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    Works: v. 1 (Loeb Classical Library No. 147 : Ancient Medicine) (Hardback) By (author) Hippocrates, Translated by W. H. S. Jones

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    DescriptionThe medical treatises collected under Hippocrates' name are essential sources of information about the practice of medicine in antiquity and about Greek theories concerning the human body. In this eighth volume of the ongoing Loeb edition of these invaluable texts, Paul Potter presents ten treatises that offer an illuminating overview of Hippocratic medicine. Three theoretical works - Places in Man, General Nature of Glands, and Fleshes - expound particular theories of anatomy and physiology and then elaborate on how disease and healing occur in the systems depicted. Prorrhetic 1 and 2 and Physician deal with symptoms and prognosis and with other aspects of the physician-patient relationship. And four practical manuals - Use of Liquids, Ulcers, Fistulas, and Haemorrhoids - give specific instruction for treatments. Thus from the writings in this volume we gain insight into the Hippocratic physician's understanding of the body, his approach to his patient, and his methods for dealing with a variety of disorders.


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    Title
    Works: v. 1
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Hippocrates, Translated by W. H. S. Jones
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 431
    Width: 114 mm
    Height: 160 mm
    Thickness: 28 mm
    Weight: 381 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780674991620
    ISBN 10: 0674991621
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T3.4
    BIC E4L: LIT
    BIC subject category V2: DNF
    B&T General Subject: 170
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    BIC subject category V2: MBX
    Abridged Dewey: 920
    Ingram Subject Code: LC
    Libri: I-LC
    LC classification: D
    Ingram Theme: APPR/RDRCAT
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 16920
    DC22: 616
    BISAC V2.8: BIO017000
    DC21: 616
    BISAC V2.8: PHI002000
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    BISAC V2.8: MED022000, HIS002010, BIO006000
    Thema V1.0: DNL, MBX
    Publisher
    HARVARD UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Imprint name
    LOEB
    Publication date
    01 June 1923
    Publication City/Country
    Cambridge, Mass