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- Elsevier Health Sciences Spain 2015; US$ 39.12
*El presente texto pretende ser un material de utilidad para el estudiante de los primeros años de la licenciatura de Médico Cirujano el cual contiene en un lenguaje sencillo los puntos más sobresalientes y útiles de la Biología Celular e Histología para la práctica diaria del médico general y el especialista *Es un libro escrito por instructores... more...
- Manchester University Press 2015; US$ 30.00
Drawing on a rich array of source materials including previously unseen, fascinating (and often quite moving) oral histories, archival and news media sources, 'Curing queers' examines the plight of men who were institutionalised in British mental hospitals to receive 'treatment' for homosexuality and transvestism, and the perceptions... more...
- Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 23.99
When a waiting world learned on April 12, 1955, that Jonas Salk had successfully created a vaccine to prevent poliomyelitis, he became a hero overnight. Born in a New York tenement, humble in manner, Salk had all the makings of a twentieth-century icon-a knight in a white coat. In the wake of his achievement, he received a staggering number of awards... more...
- Elsevier Health Sciences Spain 2015; US$ 57.10
* La nueva edición de la obra continua con la filosofía habitual, ya que se trata de un texto profusamente ilustrado ( en 448 páginas se contabilizan cerca de 900 imágenes) en el que se presentan los conceptos básicos y fundamentales que el estudiante debe adquirir en el que se incluye correlación clínica y casos de estudio en donde se relaciona... more...
- Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 52.99
Many would be surprised to learn that the preferred method of birth control in the United States today is actually surgical sterilization. This book takes an historical look at the sterilization movement in post-World War II America, a revolution in modern contraceptive behavior. Focusing on leaders of the sterilization movement from the 1930's... more...
- Oxford University Press 2007; US$ 17.99
For many doctors, their role as powerful healer precludes thoughts of ever getting sick themselves. When they do, it initiates a profound shift of awareness-- not only in their sense of their selves, which is invariably bound up with the invincible doctor role, but in the way that they view their patients and the doctor-patient relationship. While... more...
- Oxford University Press 2007; US$ 40.99
In the late 1980s, a promising new treatment for breast cancer emerged: high-dose chemotherapy with autologous bone marrow transplantation or HDC/ABMT. By the 1990s, it had burst upon the oncology scene and disseminated rapidly before having been carefully evaluated. By the time published studies showed that the procedure was ineffective, more than... more...
- Manchester University Press 2015; US$ 109.99
Healing with water provides a medical and social history of English spas and hydropathic centres from 1840 to 1960. It investigates health practices and healing cultures at specialist inland resorts showing that water was used in varied therapeutic approaches by both orthodox and unorthodox practitioners. It explores ideas about water's healing... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2016; US$ 26.99
Twenty years ago, the most common cause of death for medical humanitarians and other aid workers was traffic accidents; today, it is violent attacks. And the death of each doctor, nurse, paramedic, midwife, and vaccinator is multiplied untold times in the vulnerable populations deprived of their care. In a 2005 report, the ICRC found that for... more...