History of Medicine

Study of medical concepts and practice throughout human history in a global, social, cultural, and scientific context including theories, diseases, health care, individual practitioners, special branches of medicine, and medical professions such as nursing.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
27510
Names
history of medicine
geschiedenis van de geneeskunde Dutch
historische geneeskunde Dutch
historia de la medicina Spanish
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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300247283. The J. Paul Getty Trust.