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  • Nursing History Review, 8 (2000)by Joan E. Lynaugh

    Springer Publishing Company 2000; 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...

  • Practical Materia Medica of the Medieval Eastern Mediterranean According to the Cairo Genizahby Zohar Amar; Efraim Lev

    BRILL 2007; US$ 247.00

    The authors provide a new insight to the practice of medical care in the medieval world. They examine the medicinal prescriptions and references to materia medica of the Cairo Genizah by combining the approaches of ethnobotany and history of medicine. more...

  • The Hippocratic Treatise On Glandsby Elizabeth Craik

    BRILL 2009; US$ 121.00

    This is a new edition, with translation, introduction and commentary, of the Hippocratic treatise On Glands. Through a close analysis of both content and expression, the text is interpreted and situated in the wider context of ancient medical writing. more...

  • Verzamelaars van vormby Luuc Kooijmans; Annet Mooij; Laurens de Rooy; Roelof-Jan Oostra

    Amsterdam University Press 2009; US$ 42.25

    In zijn soort was Museum Vrolikianum de laatste grote privé-verzameling die in Nederland werd opgebouwd. De Vrolik-collectie, sinds begin jaren tachtig ondergebracht bij het AMC, vormt daarmee een ware tijdcapsule van vlak vóór de grote medische en wetenschappelijke veranderingen die de nieuwe tijd zou brengen ? niet in de laatste plaats met de lancering... 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...

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

    Oxford University Press, USA 2009; US$ 11.99

    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...

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

    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...

  • 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...

  • Health in the European Unionby P. Mladovsky

    World Health Organization 2010; US$ 50.00

    Good health is a fundamental resource for social and economic prosperity and Europe has seen improvements over the past few decades in both health status and living and working conditions. But this study investigates differences in health status within and between European countries and examines some of the challenges faced by those seeking a healthier... 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...