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History of medicine. Medical expeditions

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  • Bulletin of WHO Vol. 93 No. 02 2015by World Health Organization

    World Health Organization 2015; 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...

  • A History of Medicine, Second Editionby Lois N. Magner

    CRC Press 2005; US$ 83.95

    Stressing major themes in the history of medicine, this Second Edition stimulates further exploration of the events, methodologies, and theories that shaped medical practices in decades past and in modern clinical practice-highlighting the practices of civilizations around the world, as well as the research of pioneering scientists and physicians who... 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...

  • Moments of Truthby Thomas Dormandy

    Wiley 2004; US$ 32.95

    Who were the scientific geniuses behind some of the most innovative and important discoveries in modern medicine?     Medical science in the 21st century is continuing to advance, but the character of that advancement is now governed by research teams and committees. Yet in the 19th century – a century when there were many... 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...