Outline of medicine

The Rod of Asclepius, a symbol commonly associated with medicine

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to medicine:

Medicine science of healing. It encompasses a variety of health care practices evolved to maintain and restore health by the prevention and treatment of illness.


Branches of medicine

History of medicine

History of medicine

Medical biology

Medical biology

Fields of medical biology

Illness (diseases and disorders)

Medical practice

Practice of medicine


Main article: List of drugs

Medical equipment

Medical equipment

Medical facilities

Medical education

Medical education education related to the practice of being a medical practitioner; either the initial training to become a physician, additional training thereafter, and fellowship.

Medical research

Medical research

Medical jargon

Medical terminology

Medical abbreviations and acronyms

Medical glossaries

Medical organizations

Government agencies

Medical publications

Persons influential in medicine

Medical scholars

An Arabic manuscript, dated 1200 CE, titled Anatomy of the Eye, authored by al-Mutadibih.

Pioneers in medicine

General concepts in medicine

See also

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