How to recognise the western medicine books in your local library

Searching for the word ‘western medicine’ can be tricky.

We’ve compiled a list of the best western medicine book titles that you may have missed.

But don’t worry, there are plenty of good choices.

Read on to find out which are the best, and which are actually ‘western’ medicine books.


‘Western Medicine: A Guide to Modern Medicine’ by John C. Hall, MD.

If you’re looking for a concise and easy to read introduction to western medicine that isn’t too hard to digest, this is the one.

Hall’s approach to western medical science is one that’s not too different to his approach to other medical disciplines.

It’s not just a book about Western medicine, though, with Hall’s book also covering a variety of topics, including anatomy, chemistry, physiology, medicine, and a whole lot more.


‘The Complete Western Medicine’ edited by William C. H. Hopkins and L. W. Wilson.

A great guide to modern western medicine from Hopkins, who spent much of his career in Europe.

Hopkins has a very specific style to his books and the content here is all about the Western medical establishment.

It can be a bit dry at times, but Hopkins has crafted a concise guide to what Western medicine is and how it’s being practiced in the west.


‘Modern Medicine’ – by Andrew Kosslyn.

This book is an attempt to capture the essence of western medicine as taught by Hopkins, and the author does an excellent job.

The book contains a number of short and to the point chapters on a variety, but in general, Kosslin’s book is well worth your time.


‘New Modern Medicine: An American Approach to Western Medicine, by Mark G. Smith.

Smith is an author who has written a number other books on modern western medical practice.

‘Practical Western Medicine: The Essential Guide to the Modern Western Medicine Workforce’, is a great read for those wanting to know how to become a physician in the modern world.


‘American Medical History: The Story of Medicine’ Edited by Richard H. Clements.

If this book is your first introduction to modern medicine, you’ll need to look elsewhere.

Clement is a doctor and author of several books on medical history.

It is a fairly comprehensive book that covers a wide range of topics from medical history to contemporary medicine, but it is also full of great illustrations.


‘A Modern History of Medicine: From Ancient Greece to Modern Times’ by Michael R. Anderson.

The second in Anderson’s trilogy on the history of medicine, this book focuses on modern medicine in its modern day.

It provides a very detailed look at how medicine has evolved in the last 150 years, including a wide array of topics including immunology, nutrition, cancer, neurology, infectious disease, and many more.


‘Medieval Medicine: Its History and Art and the Art of Medicine – by J. Hahn and H. Hohmann.

This is a book that’s fairly extensive, covering the history and art of medicine from ancient times to modern times.

Hahns approach to the history is also fairly extensive.

You’ll find a lot of great detail in this book, including detailed treatment for many common diseases, including cancer, heart disease, epilepsy, and others.


‘Science of Western Medicine – By William C H.H. Hopkins, Jr.’.

Hopkins is an American doctor and is best known for his work as a medical doctor in Europe during the 19th century.

This isn’t a book you’ll find on your reading list, but you will definitely find it useful.

Hopkins takes a lot from the work of his mentor, Francis Galton, and adds a few things in his book.

This will be a great introduction to Western medicine and its practitioners.


‘Treatments for Disease: Western Medicine in the Age of Modern Medicine -‘ by James C. Coyle.

This one is a must-read for anyone who wants to get a good understanding of western medical history and practice.

Collyn has a great way of presenting the science of western Medicine and how western medicine is practiced in modern times, and this book will give you an insight into what modern medicine is all all about.


‘Medicine in the Modern World: The History and Modern Practice of Medicine in Modern Britain -‘ edited for the British Medical Journal by Robert J. Evans and Edward L. Pomeroy.

This history book is a useful read for anyone interested in medical history, as it contains a lot about the history, treatment, and modern practice of modern medicine.

This includes all of the major treatments for different conditions such as cancer, obesity, diabetes, and more.


‘How Western Medicine Can Save Your Life’ by Robert P. Hodge.

This ‘how to’ book was written by the late Dr. Robert Hodge, MD,