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  • Histories of Suicideby John Weaver; David Wright

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2008; US$ 33.95

    This interdisciplinary collection of essays assembles historians, health economists, anthropologists, and sociologists, who examine the history of suicide from a variety of approaches to provide crucial insight into how suicide differs across nations, cultures, and time periods. more...

  • Who cared for the carers?by Debbie Palmer

    Manchester University Press 2015; US$ 105.00 US$ 90.30

    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...

  • The Sterilization Movement and Global Fertility in the Twentieth Centuryby Ian R. Dowbiggin

    Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 54.99 US$ 47.29

    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 through... more...

  • False Hopeby Richard A. Rettig; Peter D. Jacobson; Cynthia M. M.D. Farquhar; Wade M. M.D. Aubry

    Oxford University Press 2007; US$ 43.99 US$ 37.83

    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...

  • Histologia Essencialby Leslie P. Gartner; James l. Hiatt

    Elsevier Health Sciences Brazil 2012; US$ 29.24

    Este livro sucinto, atual e ricamente ilustrado engloba tanto os conceitos da biologia celular e molecular quanto os da morfologia clássica para apresentar a histologia a partir de uma perspectiva funcional. PRINCIPAIS DIFERENCIAIS DESTA EDIÇÃO Foco ampliado nas informações sobre biologia celular e molecular. Mais fotomicrografias e micrografias... more...

  • Histología médico-práctica + StudentConsult en españolby Herminia Alicia Brusco; Juan José López Costa; César Fabián Loidl

    Elsevier Health Sciences Spain 2014; US$ 44.48

    Magnífica obra en el campo de la Histología de la mano de los prestigiosos docentes Herminia Alicia Brusco, Juan José López- Costa y César Fabían Loidl, todos ellos con una amplia experiencia y reputación en la Facultad de Medicina de Buenos Aires en Argentina . Se presenta un libro conciso en el que se hace especial énfasis en las características... more...

  • Nursing and Social Changeby Monica F. Baly

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 62.95

    Nursing and Social Change is essential reading for nurses who wish to understand how their profession had developed from its earliest beginnings to the present day. Now in its third edition the book has been completely revised to take into account the challenges facing nurses. Ten new chapters include contributions from senior members of the nursing... 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...

  • Die Contergankatastrophe - Eine Bilanz nach 40 Jahrenby L. Zichner; M.A. Rauschmann; K.-D. Thomann

    Steinkopff 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... more...

  • A Short History of Medicineby F. GonzÁLez-Crussi

    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...