The Hippocratic Doctor: Ancient Lessons for the Modern World

Author(s): John W. Fabre


The vast, ancient medical writings comprising the 60 or so treatises of the Hippocratic Corpus formed the basis of Western medical practice for more than 2000 years. This volume presents the medical, ethical and social ideas of the Hippocratic Corpus in a concise and structured manner. It features eight major headings which include a running commentary.

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General Fields

  • : 9781853153396
  • : Royal Society of Medicine Press Limited
  • : January 1997
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : John W. Fabre
  • : Paperback
  • : good
  • : 86