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  • A Classified Bibliography of the History of Dutch Medicine 1900?1974by G.A. Lindeboom

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 99.00

    I. In some periods of the past Netherlands medicine has played a major role in the evolution of European medicine; today its history still enjoys much in­ terest even at the other side of the Ocean. In this bibliography it has been my endeavour to compile references for all that has been written on the history of Dutch medicine in our country and elsewhere... more...

  • Hot Flushes, Cold Scienceby Louise Foxcroft

    Granta Publications 2011; US$ 13.90

    For over two thousand years, attitudes to the menopause have created dread, shame and confusion. This meticulously researched and always entertaining book traces the history of 'the change of life' from its appearance in classical texts, via the medical literature of the eighteenth century, to up-to-the-minute contemporary clinical approaches. Its... more...

  • A MEDICAL GREEK AND LATIN WORKBOOKby James A. McCulloch

    Charles C Thomas 1984; US$ 43.95

    In an age when the study of the classical languages has been deemphasized, a reference source of common prefixes, suffixes, and roots is of definite value to the student of science. The present volume, in addition to providing a source of these word elements, incorporates the very important aspect of practice in their use. A Medical Greek and Latin... more...

  • The Teaching Hospital: Brigham and Women's Hospital and the Evolution of Academic Medicineby Peter Tishler; Christine Wenc; Joseph Loscalzo

    McGraw-Hill Education 2013; US$ 37.00 US$ 34.69

    CELEBRATING THE HISTORY OF AMERICA'S LANDMARK INSTITUTION The fascinating true story of Brigham and Women's Hospital Founded in 1913, the Peter Bent Brigham Hospital was the first medical institution since John Hopkins to foster clinical clerkships of medical students in the environment of a modern residency program. Forging a partnership with... more...

  • To See with a Better Eyeby Jacalyn Duffin

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 83.50 US$ 66.80

    René Théophile Hyacinthe Laennec (1781-1826) is best known for his invention of the stethoscope, one of medicine's most powerful symbols. Histories, novels, and films have cloaked his life in hagiography and legend. Jacalyn Duffin's fascinating new biography relies on a vastly expanded foundation of primary source material, including thousands of... more...

  • The Therapeutic Perspectiveby John Harley Warner

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 68.00 US$ 54.40

    This new paperback edition makes available John Harley Warner's highly influential, revisionary history of nineteenth-century American medicine. Deftly integrating social and intellectual perspectives, Warner explores a crucial shift in medical history, when physicians no longer took for granted such established therapies as bloodletting, alcohol,... more...

  • The Medical Lives of History’s Famous Peopleby William Maloney

    Bentham Science Publishers 2014; US$ 39.00

    The Medical Lives of History`s Famous People highlights the effects of various diseases on the public lives of famous individuals in history. The contents of this book include chapters on the historical facts concerning Babe Ruth`s heroic battle with nasopharyngeal carcinoma, the oral cancer affecting Sigmund Freud, Celiac disease (the cause of president... more...

  • Histologia Essencialby Leslie P. Gartner; James l. Hiatt

    Elsevier Health Sciences Brazil 2012; US$ 30.87

    Este livro sucinto, atual e ricamente ilustrado engloba tanto os conceitos da biologia celular e molecular quanto os da morfologia clássica para apresentar a histologia a partir de uma perspectiva funcional. PRINCIPAIS DIFERENCIAIS DESTA EDIÇÃO Foco ampliado nas informações sobre biologia celular e molecular. Mais fotomicrografias e micrografias... more...

  • Madrid, Museo de la Medicinaby Fernando López-Ríos Fernández

    Elsevier Health Sciences Spain 2011; US$ 57.02

    El objetivo de los autores de esta original obra es que sea una guía de la historia médica de la ciudad de Madrid, que sirva tanto a los médicos como a lectores ajenos a esta profesión, a través de un magnífico trabajo de investigación y documentación, apoyado en una iconografía de gran calidad, recopilada por los propios autores. El libro se ha... more...

  • Histologyby Barry Mitchell; Sandra Peel

    Elsevier Health Sciences UK 2009; US$ 38.99

    This volume in the Illustrated Colour Text series brings together high quality illustrations and a concise text focussed on essential features and is ideal for modern, medical undergraduate curricula where basic sciences emphasise the principle points of relevance to the students. Volume in Illustrated Colour Text series. Same first author as Embryology... more...