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- Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 2015; US$ 38.99
Most people today celebrate vaccination as a great achievement, yet many nineteenth-century Americans opposed it, so much in fact that states had to make vaccination compulsory. In response, antivaccination societies formed all over the United States, lobbying state legislatures and bringing lawsuits to abolish these laws. One such lawsuit ultimately... more...
- 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...
- 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-sičcle 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...
- Centaurus Verlag & Media 2016; US$ 21.24
- 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...
- Steinkopff 2006; US$ 44.63
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...
- Random House Publishing Group 2008; US$ 14.00
In this lively, learned, and wholly engrossing volume, F. González-Crussi presents a brief yet authoritative five-hundred-year history of the science, the philosophy, and the controversies of modern medicine. While this illuminating work mainly explores Western medicine over the past five centuries, González-Crussi also describes how modern medicine?s... more...
- Pharmaceutical Press 2007; US$ 32.50
Popular Medicines: An illustrated history contains fascinating histories of well-known medicines. Historical details of 21 popular branded medicines are provided, some of which date back to the earliest proprietary medicines in the sixteenth century. Each pictorial history includes biographical details of the inventor, the origins of the medicine and... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2006; US$ 99.99
Designated a Doody's Core Title! Winner of an AJN Book of the Year Award! "Every nursing student and practicing nurse would benefit from reading this book." Score: 91, 4 stars -- Doody's "The excerpts taken from original writings and events provide readers with a sneak peak into a forgotten world.... This book is a must for anyone in... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2000; US$ 99.99
ěLong 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 ó particularly of womenís work ó and nursing itself have resulted in a new recognition of the importance of the subject. As the official journal of the American... more...