Health and Medical Practice in Iran: Traditional Culture and Modern Medicine

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Allopathy is often described as 'western' medicine, the antithesis of homeopathy, yet all medical systems are infused with culture-specific values, ideas and beliefs. Agnes Loeffler's insightful and original book investigates how allopathic knowledge, theories and practice guidelines come to be understood and applied by practitioners in a non-western context. Based on research amongst doctors in Iran, Loeffler describes how the system of allopathic medicine has adapted to local explanations of health and disease and to the ...

Health and Medical Practice in Iran: Traditional Culture and Modern Medicine 2017, I.B.Tauris, London

ISBN-13: 9781780760445

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Health and Medical Practice in Iran: Traditional Culture and Modern Medicine 2007, I.B.Tauris, London

ISBN-13: 9781850439424

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