Galen on bloodletting: A study of the origins, development and validity of his opinions, with a translation of the three works. By Peter Brain.Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 1986.
Bloodletting is thought to have been practiced by Greek physicians of the 5th century BCE. This study includes translation of Galeni de venae sectione adversus Erasistratum liber (162-163 CE), Galeni de venae sectione adversus Erasistateos Romae degenentes (175? CE), and Galeni de curandi ratione per venae sectionem (193-194 CE).
Subjects: ANCIENT MEDICINE › Roman Empire, THERAPEUTICS › Bloodletting, THERAPEUTICS › History of Therapeutics