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Chapter 1: Hippocrates and the Discovery of Medicine
Milestone #1: Getting real: diseases have natural causes
Milestone #2: It’s the patient, stupid: the creation of clinical medicine
Milestone #3: A code of ethics that stands the test of time
Milestone #4: Acting the part: professionalizing the practice of medicine
Milestone #5: The enigmatic Corpus: 60 books and a wealth of medical firsts
Milestone #6: Where the two worlds meet: a holistic approach to medicine
Chapter 2: The Discovery of Sanitation
Milestone #1: The first epidemic: a lesson from the depths of a coal mine
Milestone #2: Casting aside miasma to envision a new kind of killer
Milestone #3: The invention of epidemiology and the disabling ...