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  • The Surgions Mateby John Woodall; Irmgard Müller

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 163.44

    This book reproduces and comments John Woodall’s handbook which was used as standard text for medical treatment at sea in the seventeenth century and was the first instruction for medical service aboard on the whole. In 1612 the East India Company, founded in London 1600 and invested with special royal privileges and authority, appointed John Woodall... more...

  • To Comfort Alwaysby David Clark

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 64.99

    Covers the rise of clinical studies, academic programmes and international collaborations to promote palliative care. It examines the continuing need to provide evidence in support of development and assesses the dilemmas of unequal access to services and pain relieving drugs. more...

  • From Anesthesia to X-Rays: Innovations and Discoveries That Changed Medicine Foreverby Christiane Fabbri

    ABC-CLIO 2016; US$ 58.00

    Medical innovation is an extremely important topic—and one to which relatively little study has been devoted. This volume is designed to introduce readers to the history and development of key advances in the science and practice of medicine. It explores issues in medical history and provides perspective on contemporary scientific research and innovation.... more...

  • Henri de Rothschild, 1872–1947by Harry W. Paul

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Dr Henri de Rothschild was a fifth generation Rothschild and perhaps the most famous of the Paris Rothschilds of the fin-de-siècle period. A 'sleeping partner' of the bank and the non-drinking owner of Mouton-Rothschild, Henri spent much of his life building medical institutions and promoting scientific medicine, including the promotion of Ehrlich's... more...

  • Texto de histología + StudentConsultby Leslie P. Gartner

    Elsevier Health Sciences 2017; US$ 39.53

    Nueva incorporación en nuestro catálogo de Histología de esta trata obra que presenta de forma sucinta, pero muy didáctica, los conceptos propios de la histología desde un enfoque de la biología molecular y celular y aplicando siempre que sea posible la correlación clínica. La obra, muy consolidada en el mercado internacional, pone de... more...

  • 'Curing queers'by Tommy Dickinson

    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 and actions of... more...

  • Who Cared for the Carers?by Debbie Palmer

    Manchester University Press 2015; US$ 105.00

    Compares the histories of psychiatric and voluntary hospital nurses' health from the rise of the professional nurse in 1880 to the advent of the National Health Service in 1948 more...

  • Colonial Caringby Helen Sweet; Sue Hawkins

    Manchester University Press 2015; US$ 104.99

    From the height of colonialism in the mid nineteenth century, through to the aftermath of the Second World War, nurses have been at the heart of colonial projects. They were ideally placed to insinuate the 'improving' culture of their employers into the local communities they served, and travelled in droves to far flung parts of the globe to serve... more...

  • Work Psychiatry and Societyby Waltraud Ernst

    Manchester University Press 2016; US$ 110.00

    Breaks new ground in the history of psychiatry by focusing on the role of work in mental-health institutions. more...