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- Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 28.99
Peter Piot, founding executive director of the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), recounts his experience as a clinician, scientist, and activist fighting the disease from its earliest manifestation to today. The AIDS pandemic was not only disruptive to the health of millions worldwide but also fractured international relations,... more...
- Elsevier Health Sciences Spain 2015; US$ 39.12
*El presente texto pretende ser un material de utilidad para el estudiante de los primeros años de la licenciatura de Médico Cirujano el cual contiene en un lenguaje sencillo los puntos más sobresalientes y útiles de la Biología Celular e Histología para la práctica diaria del médico general y el especialista *Es un libro escrito por instructores... more...
- Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 29.99
This groundbreaking book weaves together three important themes. It describes major developments in the diagnosis and treatment of heart disease in the twentieth century, explains how the Mayo Clinic evolved from a family practice in Minnesota into one of the world's leading medical centers, and reveals how the invention of new technologies and... more...
- Manchester University Press 2015; US$ 30.00
Drawing on a rich array of source materials including previously unseen, fascinating (and often quite moving) oral histories, archival and news media sources, 'Curing queers' examines the plight of men who were institutionalised in British mental hospitals to receive 'treatment' for homosexuality and transvestism, and the perceptions... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2015; US$ 42.64
Biographische InformationenDr. Etienne Lepicard is a researcher at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Prof. Dr. Volker Roelcke is director of the Institute for the History of Medicine, Giessen University. Dr. Sascha Topp works at the Institute for the history of medicine, University of Giessen. ReiheFormen der Erinnerung - Band 059 more...
- Medizinisch Wissenschaftliche Verlagsgesellschaft 2015; US$ 31.98
Der erste Band der neuen Wiener Schriftenreihe zur Transkulturellen Psychiatrie setzt sich mit der komplexen Interaktion von Krankheit und Kultur auseinander, dem zentralen Forschungsfeld der kulturvergleichenden Psychiatrie. Sie untersucht den Einfluss von Kultur und Gesellschaft auf die Existenz und Häufigkeit, den Verlauf und die Ausprägung psychischer... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 25.00
Women have traditionally been expected to tend the sick as part of their domestic duties; yet throughout history they have faced an uphill struggle to be accepted as healers outside the household. In this provocative anthology, twelve essays by historians and literary scholars explore the work of women as healers and physicians. The essays range... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00
Progressive nineteenth-century Americans believed firmly that human perfection could be achieved with the aid of modern science. To many, the science of that turbulent age appeared to offer bright new answers to life's age-old questions. Such a climate, not surprisingly, fostered the growth of what we now view as "pseudo-sciences" -- disciplines delicately... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 45.00
The public health movement in the South began in the wake of a yellow fever epidemic that devastated the lower Mississippi Valley in 1878--a disaster that caused 20,000 deaths and financial losses of nearly $200 million. The full scale of the epidemic and the tentative, troubled southern response to it are for the first time fully examined by John... more...