The Healers: A History of Medicine in Scotland (Paperback)Dr. David Hamilton (author)
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Aimed at the non-specialist reader, it ranges over a dramatic and colourful history of leprosy and plagues, cholera and typhoid, anatomy and bodysnatching, and the swashbuckling surgery before anaesthesia which had to be performed in a matter of minutes to spare the patient's suffering. An extensive new introduction is included in this edition bringing it up to the present day and looking forward to the future of medicine in Scotland. Though not as far into the future as Star Trek...
Publisher: Mercat Press
Number of pages: 336
Weight: 433 g
Dimensions: 216 x 138 x 27 mm
Edition: 2nd Revised edition
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