Bad Medicine

Bad Medicine

Doctors Doing Harm Since Hippocrates

Book - 2006
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Oxford University Press
We all face disease and death, and rely on the medical profession to extend our lives. Yet, David Wootton argues, from the fifth century BC until the 1930s, doctors actually did more harm than good. In this controversial new account of the history of medicine, he asks just how much good it has done us over the years, and how much harm it continues to do today.

Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006
Description: xiv, 304 p. : ill., map ; 21 cm
ISBN: 9780192803559
0192803557
Branch Call Number: 610.9 Woo

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