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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$ 39.95

    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

    "This book became an instant classic in the literature of professional operations. In this third edition, David Mann updates and expands his teaching with five additional years of valuable experience and expertise derived from his very active, multi-industry consultancy. I have benefitted greatly from his writing and wholeheartedly recommend this... more...

  • World Health Statistics 2014by World Health Organization

    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$ 6.99

    "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... more...

  • Health and Wellness in Colonial Americaby Rebecca Tannenbaum

    ABC-CLIO 2012; US$ 64.00

    "These titles do a thorough job of covering broad and varied time periods, and students requiring reference material on the history of health and wellness for different eras will be well served by this set." - Booklist more...

  • Managing Vulnerabilityby Tim Dartington

    Karnac Books 2010; US$ 27.95

    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 P. 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$ 126.00

    Humans are being that not only lead their lives but also experience them. Why? This volume examines this question from the perspective of multiple disciplines in the natural and social sciences. The contributions investigate the ways in which personal feeling and individual experience are central components in our dealings with our social... more...

  • Medizinische Schreibweisenby Nicolas Pethes; Sandra Richter

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 133.00

    The volume examines the interrelationships between the history of medicine and literature from the 17th until the 19th centuries. The papers in the volume analyse these interrelationships using the styles of medical and literary texts, which show how the dimensions of knowledge and of representation determine each other? for example in the... more...