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  • History of Medicine: All That Mattersby Tim Hall

    Hodder & Stoughton 2014; US$ 7.99

    The History of Medicine is an amiable amble through medicine's past, designed as a primer for those taking history of medicine modules as part of their studies and for the wider public seeking a relaxed yet informative read. The approach is to follow medicine's history through the author's neatly designed 'Ages' that offer a meaningful way of grasping... more...

  • Lange Basic Histology Flash Cardsby Anthony Mescher

    McGraw-Hill Education 2011; US$ 51.00

    Flashcards derived from one of the most popular histology texts ever published Market: Medical students (18,750 per year) Features content derived from Junquira?s Basic Histology (0-07-163020-1), the field?s leading text and atlas 300 cards with an image and a question on one side and the answer and commentary on the flip side Helps students... more...

  • In memoriam Wolfgang Jaegerby Friedrich Vogel

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 54.99

    Am 15.10.1995 starb Wolfgang Jaeger im Alter von 77 Jahren. Seine zahlreichen Freunde, Kollegen, Schüler, früheren Mitarbeiter und Patienten erinnern sich an ihn als einen geistig-seelisch ganz ungewöhnlichen reichen Menschen, der fähig und bereit war, von diesem Reichtum an andere abzugeben. So ist bei vielen von uns der Wunsch aufgekommen, einen... more...

  • 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

    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

    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

    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...

  • Transformationen pflegerischen Handelnsby Susanne Kreutzer

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2010; US$ 37.84

    Die aktuellen Umbrüche im Gesundheitswesen haben tiefgreifende Folgen für die Pflegeberufe und die ihnen anvertrauten Menschen. Das Ausmaß, in dem sich der Kern pflegerischen Handelns, die Beziehung zu den Patienten, gegenwärtig verändert, wird jedoch erst in einer historischen Perspektive tatsächlich sichtbar. Die AutorInnen dieses Bandes finden unterschiedliche... more...