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History of medicine. Medical expeditions

  • Family Practice Storiesby Richard Feldman; Richard Feldman

    Indiana Historical Society Press 2014; US$ 19.95

    An initiative of the Indiana Academy of Family Physicians and the Indiana Academy of Family Physicians Foundation, Family Practice Stories is a collection of tales told by, and about, Hoosier family doctors practicing in the middle of the twentieth century. The stories celebrate that time in America considered to be the golden age of generalism in... more...

  • Russian Physicians in an Era of Reform and Revolution, 1856-1905by Nancy Madelker Frieden

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 49.95

    This history of the medical profession in pre-Revolutionary Russia examines an influential segment of the educated elite. The author shows how Russian physicians differed in social origin, careers, and professionalization from their counterparts in other lands. Originally published in 1982. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand... more...

  • Gendered Drugs and Medicineby Teresa Ortiz-Gómez; María Jesús Santesmases

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95

    Drugs are considered to be healers and harmers, wonder substances and knowledge makers; objects that impact on social hierarchies, health practices and public policies. This book focuses on the ways that gender, race/ethnicity and class, influence the design, standardisation and circulation of drugs throughout several highly medicalised countries.... more...

  • Surgeon General's Warningby Mike Stobbe

    University of California Press 2014; US$ 34.95

    What does it mean to be the nation's doctor? In this engaging narrative, journalist Mike Stobbe examines the Office of the U.S. Surgeon General, emphasizing that it has always been unique within the federal government in its ability to influence public health. But now, in their efforts to provide leadership in public health policy, surgeons general... more...

  • The Doctrine of Signaturesby Scott Buchanan

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

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

  • Living Translationby Sonya Pritzker

    Berghahn Books 2014; US$ 95.00

    Integrating theoretical perspectives with carefully grounded ethnographic analyses of everyday interaction and experience, Living Translation examines the worlds of international translators as well as U.S. teachers and students of Chinese medicine, focusing on the transformations that occur as participants engage in a ?search for resonance? with... 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...

  • Studies on Pediatric Disordersby Hirokazu Tsukahara; Kazunari Kaneko

    Springer 2014; US$ 189.00

    This volume examines the role of oxidative stress in the pathology of numerous pediatric disorders. It covers a wide range of topics including the chemistry and biology of reactive oxygen species and nitric oxide, molecular biology of the enzymes generating these species, clinically useful biomarkers for evaluating oxidative stress status in humans,... more...

  • Manuscript Sources of Medieval Medicineby Margaret R. Schleissner

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 150.00

    First Published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • History of the University of Alabamaby James Benson Sellers

    University of Alabama Press 2014; US$ 49.95

    The University of Alabama, established in 1831, has survived poverty, riots, political interference, wartime destruction, attacks by clergy and laymen, and internal feuds to develop from a boarding school for planters? sons to a modern and thriving state university. Using official records and state newspapers as well as letters and diaries of presidents,... more...