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- Auckland University Press 2014; US$ 31.99
In this major history, Linda Bryder traces the annals of National Women?s Hospital over half a century in order to tell a wider story of reproductive health. She uses the varying perspectives of doctors, nurses, midwives, consumer groups, and patients to show how together their dialog shaped the nature of motherhood and women?s health in 20th-century... more...
- Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 2014; US$ 39.94
Ludwik Hirszfeld (1884-1954), one of the most prominent serologists of the twentieth century, discovered the inheritance and established the nomenclature of blood groups and opened the field of human population genetics. He also carried out groundbreaking research in the genetics of disease and immunology. Following World War II, he founded Poland's... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 62.95
Third edition of an invaluable text examining how nursing has developed from its beginnings to the present day. Fully updated with ten new chapters, contributions take into account the challenges facing nurses today. more...
Die Contergankatastrophe - Eine Bilanz nach 40 Jahren (Deutsches Orthopädisches Geschichts- und Forschungsmuseum (Jahrbuch)) (Dutch Edition)Springer 2006; US$ 69.99
Mit der Einführung des Beruhigungsmittels Thalidomid (Contergan) im Jahre 1957 nahm die folgenschwerste Arzneimittelkatastrophe des 20. Jahrhunderts ihren Lauf. In Deutschland wurden ungefähr 5.000 Kinder mit Conterganschäden geboren. Das 6. Jahrbuch des Deutschen Orthopädischen Geschichts- und Forschungsmuseums ist der Geschichte und den Folgen der... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2008; US$ 14.00
Covered here in engaging detail are the birth of anatomy and the practice of dissections; the transformation of surgery from a gruesome art to a sophisticated medical specialty; a short history of infectious diseases; the evolution of the diagnostic process; advances in obstetrics and anesthesia; and modern psychiatric therapies and the challenges... more...
- Pharmaceutical Press 2007; US$ 55.00
Popular Medicines: An illustrated history contains fascinating histories of well-known medicines. Historical details of 21 popular branded medicines are provided, some of which date back to the earliest proprietary medicines in the sixteenth century. Each pictorial history includes biographical details of the inventor, the origins of the medicine and... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2006; US$ 79.00
Designated a Doody's Core Title!. Winner of an AJN Book of the Year Award!. "The excerpts taken from original writings and events provide readers with a sneak peak into a forgotten world.... This book is a must for anyone in the nursing profession. Essential. All levels. "-- Choice. With contributions from some of the most renowned nursing... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2000; US$ 90.00
"Long neglected, the history of nursing has recently become the focus of a considerable amount of attention. Over the past decade, developments in the history of medicine, the history of women - particularly of women's work - and nursing itself have resulted in a new recognition of the importance of the subject. As the official journal of... more...