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    Dec 01, 2022  
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HIST 3160 - History of Medicine & Health in the U. S


4 Semester Hours
This course examines the history of medicine; health from the colonial era to the present It takes a cultural; social perspective Emphasis will be paid to the ways in which politics, cultural beliefs,; religious values have been an integral part of the history of medicine; public health Readings, lectures; discussion will focus on the practice of medicine; they will examine healers, patients, therapies,; medical innovations We will cover such topics as the emergence of the medical profession, the rise of the hospital, the roles of the laboratory; medical technology in modern medicine,; the range of choices faced by physicians; patients in their efforts to promote health Students will produce a scholarly paper based on original research in medical history at the Mississippi State Archives



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