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History of medicine. Medical expeditions

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  • Fit von 1 bis Hundertby Dietger Mathias

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 29.99

    Die zurzeit weltweit größten Interventions- und Beobachtungsstudien vermitteln einen exzellenten Überblick über unser aktuelles Wissen zu den physiologischen Wechselwirkungen von Ernährung und Bewegung u. a. hinsichtlich Körpergewicht, Stoffwechsel, Fettgewebe, Hormone, Herz-Kreislauf-System sowie des Knochenbaus und der Immunität. Die Ergebnisse... more...

  • Geschichte der Medizinby Wolfgang U. Eckart

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2009; US$ 19.99

    Gehen Sie auf eine Reise durch die Zeit. Hier wird Medizingeschichte anschaulich und lebendig. Von der europäischen Antike bis zum Ende des 20. Jahrhunderts gibt uns Professor Eckart einen spannenden Einblick in die Vergangenheit der Heilkunst. Dabei werden nicht nur medizinische und historische Fakten dargestellt, sondern auch die Denkhaltungen,... more...

  • Geschichte der Medizinby Wolfgang U. Eckart

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2006; US$ 29.99

    Medizingeschichte anschaulich und lebendig - von der europäischen Antike bis zum Ende des 20. Jahrhunderts - ein spannendender Einblick in die Vergangenheit der Heilkunst. Dabei werden nicht nur medizinische und historische Fakten dargestellt, sondern auch Denkhaltungen, Grundkonzepte und Leitlinien der verschiedenen Epochen vermittelt.... more...

  • The History of Medicineby William Bynum

    Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 7.99

    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...

  • The History of Medicineby Mark Jackson

    Oneworld Publications 2014; US$ 14.99

    In a world burdened by chronic conditions and mutating viruses, with a health service strained to its limits, the history of medicine challenges our understanding of what it means to be healthy. By illuminating the ailments and methods of the past, our own dilemmas about medical practice and policy can be put into a new perspective. Esteemed historian... 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...

  • The Horse and Buggy Doctorby Arthur E. Hertzler; Milburn Stone

    UNP - Bison Books 2013; US$ 21.95

    " The Horse and Buggy Doctor follows no conventional lines. In larger part it is a book rich in anecdotes, a lively and somewhat rough-and-ready depiction of the country physician's experiences in general and Dr. Hertzler's in particular. In part it is descriptive of medical methods of the period."? New York Times more...

  • House Calls and Hitching Postsby Dorcas Hoover

    Good Books 2015; US$ 11.95

              Medical technology meets rural values of simplicity, home health remedies, and unwavering faith in divine providence when a country-boy-turned-country-doctor returns to his roots. House Calls and Hitching Posts is a sometimes humorous and often intimate account of Dr. Elton Lehman's 36 years practicing medicine among the Amish of Wayne,... 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 a... more...

  • The Life and Times of Franz Alexanderby Ilonka Venier Alexander

    Karnac Books 2015; US$ 21.95

    Franz Alexander was the first graduate of the Berlin Psychoanalytic Institute, the man who turned down Freud's offer to enter into private practice in Vienna, and the man Freud told to go to America and spread the doctrine of psychoanalysis. He was also the grandfather of Ilonka Venier Alexander, the author of this remarkable account of one of the... more...