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

  • 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...

  • Creating a Lean Cultureby David Mann

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 49.95

    Winner of a Shingo Research and Professional Publication Award The new edition of this Shingo Prize-winning bestseller provides critical insights and approaches to make any Lean transformation an ongoing success. It shows you how to implement a sustainable, successful transformation by developing a culture that has your stakeholders throughout... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Theatre in Health and Careby Emma Brodzinski

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 100.00

    This unique book examines theatre practice that takes place within a range of health and care settings from medical training to advocacy projects for service users. Drawing on a range of case studies, the book provides insights into working practices as well as posing critical questions in relation to the field. more...

  • Germs, Genes, & Civilizationby David Clark

    Pearson Education 2010; US$ 24.99

    In Germs, Genes and Civilization , Dr. David Clark tells the story of the microbe-driven epidemics that have repeatedly molded our human destinies. You'll discover how your genes have been shaped through millennia spent battling against infectious diseases. You'll learn how epidemics have transformed human history, over and over again, from ancient... more...

  • 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...

  • 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...