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History of medicine. Medical expeditions

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  • Docby R. E. MD Losee; Arthur L. MD Boland

    Skyhorse Publishing 2011; US$ 24.95

    The four hundred townspeople of Ennis, Montana needed a doctor and Ronald E. Losee, MD, became "Doc." Learning from his failures and rejoicing in his triumphs, he performed appendectomies on a rickety operating-room table, repaired fractured tibiae, and even amputated a leg with a hacksaw. After a two year stint at t he Royal Victoria Hospital in... more...

  • Happy Accidentsby Morton A. Meyers

    Arcade Publishing 2011; US$ 16.95

    Happy Accidents is a fascinating, entertaining, and highly accessible look at the surprising role serendipity has played in some of the most important medical discoveries in the twentieth century. What do penicillin, chemotherapy drugs, X-rays, Valium, the Pap smear, and Viagra have in common? They were each discovered accidentally, stumbled upon... more...

  • In the Front Lineby Alec Glen

    Birlinn 2013; US$ 10.14

    This memoir by a Scottish doctor who was born and went on to work in Govan was found among family papers long after his death in 1972. Less an account of the author's inner life, it is a graphic narrative, by a practitioner in the hospitals and homes of a major city, of hands-on medical care during much of the twentieth century. After training as... more...

  • Padma: An Ancient Tibetan Herbal Formulaby Nan Kathryn Fuchs PhD

    Basic Health Publications 2013; US$ 2.49

    Learn how this ancient Tibetan formula reduces plaque in veins and arteries, and controls bacterial infections in the lungs that lead to asthma and allergies. more...

  • Bulletin of WHO Vol. 91 No. 06 2013by World Health Organization

    World Health Organization 2013; 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...

  • Traditional Chinese Medicineby Chun-Su Yuan

    CRC Press 2011; US$ 83.95

    Scientific Bases of Traditional Chinese Medicine Definitions and Regulatory Status Commonly Used Herbal Medicines Overview of Selected Herbs Herbal Medicine: Identification, Analysis, and Evaluation Strategies Ginseng: Beneficial and Potential Adverse Effects Green Tea Herbal, Food, and Drug Interactions Risks of Ephedra-containing Supplements Commonly... more...

  • The Prediabetes Detoxby Sarah Cimperman; Walter J. Crinnion

    New Harbinger Publications 2013; US$ 13.95

    In The Prediabetes Deto x , primary care physician and naturopathic doctor Sarah Cimperman shows readers how to reverse prediabetes by eliminating unwanted toxins from their diet and home. Readers will learn to balance their blood sugar levels, increase their energy, and end their unhealthy cravings once and for all using a safe, effective at-home... more...

  • Bulletin of WHO Vol. 91 No. 07 2013by World Health Organization

    World Health Organization 2013; US$ 30.00

    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...

  • Bulletin of WHO Vol. 91 No. 03 2013by World Health Organization

    World Health Organization 2013; 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...