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- Charles C Thomas 1979; US$ 47.95
By Otto L. Bettmann, The Bettmann Archive, New York, New York. With a Foreword by Philip S. Hench Using pictures selected from the famous Bettmann Archive, this book illustrates and narrates the history of medicine from Egypt and the ancient East through the Nineteenth Century. The text graphically depicts the great physicians, the key inventions and... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2003; Not Available
Mankind's battle to stay alive is the greatest of all subjects. This brief, witty and unusual book by Britain's greatest medical historian compresses into a tiny span a lifetime spent thinking about millennia of human ingenuity in the quest to cheat death. Each chapter sums up one of these battlefields (surgery, doctors, disease, hospitals, laboratories... more...
- University of California Press 2014; US$ 34.95
What does it mean to be the nation's doctor? In this engaging narrative, journalist Mike Stobbe examines the Office of the U.S. Surgeon General, emphasizing that it has always been unique within the federal government in its ability to influence public health. But now, in their efforts to provide leadership in public health policy, surgeons general... more...
- Springer 2012; US$ 189.00
This book investigates the ways in which the evidence base is influencing complementary and alternative medicine in general and Ayurveda and allied health practices in particular. The latter have traditionally been prevalent in Asia and are now increasingly attracting interest worldwide. The book is divided into four sections, the first of which examines... more...
- World Health Organization 2012; US$ 36.00
The Bulletin of the World Health Organization is an international journal of public health with a special focus on developing countries. Since it was first published in 1948 the Bulletin has become one of the world's leading public health journals. As the flagship periodical of the World Health Organization (WHO) the Bulletin draws on WHO experts... more...
- The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99
Looking back from the vantage-point of the 21st century, medieval medicine seems hopelessly antiquated and even alarmingly ignorant. But today's advanced medical technology wouldn't be possible without those distant historical foundations. In this comprehensive survey of medieval medicine from James J. Walsh, a fascinating picture emerges of... more...
- Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 39.97
Hauptbeschreibung Die Tibetische Medizin ist eine Erfahrungsmedizin, die seit über 2000 Jahren praktiziert wird. Die Ausbildung zum Tibetischen Arzt (Amchi) dauert im Durchschnitt 10 Jahre und wird bis heute streng an tibetische Traditionen gebunden durchgeführt. In der Tibetischen Medizin werden vorwiegend Arzneimittel eingesetzt, die aus Heilpflanzen... more...