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History of medicine. Medical expeditions

  • 150 Jahre Pfalzklinikumby Reinhard Steinberg; Monika Pritzel

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2013; US$ 58.45

    <P>1857 begann die wechselvolle Geschichte der Psychiatrie in Klingenmünster. Ihr Patientenarchiv blieb bis heute fast lückenlos erhalten, so daß sich hier die Entwicklung einer Kreisirrenanstalt zum modernen Fachkrankenhaus und die Transformation einer lokalen Großinstitution in regionale Angebote in der Pfalz exemplarisch nachvollziehen läßt.</P> <P>Themenschwerpunkte... more...

  • The Administration of Sicknessby Dr William Gallois

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 100.00

    This book is the first comprehensive study of French medicine in nineteenth-century Algeria. It argues that the medicalization was a priority for colonial regimes, but this goal was thwarted by ineffectual French medicine, institutional rivalries, and the manner in which medicine became a focus for the resistance of French domination and rule. more...

  • Advances in Contemporary Mental Health Nursingby Nicholas G Procter; Barbara E Wolfe

    eContent Management Pty Ltd 2006; US$ 66.00

    Mental ill health represents not only an immense psychological, social and economic burden to society, but also increases the risk and complexity of physical illnesses. Recognising that neuropsychiatric conditions account for 13% of total Disability Adjusted Life Years lost globally, and are estimated to increase to 15% by 2020, this book addresses... more...

  • Advances in Human Palaeopathologyby Ron Pinhasi; Simon Mays

    Wiley 2008; US$ 175.95

    This volume presents a truly integrated methodological and biocultural approach to the expanding discipline of human palaeopathology. The book provides researchers and practitioners with a comprehensive guide to the main methods and techniques that are currently available for studying diseases and related conditions from human skeletal remains.... more...

  • Advances in Mesopotamian Medicine from Hammurabi to Hippocratesby Annie Attia; Gilles Buisson; Markham J. Geller

    BRILL 2009; US$ 123.00

    This volume, which originated with a conference at the Collège de France, comprises articles on Babylonian and Assyrian medicine. more...

  • Almost a Legend - John Fryby Max Blythe

    Taylor & Francis Ltd 2007; US$ 60.78

    John Fry, 1922 -1994, made unparalleled contributions to the reformation of British general practice in the second half of the 20th Century. In the 1950s and 1960s he dominated the movement for evidence-based primary care and the operational intelligence of better practice management. He became the most prolific publisher of facts and figures in the... more...

  • Ancient Medicineby Vivian Nutton

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 46.95

    The first edition of Ancient Medicine was the most complete examination of the medicine of the ancient world for a hundred years. The new edition includes the key discoveries made since the first edition, especially from important texts discovered in recent finds of papyri and manuscripts, making it the most comprehensive and up-to-date survey available.... more...

  • Angel of Deathby Gareth Williams

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 19.95

    The story of the rise and fall of smallpox, one of the most savage killers in the history of mankind, and the only disease ever to be successfully exterminated (30 years ago next year) by a public health campaign. more...

  • Angels of Mercyby Eileen Crofton

    Birlinn 2013; US$ 10.14

    This is the story of the wartime experiences of a group of women who ran a field hospital near the trenches during World War I, often under conditions of great hardship. The text draws on the women's diaries and letters home. The Scottish Women's Hospitals unit offered their services to France and opened a hospital in the ancient Abbey of Royaumont,... more...

  • Anglo-Saxon Medicineby Malcolm Laurence Cameron

    Cambridge University Press 1993; US$ 37.00

    The first book to study Old English medical texts. more...