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  • The Business of Private Medical Practiceby James A. Schafer

    Rutgers University Press 2013; US$ 32.95

    Health care is more expensive in the United States than in other wealthy nations, and access varies significantly across space and social classes. In this case study, James A. Schafer Jr. uses the city of Philadelphia in the early twentieth-century to show that these problems reflect the informal organization of health care in a free market system... more...

  • Charitable Knowledgeby Susan C. Lawrence

    Cambridge University Press 1996; US$ 72.00

    Charitable Knowledge explores the formation of the teaching hospital in eighteenth-century London. more...

  • Charles-Edouard Brown-Séquardby Louis-Cyril Celestin

    Springer International Publishing 2013; US$ 139.00

    In a penetrating new biography of the Mauritian-born neurologist whose discoveries changed the scientific landscape, the author unravels the torment suffered by a genius driven by the unceasing conflict between his personal and professional identities. more...

  • A Classified Bibliography of the History of Dutch Medicine 1900?1974by G.A. Lindeboom; A.A.G. Ham

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 129.00

    I. In some periods of the past Netherlands medicine has played a major role in the evolution of European medicine; today its history still enjoys much in­ terest even at the other side of the Ocean. In this bibliography it has been my endeavour to compile references for all that has been written on the history of Dutch medicine in our country and elsewhere... more...

  • The Clock and the Mirrorby Nancy G. Siraisi

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 47.00

    Girolamo Cardano (1501-1576), renowned as a mathematician, encyclopedist, astrologer, and autobiographer, was by profession a medical practitioner. His copious writings on medicine reflect both the complexity and diversity of the Renaissance medical world and the breadth of his own interests. In this book, Nancy Siraisi draws on selected themes in... more...

  • Companion Encyclopedia of the History of Medicineby W. F. Bynum; Roy Porter

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 175.00

    This is a comprehensive reference work which surveys all aspects of the history of medicine, both clinical and social, and reflects the complementary approaches to the discipline. The editors have assembled an international team of scholars to provide detailed and informative factual surveys with contemporary interpretations and historiographical debate.... more...

  • Countyby David A. Ansell; Quentin Young

    Chicago Review Press 2012; US$ 17.99

    The amazing tale of “County? is the story of one of America?s oldest and most unusual urban hospitals. From its inception as a “poor house? dispensing free medical care to indigents, Chicago?s Cook County Hospital has been renowned as a teaching hospital and the healthcare provider of last resort for the city?s uninsured. Ansell covers more than thirty... more...

  • Curative Powersby Paula Michaels

    University of Pittsburgh Press 2003; US$ 28.95

    Finalist, PEN Center USA Literary Awards, Research Nonfiction Rich in oil and strategically located between Russia and China, Kazakhstan is one of the most economically and geopolitically important of the so-called Newly Independent States that emerged after the USSR's collapse. Yet little is known in the West about the region's turbulent history... more...

  • Das Panaritiumby Max Saegesser

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 54.99

    Dieser Buchtitel ist Teil des Digitalisierungsprojekts Springer Book Archives mit Publikationen, die seit den Anfängen des Verlags von 1842 erschienen sind. Der Verlag stellt mit diesem Archiv Quellen für die historische wie auch die disziplingeschichtliche Forschung zur Verfügung, die jeweils im historischen Kontext betrachtet werden müssen. Dieser... more...

  • Dellmann's Textbook of Veterinary Histologyby Jo Ann Eurell; Brian L. Frappier

    Wiley 2013; US$ 106.99

    The leading veterinary histology text returns with a fully updated sixth edition. Written in a concise, easy-to-understand that's a pleasure to read, this new edition continues the student-friendly tradition originated by Dr. Dellman, presenting the basics of histology including cytology and microscopic anatomy. The Sixth Edition focuses on the most... more...