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  • The Antivaccine Heresyby Karen L. Walloch

    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...

  • 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...

  • Work Psychiatry and Societyby Waltraud Ernst

    Manchester University Press 2016; US$ 110.00

    This book offers the first systematic critical appraisal of the uses of work and work therapy in psychiatric institutions across the globe, from the late eighteenth to the end of the twentieth century. Contributors explore the daily routine in psychiatric institutions and ask whether work was therapy, part of a regime of punishment or a means of exploiting... more...

  • The making of British bioethicsby Duncan Wilson

    Manchester University Press 2014; US$ 39.99

    The making of British bioethics provides the first in-depth study of how philosophers, lawyers and other 'outsiders' came to play a major role in discussing and helping to regulate issues that used to be left to doctors and scientists. It details how British bioethics emerged thanks to a dynamic interplay between sociopolitical concerns and the aims... more...

  • One hundred years of wartime nursing practices, 1854-1953by Brooks Jane; Hallett Christine

    Manchester University Press 2015; US$ 15.99

    This book examines the work that nurses of many differing nations undertook during the Crimean War, the Boer War, the Spanish Civil War, both World Wars and the Korean War.It makes an excellent and timely contribution to the growing discipline of nursing wartime work. In its exploration of multiple nursing roles during the wars, it considers the responsiveness... 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...