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History of medicine. Medical expeditions

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  • The Rise and Fall of Modern Medicineby James Le Fanu

    Basic Books 2012; US$ 22.00

    In the years following World War II, medicine won major battles against smallpox, diphtheria, and polio. In the same period it also produced treatments to control the progress of Parkinson?s, rheumatoid arthritis, and schizophrenia. It made realities of open-heart surgery, organ transplants, test-tube babies. Unquestionably, the medical accomplishments... more...

  • Curing Their Illsby Megan Vaughan

    Wiley 2013; US$ 74.50

    Curing their Ills traces the history of encounters between European medicine and African societies in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Vaughan's detailed examination of medical discourse of the period reveals its shifting and fragmented nature, highlights its use in the creation of the colonial subject in Africa, and explores the conflict... more...

  • Chinese Medicine - Modern Practiceby Ping-Chung Leung; Charlie Chang-Li Xue

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2005; US$ 236.00

    Annals of Traditional Chinese Medicine is a new book series dedicated to the promotion of evidence-based TCM research. It features quality reports focusing on curriculum design, research methodology, original investigations of the quality, efficacy and safety of TCM, and evidence-based trials for the management of various clinical conditions. more...

  • Questions and answers for physiciansby G. Leiser; Al-Khaledy

    BRILL 2004; US$ 114.00

    This work is a study guide for students of medicine prepared by Abd al-Aziz al-Sulami who was chief of medicine to the Ayyubid sultan in Cairo between 596/1200 and 604/1208. Each chapter contains 20 questions on the respective subject with the answer to each question. more...

  • A Subtle and Mysterious Machineby Emily Booth

    Springer 2006; US$ 199.00

    Walter Charleton has been depicted as a natural philosopher whose intellectual career mirrored the intellectual ferment of the 'scientific revolution'. Examining three of his vernacular medical texts, this work considers his thoughts on anatomy, physiology and the methods by which he sought to understand the invisible processes of the body. more...

  • De Barrett à Zollinger-Ellisson: Quelques cas historiques en gastroentérologie (French Edition)by Fernand Vicari

    Springer 2008; US$ 69.95

    La médecine foisonne d'illustres praticiens qui laissèrent leur nom à un syndrome ou à une maladie. Qui étaient Barrett, Boerhaave, Crohn, Cruveilhier, Dieulafoy, Ellison, Lynch, Mallory, Mendelson, Ménétrier, Weiss, Whipple, Zollinger, et tant d'autres ? À quelle époque vécurent-ils ? Quelle fut leur histoire personnelle ? Et dans quelles... more...

  • Nikon Creative Lighting System Digital Field Guideby J. Dennis Thomas

    Wiley 2009; US$ 19.99

    A full-color, go-anywhere guide to Nikon's entire array ofcreative lighting possibilities Nikon's Creative Lighting System is like having a low-cost,wireless, studio lighting system that's portable enough to fit intoa camera bag. Although the possibilities are endless and exciting,setting up, synchronizing the equipment, and determining lightingratios... more...

  • Disease in Babyloniaby Irving L. Finkel; M.J. Geller

    BRILL 2006; US$ 138.00

    Presents a collection of articles on disease in Babylonia, providing detailed information derived from published and unpublished medical texts in cuneiform script from the second and first millennia BC. This book is suitable for anyone interested in the history of ancient medicine as well as being an important contribution to Assyriology. more...

  • The Scientific Revolution and Medicineby Kate Kelly

    Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 48.00

    The Middle Ages marked a time when religion and superstition dominated all thinking and stalled the pursuit of new ideas. This book examines the scientific revolution and how it has affected future developments in medicine. It is suitable for readers in need of additional information on specific terms, topics, and developments in medical science. more...

  • Le visage en médecine traditionnelle chinoise: Hors pathologies orificielles et sensorielles (Médecines d'Asie: Savoirs et Pratiques) (French Edition)by Bernard Cygler

    Springer 2009; US$ 39.95

    Paru dans la même collection «Médecines d? Asie», le précédent ouvrage de l?auteur traitait de «Nez, Gorge, Oreille en Médecine Traditionnelle Chinoise». «Le visage» en est le complément. Cette «face» que nous ne pouvons voir, offerte aux autres, reflet de nos émotions, possède ses propres caractéristiques: une charpente matérielle particulièrement... more...