Hippocrates to Harrison : Pathology introduction


HIPPOCRATES TO HARRISON


Introduction
Classical Works
Anaesthesia
Surgery
Anatomy
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Internal Medicine
Pathology
Infection and Immunity
Neurology and Psychiatry
Public Health
Tropical Medicine
Therapeutics
Evolution and Genetics
Physiology
Authors A to Z
Who was Harrison?
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Pathology

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Forensic post mortem examinations were performed from ancient times to ascertain the cause of death, but the correlation of morphological changes with symptoms did not begin until the concept of tissues became accepted late in the eighteenth century.

Once cells were recognised as the basis of tissues histological studies entered both diagnosis and research and the microscope became the symbol of scientific medicine.