vii, 131p., 23 cm. (Second Edition pub. in 1989) (Indian Medical Science Series No. 9)
CONTENTS:- Subject; Antiquity of the Hindu Medical System; Mythical Account of the Antiquity of Ayurveda; Historical Account of the Antiquity of Ayurveda; Hindu Medical Works and their Authors; Synopsis of the Leading Medical Works (Atreya Samhita); Analysis of Charaka; Sushruta; The Rank of the Hindu Physicians; The Duty of the Physician and his Attendants; The Physician's fees; Hindu Physiology: Growth of the Human Body; The Three Period of a Man's Life; Structure of the Body; Hindu Materia Medica; Hindu Pharmacy; Hindu Hygiene; Hindu Surgery.
Gleaned from the monumental work of Dr. Thomas A. Wise.