2017-02-20 01:08:02

Ward Six and Other Stories by Rufus W. Mathewson

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STRANGE SKULLS The symbol of modern medicine - the snake, which highlights a drop of poison in a bowl. He came to us from very ancient times. In many cultures the snake represents wisdom, and its poison - the drug, which is a large dose can kill a man, and the small - to cure her. Advances in modern medicine are well known. Thanks to the heroic efforts of several generations of doctors humanity won such terrible enemies as smallpox, tuberculosis, diphtheria, plague, cholera. Surgeons have learned to do the operation, which a few decades seemed so fantastic: to implant artificial valves in the heart, and even transplanted very heart, kidneys, sew severed hands and feet. In the list of pharmaceuticals today more than one hundred thousand items - antiseptics, antibiotics, sulfa drugs, blood substitutes, etc. The victorious march of modern medicine somehow involuntarily overshadowed its history, its deep national roots. Traditional European medicine displaces from all over the world and other hygienic treatment system, such as the African, Tibetan, Chinese, Indian, Middle Eastern. But should carefully look at the achievements of medicine of ancient eras and peoples. Perhaps it would help us to overcome the numerous obstacles to the progress of modern medicine. our medicine again from time to time 'open' methods of treatment that have been known for thousands of years ago. For example, massage, breathing exercises, moxibustion, acupuncture, auditory training, etc., which has been used successfully hundreds and thousands of years ago ...

Ward Six and Other Stories by Rufus W. Mathewson

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Author
Rufus W. Mathewson
Publisher
The New American Library, Inc.
Date of release
Pages
399
ISBN
9780451511836
Binding
Mass Market Paperback
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Format
PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC
Rating
4
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