art and Physiology * A Seventeenth Century
Controversy * Structure and Function * Wonderful Medical Art * Anatomic Models * At
the Dissecting Table * Postmortem Instruments * Microscopic Anatomy * Embalming
PHYSICAL DIAGNOSTICS
Inspection * The Pulse * Recording the Temperature * Auscultation * Percussion *
Uroscopy * Observation: When the end is near ... * Communicating the Diagnosis
BLEEDING
The Four Humors * Bloodletting - It's Good for You * Leeches * Nursing Responsibilities
* A Risky Procedure * Instrumentation * The Bleeding of George Washington *
Transfusion * Other Uses for Blood * Counterirritation and Cupping * The Seton * The
Life Awakener
GENERAL SURGERY
Surgery in Ancient Egypt * Rome * Middle Eastern Surgery * From Barber-Surgeons to
Patron Saints * Surgery Becomes a Profession * Amputation * Surgical Sets and
Manufacturers * The Control of Bleeding * The Cautery * The Tourniquet * Surgical
Asepsis * Anesthesia * Laughing Gas * Ether * Chloroform * An Immediate Controversy *
Local Anesthesia
TRAUMA SURGERY
Neurosurgery * Orthopedic Surgery * Alternatives to Amputation * Gunshot Wounds; Bell
and the Bullet * Civil War Medicine * A Life Saving Amputation * The Medical and Surgical
History of the War of the Rebellion * Sepsis among the Troops * Pain Control * The Battle of
Cold Harbor * Letters: "If we could only live in peace..." * Medical Advances from the War
OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY
Obstetrics * The Role of the Midwife * A (Secret) Landmark Discovery * The Dangers of
Delivery * Medical Abortion * Instruments of Destruction * After the Blessed Event *
Instruments Designed for Women
UROLOGY
Early Medical Therapy * Kidney Stones - The Cause * The Medical Treatment of Stones *
The Surgical Treatment of Stones * Of Bladder Stones and Nursery Rhymes * Early
Urologic Surgery * The Moveable Kidney * Bright's Disease
OPHTHALMOLOGY AND OTOLARYNGOLOGY
OPHTHALMOLOGY * Cataract Surgery * Always a Place for Bleeding * An Explosion of
Instrumentation * OTOLARYNGOLOGY * The Ear * The Nose * The Throat
MEDICINE
Ancient Chinese Medical Care * Ancient Indian Medical Care * Religion and the Roots of
Western Medicine * Early Hospitals * INFECTIOUS DISEASE * The Plague * Malaria *
Leprosy * The French Pox * Consumption * Typhoid Mary * Ignaz Semmelweis:
Medicine's Unsung Hero * Immunization: Smallpox, Rabies, and Tetanus * Growth of the
Germ Theory * PULMONARY MEDICINE * Tobacco * GASTROENTEROLOGY * Purging the
System * The Therapeutic Clyster * Early Forms of Intervention * A CLASSIC DESCRIPTION
PHARMACY
Strange Ingredients * Medical Botany * Theories of Therapy * Self-Experimentation *
Homeopathy * The Drug Trade * The Apothecary Shoppe * Put on the Brakes
DENTISTRY
The Tooth Worm * A Patron Saint * Early Therapy of Dental Disease * Pull a Tooth, Cure a
Patient * Dentistry Becomes a Profession * The Amalgam Wars (1840-1850) * Prosthetics *
Dental Equipment and Furniture * Personal Dental Hygiene * The End of an Era
QUACK MEDICINE
Quacks Become Legit - Perkins Tractors * Phrenology * Healing and the Elements * Water
Therapy * Vibration and Massage Therapy * Dr. Mesmer and His Magnets * Electricity *
King of the Quacks * Ruth Drown: A Queen Ascends the Throne * Radioactivity - The
Sanitarium * Victorian Prohibitions * John Brinldey: The Goat Gland Doctor *
Miscellaneous Therapies * The Future?



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Medicine History, Medicine in art