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  • Against the Spirit of Systemby John Harley Warner

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 75.50

    In this wide-ranging exploration of American medical culture, John Harley Warner offers the first in-depth study of a powerful intellectual and social influence: the radical empiricism of the Paris Clinical School. After the French Revolution, Paris emerged as the most vibrant center of Western medicine, bringing fundamental changes in understanding... more...

  • Medical Thinkingby Lester Snow King

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 54.00

    Lester S. King, M.D., focuses on those aspects of medicine that remain constant through the centuries--the problems that doctors always face and the critical judgment needed to solve them. According to Dr. King, modern technological advances are really new ways of answering old questions, while the basic modes of medical thinking have not changed.... more...

  • The Role of Medicineby Thomas McKeown

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 35.95

    In analyzing the factors that have improved health and enhanced longevity during the last three centuries, Thomas McKeown contends that nutritional, environmental, and behavioral changes have been and will be more important than specific medical measures, especially clinical or curative" measures. Originally published in 1980. The Princeton Legacy... more...

  • The Hippocratic Treatise on Glandsby Elizabeth M. Craik

    BRILL 2009; US$ 121.00

    Offers a translation, introduction and commentary, of the "Hippocratic Treatise On Glands". Through an analysis of both content and expression, this title interprets and situates in the context of ancient medical writing. more...

  • Bodysnatchers to Livesaversby Tara Womersley; Dorothy Crawford

    Luath Press Ltd 2014;

    This book provides an illustrated history of medicine in Edinburgh in an accessible style for the general reader. Centered on the 280 year history of Edinburgh Medical School, the book showcases famous Edinburgh medical alumni through the ages including Robert Knox and others like Charles Darwin and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle who studied medicine in Edinburgh... more...

  • Mennesketby Peter K.A. Jensen

    Aarhus University Press 2006; US$ 19.88

    Modellen har siden haft en kolossal indvirkning på videnskaben og samfundet.Indlejret i molekylets yndefulde kurver lå nøglen til en helt ny videnskab, molekylærbiologien, der over de efterfølgende 50 år har givet os en forbløffende indsigt i vores arts biologi. Ligeså betydningsfuld har indvirkningen været på lægevidenskaben, fødevareproduktionen... more...

  • Transformationen pflegerischen Handelnsby Susanne Kreutzer

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2010; US$ 44.76

    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...

  • Nursing and Social Changeby Monica F. Baly

    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...

  • Galen: On the Properties of Foodstuffsby Galen; Owen Powell; John Wilkins

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 46.00

    Full translation together with detailed introduction, commentary and discussion of terminology. more...

  • Holism and Complementary Medicineby Vincent Di Stefano

    Allen & Unwin 2006; US$ 40.90

    A systematic introduction to the principles of holism which underly all complementary and natural therapies, and an account of its place in the history of medicine. more...