The martyrdom of Doctor Andreas Vesalius.

  • I I Lasky
  • Published 1990 in Clinical orthopaedics and related research
The development of modern medicine began in the 16th century when Dr. Andreas Vesalius overthrew the previously uncontested medical dogma of the Greek physician Galen. Medical progress had been hindered for more than a millennium by strict adherence to Galen's authority. Flemish-born Vesalius challenged the political and societal forces of the time. At the… (More)