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50 See also Erwin H. Ackerknecht, "Zur Geschichte der iatrogenen Krankhei- ten,
" Gesnerus 27 (1970): 57-63. He distinguishes three waves, or periods, since 1
750 when the study of iatrogenesis was considered important by the medical ...
229 The social ordering of compassion, nurture, and celebration has been the
most effective aspect of primitive medicine; see Erwin H. Ackerkneckt, "Natural
Diseases and Rational Treatment in Primitive Medicine," Bulletin of the History of
10 Erwin H. Ackerknecht, "Natural Diseases and Rational Treatment in Primitive
Medicine," Bulletin of the History of Medicine 19 (May 1946): 467-97, is a dated
but still excellent review of the literature on the functions of medical cultures.
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