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  • Nursing History Review, 9 (2001)by Joan E. Lynaugh; Diane Hamilton

    Springer Publishing Company 2000; US$ 100.00

    "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...

  • Nursing History Review, 10 (2002)by Diane Hamilton; Joan E. Lynaugh

    Springer Publishing Company 2001; 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. Nursing History Review enables those... more...

  • Nursing History Review, 11 (2003)by Patricia D'Antonio; Barbra Wall

    Springer Publishing Company 2002; US$ 90.00

    Nursing History Review , an annual peer-reviewed publication of the American Association for the History of Nursing , is a showcase for the most significant current research on nursing history. Regular sections include scholarly articles, over a dozen book reviews of the best publications on nursing and health care history that have appeared in the... more...

  • Nursing History Review, 14 (2006)by Patricia D'Antonio

    Springer Publishing Company 2005; US$ 105.00

    Nursing History Review , an annual peer-reviewed publication of the American Association for the History of Nursing , is a showcase for the most significant current research on nursing history. Regular sections include scholarly articles, over a dozen book reviews of the best publications on nursing and health care history that have appeared in the... more...

  • Old World and Newby Kate Kelly

    Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 48.00

    The Age of Enlightenment brought about impressive achievements in scientific understanding that pertained to medicine. This work discusses what occurred during this age of 'enlightenment' that affected future developments in medicine. It also features a chronology, a glossary, and an array of historical and other sources for further research. more...

  • Michael Ryan's Writings on Medical Ethicsby Howard A. Brody

    Springer 2009; US$ 209.00

    Michael Ryan (d. 1840) remains one of the most mysterious figures in the history of medical ethics, despite the fact that he was the only British physician during the middle years of the 19th century to write about ethics in a systematic way. Michael Ryan's Writings on Medical Ethics offers both an annotated reprint of his key ethical writings,... more...

  • Medicine Todayby Kate Kelly

    Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 40.00

    Many people take for granted that physicians know what they are doing, but every day scientists must make very difficult decisions. Just because scientists can harvest stem cells, doesn't mean that they should; and while one day nanotechnology might mean a little "nanobot" can be turned into a blood vessel to clean out the arteries, there... more...

  • Geschichte der Berliner Universitäts-Frauenklinikenby Andreas D. Ebert; Matthias David

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 182.00

    This book documents the history of the women's hospital of Berlin University. The focus is on the structures and the individuals whose work had an effect on gynecology throughout Germany and internationally. more...

  • Viruses, Plagues, and Historyby Michael B. A. Oldstone

    Oxford University Press, USA 2009; US$ 16.99

    The story of viruses and humanity is a story of fear and ignorance, of grief and heartbreak, and of great bravery and sacrifice. Michael Oldstone tells all these stories as he illuminates the history of the devastating diseases that have tormented humanity, focusing mostly on the most famous viruses. Oldstone begins with smallpox, polio, and measles.... more...

  • Medicine-by-Postby Wayne Wild

    Editions Rodopi 2006; US$ 84.00

    Medicine-by-Post is an interdisciplinary study that will engage readers both in the history of medicine and the eighteenth-century novel. The correspondence from the large private practices of James Jurin, George Cheyne, and William Cullen opens a unique window on the doctor–patient relationship in England and Scotland from this period. The letters,... more...