The Worst of Evils: The Fight Against Pain

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This riveting book takes the reader around the globe and through the centuries to discover how different cultures have sought to combat and treat physical pain. With colourful stories and sometimes frightening anecdotes, Dr Thomas Dormandy describes a chequered progression of breakthroughs, haphazard experiments, ignorant attitudes, and surprising developments in human efforts to control pain. Attitudes toward pain and its perception have changed, as have the means of pain relief and scientific understanding. Dr Dormandy ...

The Worst of Evils: The Fight Against Pain 2006, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT

ISBN-13: 9780300113228

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The Worst of Evils: The Fight Against Pain 2006, Yale University Press, New haven

ISBN-13: 9780300186758

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