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of acupuncture was mediated. But despite being practised quite widely by moderate medical reformers and the odd medical luminary such as John Elliotson (1791-1868), Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Professor of Medicine at London University, 1828-77 saw a decline in academic interest. Bivins examines the records of isolated centres where(More)
viewpoint by the late Mirko Grmek. As he points out, Epidemics 5 and 7 are remarkable examples of ancient case-reporting, often giving sufficient detail to allow a precise modem diagnosis. In this respect they are in no way inferior to the more famous Epidemics 1 and 3, and show the Greek physician at the bedside in an extremely favourable light. Indeed, on(More)
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