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Blood and Guts: A Short History of Medicine

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Mankind's battle to stay alive and healthy for as long as possible is our oldest, most universal and formidable struggle. This witty and often shocking book explores the ingenious ways in which we have fought disease over the ages in our quest for immortality. Roy Porter examines the changing role of doctors, from ancient healers, apothecaries and blood-letters to today's professionals; looks at the drugs we have used, from Ayurvedic remedies to the launch of Viagra in 1998; follows the huge advances in surgery, from ...

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Blood and Guts: A Short History of Medicine
2004, W. W. Norton & Company, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780393325690

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Blood and Guts: A Short History of Medicine
2003, W. W. Norton & Company, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780393037623

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Blood and Guts: A Short History of Medicine
2003, Penguin Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780141010649

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Blood and Guts: A Short History of Medicine
2002, Allen Lane, London

ISBN-13: 9780713996692

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