By Michael E. Moran
Urolithiasis: A accomplished History offers a old sojourn into the various manifestations of kidney stone sickness. using historic assets and integrating vintage fabric with new techniques, this new quantity presents intensity and info on stone illness no longer present in smooth overviews at the subject. This quantity serves as a truly useful gizmo for physicians and researchers facing kidney stone disease.
Written by way of a well known specialist within the box, Urolithiasis: A accomplished History is a detailed source that heightens our clinical knowing of this historical sickness and is of significant worth to urologists, nephrologists, endocrinologists drawn to stone disorder.
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1020–1087 CE) and the Pantegni (The Whole Art), Galen’s Method of Healing, and Hippocrates’ Aphorisms, Regimen in Acute Disease, Prognostic, and the Art of Medicine were all available . Finally, Constantine also translated a version of Hunayn’s (Johannitius’) Medical Questions which were used in teaching physicians . A Salernitan physician, probably Arnald of Villanova, wrote Regimen Sanitatis Salernitanum (Salernitan Regime of Health) that supplied healthy tips for living. It highlighted hygiene, exercise, diet, and temperance.
A Salernitan physician, probably Arnald of Villanova, wrote Regimen Sanitatis Salernitanum (Salernitan Regime of Health) that supplied healthy tips for living. It highlighted hygiene, exercise, diet, and temperance. There are no records of outcomes, but one could little doubt that a healthy diet and liberal fluids were probably better than tongue stones and hot cucumbers in treating stone patients. At the school of Salerno there practiced the now almost mythical teacher Trotula . As Salerno developed, we know that by 1140 CE those rigid admission standards were required for studying medicine.
Samuel Pepys kept detailed journals of his life in Elizabethan England. He religiously documented each episode of colic he suffered. “…cold weather, which for these two days has been frost, in some pain in my bladder. Dined at home and then with my wife to the Paynter’s…which brings great pain in my back…as it used to when I had the stone…. ” In March of 1658 he underwent the dangerous operation for the removal of a bladder stone Physicians and Suffering The final contributions in this literary overview come from our colleagues in medicine who have suffered among the lot of the stone afflicted.
Urolithiasis: A Comprehensive History by Michael E. Moran