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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (38 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Frank Gonzalez-Crussi Narrator: John McDonough Publisher: Recorded Books Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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Praised for his erudite writing, renowned scientist Frank Gonzalez-Crussi penned this concise history of medicine, beginning with the most primitive health-care practices and ending with the technology of modern medicine that we enjoy today. As with all Modern Library Chronicles, A Short History of Medicine is a wonderful primer for anyone interested in the subject.

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  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Rini | 4/20/2013

    " The only problem I had with this book is that it was organized by topic rather than strictly chronologically. I suppose that makes sense when dealing with such a vast and complicated topic, but it gave me the impression that I was reading certain things several times. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Shawna | 11/24/2012

    " This is an interesting and well-written book. I enjoyed it very much! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Allison | 9/26/2012

    " It was pretty good. Who knew that when nitrous oxide was discovered there were 'laughing gas parties' where people inhaled the stuff just for fun? The chapter on the diagnostic process got a bit tedious. I needed this info because I am writing a book and I was hoping for more on medieval medicine. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Chris Rock | 8/10/2012

    " Not bad. There were some interesting things in it. Not recommended for people who don't know anything about medicine though, as it uses a lot of technical terms without explaining them (e.g., renal, exanguinate) "

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