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- Rutgers University Press 2011; US$ 45.95
Published in 2008, the first volume of Public Health focused on issues from the dawn of western civilization through the Progressive era. Volume 2 defines the public health challenges of the twentieth century--this important reference covers not only how the discipline addressed the problems of disease, but how it responded to economic, environmental,... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2008; US$ 40.00
Public health as a discipline grew out of traditional Western medicine but expanded to include interests in social policy, hygiene, epidemiology, infectious disease, sanitation, and health education. This book, the first of a two-volume set, is a collection of important and representative historical texts that serve to trace and to illuminate the development... more...
- Profile Books 2010; US$ 11.98
Today we find ourselves in possession of stupendous know-how, which we willingly place in the hands of the most highly skilled people. But avoidable failures are common, and the reason is simple: the volume and complexity of our knowledge has exceeded our ability to consistently deliver it - correctly, safely or efficiently. In this groundbreaking... more...
- Crown/Archetype 2010; US$ 16.00
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Entertainment Weekly #1 Nonfiction Book of the Year New Yorker Reviewers? Favorite American Library Association Notable Book People Top Ten Book of the Year Washington Post Book World Top Ten Book of the Year Salon.com Best Book of the Year USA Today Ten Books We Loved Reading O, The Oprah Magazine ... more...
- Elsevier Health Sciences Spain 2015; US$ 57.10
* La nueva edición de la obra continua con la filosofía habitual, ya que se trata de un texto profusamente ilustrado ( en 448 páginas se contabilizan cerca de 900 imágenes) en el que se presentan los conceptos básicos y fundamentales que el estudiante debe adquirir en el que se incluye correlación clínica y casos de estudio en donde se relaciona... more...
- Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 23.99
When a waiting world learned on April 12, 1955, that Jonas Salk had successfully created a vaccine to prevent poliomyelitis, he became a hero overnight. Born in a New York tenement, humble in manner, Salk had all the makings of a twentieth-century icon-a knight in a white coat. In the wake of his achievement, he received a staggering number of awards... more...
- Berghahn Books 2015; US$ 80.00
"The author...explains venereal diseases in the former German Imperial colonies in Africa, the Pacific, and Kiautschou/China as an epidemiological, but most of all, cultural and social phenomenon....A detailed study on venereal diseases and their political, social, cultural, and of course medical impact was missing so far. Walther adds it to colonial... more...
- Royal Society of Medicine Press 2007; US$ 69.00
This unique title gives a detailed and fascinating account of the history surrounding the development of the London Clinic. Established in 1932 by a group of Harley Street doctors, the London Clinic was originally set up to provide inpatient facilities and accommodate a need of pathology, nursing care, physiotherapy and invasive procedures for Harley... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 24.95
Today, one out of every three Americans uses some form of alternative medicine, either along with their conventional (?standard,? ?traditional?) medications or in place of them. One of the most controversial?as well as one of the most popular?alternatives is homeopathy, a wholly Western invention brought to America from Germany in 1827, nearly forty... more...