2018-2019 University Catalog 
    
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HIST 278 - Great Moments in the History of Medicine


FDR: HU
Credits: 3

Significant aspects of medicine's development through the ages. Great doctors and the plight of patients are considered, along with major breakthroughs in diagnostic practice and clinical treatment, benefits and costs to humanity, failures and ethical dilemmas. We explore medicine as a situated practice by dealing with its institutionalization, hospitals, psychiatric institutions, and biomedical laboratories. Special attention is paid to some of the many points of friction that are evident when looking at the changing place of medicine in society.  Rupke.




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