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  • Professor Hein J.J. Wellens: 33 Years of Cardiology and Arrhythmologyby

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 191.00

    The first invasive evaluation of cardiac arrhythmias in humans was performed in 1967 in Paris (Prof. P. Coumel) and Amsterdam (Prof. D. Durrer). This was the start of a rapid increase in our knowledge of the diagnosis, mechanism and treatment of cardiac arrhythmias. In that same year Prof. Hein J.J. Wellens became cardiologist in the Wilhelmina... more...

  • Medical Wisdom and Doctoringby

    Springer New York 2010; US$ 49.99

    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...

  • 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...

  • Medicine Across Culturesby

    Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 259.00

    Medicine Across Cultures: The History and Practice of Medicine in Non-Western Cultures consists of 19 essays dealing with the medical knowledge and beliefs of cultures outside of the United States and Europe. In addition to articles surveying Islamic, Chinese, Native American, Aboriginal Australian, Indian, Egyptian, and Tibetan medicine, the book... more...

  • The History of the World Federation of Neurologyby Johan A. Aarli

    Oxford University Press, USA 2014; US$ 74.99

    Since its founding in 1957, the World Federation of Neurology (WFN) has been deeply integrated in the development of international collaboration in the field of neurology, and has played a key part in asserting with dissemination of information and the need to learn from each other, independent of political systems, but with a basis in the development... more...

  • Suffering in the Land of Sunshineby Emily Abel

    Rutgers University Press 2006; US$ 24.95

    The history of medicine is much more than the story of doctors, nurses, and hospitals. Seeking to understand the patient's perspective, historians scour the archives, searching for rare personal accounts. Bringing together a trove of more than 400 family letters by Charles Dwight Willard, Suffering in the Land of Sunshine provides a unique window... more...

  • Tuberculosis and the Politics of Exclusionby Emily K. Abel

    Rutgers University Press 2007; US$ 17.00

    Though notorious for its polluted air today, the city of Los Angeles once touted itself as a health resort. After the arrival of the transcontinental railroad in 1876, publicists launched a campaign to portray the city as the promised land, circulating countless stories of miraculous cures for the sick and debilitated. As more and more migrants poured... more...