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The Rise of Causal Concepts of Disease

Case Histories

The Rise of Causal Concepts of Disease( )
Author: Carter, K. Codell
Series title:The History of Medicine in Context Ser.
ISBN:978-1-351-88265-1
Publication Date:Mar 2017
Publisher:Routledge
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $59.95
Book Description:

Much of contemporary medical theory and practice focuses on the identification of specific causes of disease. However, this has not always been the case: until the early nineteenth century physicians thought of diseases in quite different terms. The modern quest for causes of disease can be seen as a single Lakatosian research programme. One can track the rise and elaboration of this programme by a series of case histories. The success of work on bacterial diseases such as cholera and...
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Pages:248
Detailed Subjects: Medical / Diseases



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