Religio-philosophical systems and their impact on the history of medicine

January 1, 2014

D.A. Balalykin The author offers a “religio-philosophical system” as an important factor, which played a determining role in the development of natural science and medicine in the pre-historic period (prior to the beginning of the Scientific Revolution of the XVII century). This…

Initiating the Global health at the time of the Crimean War (1853-1856), and the projects of sanitary reform of the Ottoman Empire

January 1, 2014

A.M. Moulin The Crimean War has been considered as one of the first World Wars because of the number of great empires and the diversity of the troops involved. Each empire, such as the Russians, the Ottomans, the British and the French,…

Pirogov’s Spiritual Legacy

January 1, 2014

Yu.L. Shevchenko, M.N. Kozovenko This article reviews and gives brief characteristics to the three stages of progression of the religio-philosophical heritage of Nikolay Ivanovich Pirogov. The return of the famous Russian surgeon to the Orthodox faith after rejecting his materialistic convictions is…

“Future Pirogov”: about the student years of the scholar M.I. Perelman in Yaroslavl

January 1, 2014

N.T. Eregina This article is dedicated to the student years of the scholar M.I. Perelman. Based on the archival materials we analyze the biographical facts of the future renowned scientist and also observe the specificities of the educational process in medical universities…

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