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History of medicine. Medical expeditions

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  • The Doctrine of Signaturesby Scott Buchanan

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Bulletin of WHO Vol. 92 No. 06 2014by WHO

    World Health Organization 2014; 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...

  • 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...

  • Bulletin of WHO Vol. 92 No. 08 2014by WHO

    World Health Organization 2014; 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...

  • Medical Cultures of the Early Modern Spanish Empireby John Slater; Maríaluz López-Terrada; José Pardo-Tomás

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95

    As the Spanish empire grew, cultural ideas and practices related to sickness and health, sex, monstrosity and death came into contact and conflict. Old ideas took root in new soil, others were stamped out, and new cultures arose. This collection examines the dynamic context in which medical cultures circulated to propose new interpretations of the... more...

  • Simon Baruchby Patricia Spain Ward

    University of Alabama Press 1753; US$ 39.95

    This biography recounts the remarkable life of a Prussian/Polish Jew who immigrated to the United States as a teenager in the 1850s and became one of the nation?s best-known physicians by the turn of the century. After medical study in South Carolina and Virginia on the eve of the Civil War, Baruch served the Confederacy as a surgeon for three years,... more...

  • Resident On Callby Scott Rivkees

    Lyons Press 2014; US$ 23.99

    One of America?s leading pediatric researchers recounts his first year as a young intern at Massachusetts General Hospital. An intriguing topic with vast appeal, written with moving accounts of an education that medical school does not provide. more...

  • Der Parallelvertrieb von Arzneimittelnby Thomas-Johannes Jochheim

    Tectum Verlag 2012; US$ 24.77

    Hauptbeschreibung Unter dem Parallelvertrieb von Arzneimitteln versteht man den Handel mit zentral über die Europäische Arzneimittelagentur (EMA) zugelassenen Arzneimitteln. Er ist abzugrenzen vom älteren und deutlich bekannteren Parallelimport, der den Handel mit national zugelassenen Arzneimitteln beschreibt. Obwohl die Anzahl zentral zugelassener... more...

  • Ein Leben für das Lebenby Max Ober

    Edition Raetia 2014; US$ 10.23

    Der Bozner Arzt Max Ober, geboren 1918, erzählt vom Leben in seiner Fülle und Rätselhaftigkeit: Geburt und Tod, Hoffnung und Verzweiflung so nah beisammen, oft nur durch ein Krankenbett getrennt. Max Ober kennt, trotz "halb-hearrischer" Herkunft, schon früh die Härten des Lebens: die schwierige Ehe seiner Eltern, schwere Erkrankungen, Jugend... more...

  • Curing Their Illsby Megan Vaughan

    Wiley 2013; US$ 29.95

    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 between... more...