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Hard covered book titled AN INTRODUCTION TO MEDICAL SCIENCE by William Boyd M.D., M.R.C.P. (Edin), F.R.C.P. (London), Dipl., Psych., F.R.S. (Canada) Professor of Pathology and Bacteriology in the University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada 1942, Second Edition, Illustrated with 124 Engravings. 358 pages.

This book is a general introduction to the study of disease, its causes and the bodily changes which accompany it. It is broken into three parts:

  • Part One - General Principles: Living Body, Evolution of Medical Science, Nature and Causes of Disease, Disturbance of the Blood Flow, Inflammation, Immunity, and Allergy, Bacteria and Bacterial Infections, Some Animal Parasites, and Tumors.
  • Part Two - The Organs and their Diseases: Diseases of the heart, Diseases of the Lungs, Diseases of the Upper Digestive Tract, Diseases of the Lower Digestive Tract, Diseases of the Liver and Gall-Bladder, Diseases of the Pancreas, The Urinary System, The Female Reproductive System, The Breast, The Ductless Glands, The Blood and Lymphatic Glands, The Nervous System, Diseases of the Bones and Joints, Diseases of the Teeth.
  • Part Three - Practical Applications: The Prevention of Disease and The Nurse and the Laboratory.

This vintage book is in VG+ condition.  The pages are clean and intact, and the binding is tight. A previous owner's name and writing on the back inside cover.   Some foxing on the cover pages. There is also "Cadet Nurse Corps" stamped on the inside cover. This book would make a splendid addition to any medical library.

introduction to medical science william boyd vintage book

  • Product Code: a163
  • Length: 10 inches
  • Width: 6 inches
  • Pages: 358
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