Loudon, irvine, ed western medicine: an illustrated history (1997) online mcgrew, roderick encyclopedia of medical history (1985) porter, roy (1997) the greatest benefit to mankind: a medical history of humanity from antiquity to the present harper collins isbn 0-00-215173-1 porter, roy, ed. The history of medicine shows how societies have changed in their approach to illness and disease from ancient times to the present early medical traditions include those of babylon , china , egypt and india. Medicine in the 17th century in the 17th century medicine continued to advance in the early 17th century an italian called santorio invented the medical thermometer in 1628 william harvey published his discovery of how blood circulates around the body harvey realized that the heart is a pump each time it contracts it pumps out blood.
A young medical student, born in brussels and known to history as vesalius, attends anatomy lectures in the university of paris the lecturer explains human anatomy, as revealed by galen more than 1000 years earlier, while an assistant points to the equivalent details in a dissected corpse.
History of tv tech in medicine mined for 21st century lessons by carla garnett dr jeremy greene says we can learn a lot from telemedicine’s early days.
History of medicine - medicine in the 20th century: the 20th century produced such a plethora of discoveries and advances that in some ways the face of medicine changed out of all recognition.