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Anderson, Julie, 1965-
The art of medicine : over 2,000 years of images and imagination / Julie Anderson, Emm Barnes, Emma Shackleton ; foreword by Antony Gormley
Chicago : The University of Chicago Press ; Lewes, UK : Ilex Press, 2011
book jacket
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 4th Floor  N8223 .A53 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Medicine in art
Medicine -- History -- Pictorial works
Medical illustration -- History
Physical Description 255 p. : chiefly col. ill. ; 31 x 32 cm
Note "In association with Wellcome Collection"--T.p. verso
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Chapter 1: Mapping the body. Anatomy ; Teaching anatomy ; Early European anatomy ; Japanese anatomy ; Ayurvedic, Tibetan and Nepalese anatomies ; Persian anatomy ; Renaissance anatomy ; Andreas Vesalius ; Pierre Boaistuau's Histoire prodigeuses ; Jacques Gautier d'Agoty ; Écorché images ; Anatomical models ; Visual metaphors for the body ; The astrological body ; The brain ; The face and neck ; The chest and torso ; The heart ; Pregnancy and the fetus ; The human egg and embryo ; The limbs ; Blood vessels ; Blood ; Skin ; Microscopic mapping of the body ; The structure of DNA ; Responses to genetic research -- Chapter 2: Medicine in our lives. Medicine and belief ; Memento Mori ; Traditional North American medicine ; Physicians taking the pulse ; Hospitals ; Nurses ; Childbirth ; Dispensing medicine ; Tonics and curatives ; Caricatures of physicians ; Hogarth's insights ; Medicine and politics -- Chapter 3: Understanding illness and developing cures. Representing disease ; Cholera ; Smallpox ; Gout ; Uroscopy ; Ayuervedic medicine ; Acupuncture in China ; Acupuncture in Japan ; Astrology ; Medicinal magic ; Alchemy ; Apothecary ; Herbal medicine ; Leonhart Fuchs ; Herbal medicine in the nineteenth century ; Colds and flu ; Cancer ; HIV ; Drugs under the microscope -- Chapter 4: Treating with surgery and healing wounds. The operating theater ; Bloodletting ; Amputation ; Ambroise Paré, master surgeon ; Eye surgery ; Dental treatments ; Wound man ; Treating wounds ; Charles Bell at the Battle of Waterloo ; Military medicine ; Pain and its relief -- Chapter 5: The mind and mental illness. Bethlem Hospital ; Curing mental illness ; Phrenology ; Physiognomy ; The patient's perspective ; Bobby Baker's diary drawings -- Chapter 6: Staying well. Fortification ; Vitamin C under the microscope ; Protective amulets ; Promoting prevention ; Fighting fit ; Preventing smallpox ; Syphilis and AIDS
NOTE 499137
Alternate Author Shackleton, Emma
Barnes, Emm
Gormley, Antony
Wellcome Collection

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