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History of medicine. Medical expeditions

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  • Soundings in Tibetan Medicineby Mona Schrempf

    BRILL 2007; US$ 123.00

    Presents a collection of studies on the anthropology and history of Tibetan medicine. This work provides fresh insights into both dynamic developments and historical continuities in medical knowledge and practice that have been manifest in a range of traditional and contemporary Tibetan societies. more...

  • Gesundheitsvorsorge mit TCMby Alexander Meng

    Springer 2009; US$ 69.95

    "Das Teuerste auf der Erde ist das Leben" (Daodejing). Im alten China wurden Ärzte so lange gut bezahlt, wie die ihnen Anvertrauten gesund blieben. Der Mensch bildete mit Natur, Himmel und Erde eine untrennbare Einheit. Auch in unserem Zeitalter wird das Thema Gesundheitsvorsorge immer bedeutender, oft mangelt es jedoch an der konkreten Umsetzung.... more...

  • Medicine Todayby Kate Kelly

    Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 40.00

    Many people take for granted that physicians know what they are doing, but every day scientists must make very difficult decisions. Just because scientists can harvest stem cells, doesn't mean that they should; and while one day nanotechnology might mean a little "nanobot" can be turned into a blood vessel to clean out the arteries, there... more...

  • White Coat Talesby Robert B. Taylor

    Springer 2010; US$ 29.99

    Features various chapters that present the many tales of legendary medical innovators, diseases that changed history, insightful clinical sayings, famous persons and their illnesses, and epic blunders made by physicians and scientists. This book highlights what health professionals should know about the career path they have chosen. more...

  • Charitable Knowledgeby Susan C. Lawrence

    Cambridge University Press 1996; US$ 68.00

    Charitable Knowledge explores the formation of the teaching hospital in eighteenth-century London. more...

  • The Transformation of German Academic Medicine, 1750?1820by Thomas H. Broman

    Cambridge University Press 1996; US$ 42.00

    This book studies the evolution of medical theory and education in Germany between 1750 and 1820. more...

  • The History of Medicineby William Bynum

    Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 9.99

    Against the backdrop of unprecedented concern for the future of health care, this Very Short Introduction surveys the history of medicine from classical times to the present. Focussing on the key turning points in the history of Western medicine, such as the advent of hospitals and the rise of experimental medicine, Bill Bynum offers insights into... more...

  • Teaching Psychiatry to Undergraduatesby Tom Brown; John Eagles

    The Royal College of Psychiatrists 2011; US$ 63.00

    Teaching Psychiatry to Undergraduates will help specialist trainees, consultants, and all those with teaching responsibilities to deliver the high-quality undergraduate teaching their students, and psychiatry, deserve. more...

  • Martyrology Books 1 & 2by bp Nichol

    Coach House Books 1994; US$ 12.95

    'All of Nichol's work is stamped by his desire to create texts that are engaging in themselves as well as in context, and to use indirect structural and textual devices to carry meaning. In The Martyrology different ways of speaking testify to a journey through different ways of being. Language is both the poet?s instructor and, through its various... more...

  • Officina Hippocraticaby Lorenzo Perilli; Christian Brockmann; Klaus-Dietrich Fischer; Amneris Roselli

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 168.00

    It has long been appreciated that ancient medicine, and above all Hippocrates and Galen, played a significant role in the development of medicine until the Age of Enlightenment, and the last forty years have for the first time seen detailed research into questions related to this. For an adequate understanding of this instructive and powerful influence... more...