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The Father of Anatomy: Galen and His Dissections Lisa Yount

The Father of Anatomy: Galen and His Dissections

Lisa Yount

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ISBN : 9780766033801
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128 pages
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Galen gathered together most of the medical knowledge that had been obtained in his lifetime and extended that knowledge by discovering more than anyone had known before about the inner workings of the body. He wrote that doctors had to understandMoreGalen gathered together most of the medical knowledge that had been obtained in his lifetime and extended that knowledge by discovering more than anyone had known before about the inner workings of the body. He wrote that doctors had to understand how the body works if they wanted to treat sick people successfully. Through this biography, see how doctors have learned medicine from Galens writings for more than fifteen hundred years.