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  • Air Instrument Surgeryby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 99.00

    The use of the compressed air-driven turbine for the activation of surgical burs and saws as developed by Dr. Robert M. Hall has been a boon for the plastic, max­ illofacial, and oral surgeon. The development of air instrument surgery coincided with the opening of new vistas in surgery in the area of craniofacial surgery. Cranio­ facial osteotomies... more...

  • Ein Leben für die Handchirurgieby

    Steinkopff 2007; US$ 59.99

    Der Autor, selbst bedeutender Handchirurg und Wegbereiter der Handchirurgie in Deutschland, konnte aufgrund seiner zahlreichen Kontakte und freundschaftlichen Verbindungen diese außergewöhnlichen Biographien für dieses Buch erstellen. Es ist ihm gelungen, auch jeweils Portraitfotos zu bekommen, die in diesem Band mit aufgenommen wurden.... more...

  • Medical Wisdom and Doctoringby

    Springer New York 2010; US$ 39.99

    This book draws from current clinical literature, medical history, and personal anecdotes to offer important lessons to all types of physicians at any stage of their career. It is full of both practical advice and inspirational guidance. more...

  • The Institution of Science and the Science of Institutionsby

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 129.00

    The present anthology, edited by Marcel Herbst, is partially based on a conference, held in 2009, to reflect on the legacy of Ben-David, and contains a selection of substantially revised papers, plus four contributions specifically written for this volume. The book focuses on three major lines of Ben-David?s research, namely ?Center and Periphery?... more...

  • Das Bild des Arztes im 21. Jahrhundertby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2009; US$ 79.99

    Das Bild ärztlicher Tätigkeit unterliegt einem steten Wandel. Der Arzt von heute wird zunehmend mit neuen nicht originär-medizinischen Anforderungen konfrontiert. Dies wirft die Frage nach der Identität der ärztlichen Profession in der Moderne auf: Wandelt sich das Bild des Arztes am Ende vom antiken ?Heiler" zu einem ?Gesundheitsmanager"? Der Band... more...

  • Integrating History and Philosophy of Scienceby

    Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 159.00

    Offering a variety of perspectives, this volume combines general reflections on the current state of history and philosophy of science with studies of the relationships between the two disciplines in specific historical and scientific cases. more...

  • An Epidemiological Odysseyby

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 139.00

    Epidemiology has come a long way since diseases were thought to be caused by ?pestilential vapours?. This fascinating history traces the evolution of epidemiology, with an emphasis on developments since World War II, and makes the case for continued vigilance. more...

  • The Discourse of Sensibilityby

    Springer International Publishing 2013; US$ 129.00

    This volume reconstructs the body of sensibility and the discourse which constructed it. The discourse of sensibility was deployed very widely throughout the mid- to late-eighteenth century, particularly in France and Britain. To inquire into the body of sensibility is then necessarily to enter into an interdisciplinary space and so to invite the... more...

  • Anti-Agingby

    Steinkopff 2006; US$ 9.95

    Von der Antike bis in die Moderne. Altenheilkunde bis hin zur modernen Praxis der Anti-Aging-Medizin: "Bei voller Gesundheit sah ich meine Urenkel in vierter Generation, und so genoss ich zur Genüge mein hohes Alter" (Spätbabylonische Keilinschrift) more...

  • Dawn and Evolution of Cardiac Proceduresby

    Springer Milan 2012; US$ 189.00

    This book traces the history of cardiac surgery, interventional cardiology, and cardiac anesthesia, and reviews such advances as minimally invasive and robotic surgery. It also revisits forgotten concepts that might be updated to offer beneficial results. more...