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Medicine and the humanities. Medicine and disease in relation to history, literature, etc.

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  • Funktionen des Erlebensby Matthias Jung; Jan-Christoph Heilinger

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 133.00

    Subjektives Erleben und phänomenales Bewusstsein sind Bestandteile der natürlichen Welt: Die Wirklichkeit, in der Subjekte eine phänomenale Perspektive haben, ist keine grundsätzlich andere als die, in der physische Objekte aufeinander wirken und Lebewesen mit ihrer Umwelt interagieren. Das bedeutet nicht, dass phänomenales Erleben auf physische... more...

  • Neurocinemaby Eelco F. M. Wijdicks

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 41.95

    Film directors recognize that neurologic disease impacts mind and motility and often use it in a plot or defining scene. It should be informative and educational to deconstruct neurologic representation in film. Neurocinema: When Film Meets Neurology is a collection of film essays that summarize the portrayal of major neurologic syndromes and clinical... more...

  • World Health Statistics 2014by WHO

    World Health Organization 2014; US$ 48.00

    The World Health Statistics series is WHO's annual compilation of health-related data for its 194 Member States and includes a summary of the progress made towards achieving the health-related Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and associated targets. This year it also includes highlight summaries on the ongoing commitment to end preventable maternal... more...

  • Medizinische Schreibweisenby Nicolas Pethes; Sandra Richter

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 140.00

    Im Rahmen der derzeit kurrenten Untersuchungen zu den Relationen zwischen Literatur- und Wissenschaftsgeschichte macht der Band den Vorschlag, Schnittmengen und Differenzen zwischen medizinischem Wissen und literarischen Texten über die auf beiden Feldern gleichermaßen zentrale Kategorie der Schreibweise zu untersuchen. Die verschiedenen... more...

  • Cellmatesby Rose T Clark

    Saraband 2013; US$ 9.99

    "Remarkably beautiful, powerful and uplifting" (Andrew Anderson, Maggie's Centre). 'I'm Rose. John and I shared nearly eight years of our lives together. For the last three years cancer anchored us together. This is our story, of how two ordinary people live with the diagnosis, the check-ups, the disappointments, the relief, the questions, the answers,... more...

  • Health and Wellness in Colonial Americaby Rebecca Tannenbaum

    ABC-CLIO 2012; US$ 64.00

    Health and Wellness in Colonial America covers all aspects of medicine from surgery to the role of religion in healing, giving readers a comprehensive overall picture of medical practices from 1600 to 1800—a topic that speaks volumes about the living conditions during that period. In this book, an introductory chapter describes the ways in which... more...

  • Neurology Of The Artsby F. Clifford Rose

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2004; US$ 140.00 US$ 127.40

    This book is the first attempt to provide a basis for the interaction of the brain and nervous system with painting, music and literature. The introduction deals with the problems of creativity and which parts of the brain are involved. Then an overview of art presents the multiple facets, such as anatomy, and the myths appearing in ancient descriptions... more...

  • Spuren der Avantgarde: Theatrum machinarumby De Gruyter

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 252.00

    Die Buchreihe Theatrum Scientiarum versammelt originäre Beiträge am Schnittpunkt von Philosophie, Wissenschaftsgeschichte, Kultur- und Theaterwissenschaft. Als produktiv hat sich dabei die konzeptionelle Orientierung erwiesen, ästhetische, technische und politische Experimente der Avantgardebewegungen des 20. Jahrhunderts als programmatischen... more...

  • Managing Vulnerabilityby Tim Dartington

    Karnac Books 2010; US$ 25.99

    Clinicians, managers and researchers - as well as politicians and religious leaders - are worrying about a lack of compassion and humanity in the care of vulnerable people in society.In this book Tim Dartington explores the dynamics of care. He argues that we know how to do it, but somehow we seem to keep getting it wrong. Poor care in hospitals and... more...

  • Unfitting Storiesby Valerie Raoul; Connie Canam; Angela D. Henderson; Carla Paterson

    Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2007; US$ 48.95

    Unfitting Stories: Narrative Approaches to Disease, Disability, and Trauma illustrates how stories about ill health and suffering have been produced and received from a variety of perspectives. Bringing together the work of Canadian researchers, health professionals, and people with lived experiences of disease, disability, or trauma, it addresses... more...