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  • Academic General Practice in the UK Medical Schools, 1948-2000by John Howie; Michael Whitfield

    Edinburgh University Press 2011; US$ 32.00

    The first collective record of the evolution of general medical practice as an academic discipline over half a century. This anthology captures the stories of the early struggles to set up university departments between visionary supporters and traditionalist blockers as well as the steadily increasing successes aided by a dedicated funding system.... more...

  • Broadcasting Birth Controlby Manon Parry

    Rutgers University Press 2013; US$ 24.95

    Traditionally, the history of the birth control movement has been told through the accounts of the leaders, organizations, and legislation that shaped the campaign. Historians have recently begun examining the cultural work of printed media, including newspapers, magazines, and novels in fostering support for the cause. This book builds upon this... 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...

  • History of Medicine: All That Mattersby Tim Hall

    Hodder & Stoughton 2014; US$ 6.99

    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...

  • 300 Jahre Charité - im Spiegel ihrer Instituteby Karl Max Einhäupl

    Walter de Gruyter, Inc. 2010; US$ 84.00

    Im Berliner Wissenschaftsjahr 2010 wird die Charité, das größte Universitätsklinikum Europas, ihr 300-jähriges Jubiläum feiern. Zu diesem Anlass entstand der vorliegende Band „Charité 300 - Geschichte, Gegenwart, Horizonte". Es zeigt, wie aus dem 1710 als Pesthaus vor den Toren Berlins gegründeten Krankenhaus... 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...

  • Junqueira's Basic Histology: Text and Atlas, Thirteenth Editionby Anthony Mescher

    McGraw-Hill Education 2013; US$ 72.00

    The histology text the medical field turns to first -- authoritative, concise, beautifully illustrated, and completely up-to-date More than 600 full-color illustrations For more than three decades, Junquiera's Basic Histology has been unmatched in its ability to explain the relationship between cell and tissue structure with their function... more...

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

    McGraw-Hill Education 2014; US$ 35.00

    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... more...

  • Health under Fire: Medical Care during America's Warsby James Arnold

    ABC-CLIO 2014; US$ 89.00

    This historical reference highlights the people, diseases, and innovations that have impacted the health of soldiers and civilians during wartime, focusing on U.S. conflicts from early colonial skirmishes to the current War on Terror. more...

  • Briefnetz Leopoldinaby Thomas Schnalke; Marion Mücke

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 182.00

    On the one hand this book presents unique source material about the history of the Academy Leopoldina and on the other it serves to extend our knowledge in the fields of medicine and history of science. The reader is given an insight into the way the sciences at the time were organized and the book poses the question whether scientific communication... more...