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978-0-14-044451-3 / 0140444513

Hippocratic Writings (Penguin Classics)

by Various

Publisher:Penguin Classics

Edition:Softcover

Language:English

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This work is a sampling of the Hippocratic Corpus, a collection of ancient Greek medical works. At the beginning, and interspersed throughout, there are discussions on the philosophy of being a physician. There is a large section about how to treat limb fractures, and the section called The Nature of Man describes the physiological theories of the time. The book ends with a discussion of embryology and a brief anatomical description of the heart.

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