A history of medicine podcast based on lectures and events at the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh

 

This fortnightly podcast presents stories from the history of medicine. Casenotes examines some of the different ways that doctors have thought about health and illness over the past two thousand years, exploring a range of eye-opening subjects and intriguing events from antiquity. The podcasts are live recordings of events which have taken place in the College. To see the slides please check the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh Youtube channel.

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Podcast Episodes

The podcasts will be uploaded every two weeks.

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Introduction to the Casenotes history of medicine podcast

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Ep.1 - Sue Black - The History of Forensic Anthropology

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Ep.2 - Stephen Craig - Sir John Pringle - Preserving What is Most Useful

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Ep.3 - Helen King - Thomas Sprat and the Later History of the Plague of Athens

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Ep.4 - Keir Waddington - Fear and public health in Victorian and Edwardian Britain

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Ep.5 - Michael Crumplin - Medical Support for Wellington’s Greatest Victory

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Ep.6 - Mary Fissell - The Strange History of Aristotle's Masterpiece

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Ep.7 - Joanna Bourke - Pain and the Politics of Sympathy

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Ep.8 - Thomas Rutten - Thomas Mann's Fictional Characters

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Ep.9 - Pamela Gilbert - Victorian Skin

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Ep.10 - Gayle Davis - The Female Malady

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Ep.11 - Allan Beveridge - Voices of the Mad

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Ep.12 - Timothy Peters - George III Diagnostic Myths

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Ep.13 - Edgar Jones - Wartime Psychiatric Trauma

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Ep.14 - Catherine Cox - Irish Migration and Mental Illness

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Ep.15 - James Kennaway - Fashionable Stomach Complaints

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Ep.16 - Lisa Rosner - Forensic Science + Burke and Hare

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Ep.17 - Catherine Jones - Benjamin Rush, Yellow Fever

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Ep.18 - Anne Hardy - Epidemiology and the Science of Detection

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Ep.19 - Iain Chalmers - The Evolution of Controlled Trials

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Ep.20 - Alan Emery - The Doctor-Patient Relationship in Art

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Ep.21 - Mark Jackson - The Stress of Life

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Ep.22 - Helen MacDonald - After Burke and Hare 

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Ep.23 - Abigail Woods - Animals and Pathologists 

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Ep.24 - David Purdie - What Killed Burns 

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Ep.25 - Simon Chaplin - The Herioc Anatomist 

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Ep.26 - Mark Harrison - Medical British Empire 

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Ep.27 - James Kennaway - The Piano Plague and Female Education

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Ep.28 - Samuel Cohn - The Great Influenza - A Plague of Compassion 

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Ep.29 - Matthew Smith - Food Allergy Before "Allergy" 

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Ep.30 - Emma Spary - Knowing and Selling Exotic Drugs in Paris 

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Ep.31 - Katie Birkwood - John Dee - Magic, Medicine and Tudor  

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Ep.32 - Martin Willis - Medical Tourism in Victorian Edinburgh 

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Ep.33 - Gavin Hardy - The Uses of Plants in Medicine in Ancient Greece and Rome 

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Ep.34 - Kristin Hussey - William Harvey, the Royal College of Physicians and the Circulation of Blood