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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...