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

    Edinburgh University Press 2011; US$ 34.99

    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; Not Available

    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... 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$ 36.00

    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...

  • To See with a Better Eye: A Life of R. T. H. Laennecby Jacalyn Duffin

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 75.50

    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 Perspective: Medical Practice, Knowledge, and Identity in America, 1820-1885by John Harley Warner

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 61.50

    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...

  • 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$ 43.95

    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...