A History of Medicine Podcast based on lectures and events at the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh

 

 

 

This podcast, ‘Casenotes', is for anyone interested in the medical humanities and history. It examines some of the different ways that doctors have thought about health and illness over the past two thousand years and raises general insights about the origins of modern scientific medicine, the role of medicine in society, and the extent and limits of scientific thinking through the ages. 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