Medicine, Medical Practice, and Public Health

Mary Lindemann

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Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationA Companion to Eighteenth-Century Europe
PublisherBlackwell Publishing Ltd
Number of pages18
ISBN (Print)9781405139472
StatePublished - Mar 30 2009


  • Concept of medical "institution" in eighteenth-century - understood broadly
  • Eighteenth century - greater "gendering" of certain medical activities
  • Eighteenth century - uncomfortably perched between modern and premodern worlds
  • Eighteenth-century Europe - fearfully dangerous place
  • Medical practice and public health
  • Medical theory and medical education
  • Novel initiatives in public health - hallmarked eighteenth-century state
  • Patients and practitioners
  • Prayer and medical advice - no means mutually exclusive efforts even in secularized century

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Arts and Humanities(all)

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