Hippocratic Writings

Hippocratic Writings

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ISBN10: 0140444513 ISBN13: 9780140444513 Contributors: Lloyd, G. E. R. (Editor) Publisher: Penguin Classics Published: Mar 1 1984 Weight: 0.55lbs. Height: 7.50" Width: 4.75" Depth: 0.75" 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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