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- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 35.00
This first comprehensive study of the medical histories of America's First Ladies--from Martha Washington to Michelle Obama--discusses their illnesses, their treatments and their physicians in the context of their times. As the categories of illness afflicting Americans have changed through history so have the kinds of maladies affecting the First... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 124.95
This book brings together experts from around the world to explore how sanitation affected our ancestors. By its end, readers will realise that toilets were in use in ancient Mesopotamia even before the invention of writing, and that flushing toilets with anatomic seats were a technology of ancient Greece at the time of the minotaur myth. While past... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 124.95
Taking the Vesalian anatomical revolution as its point of departure, this volume charts the apparent rise and fall of anatomy studies within universities in sixteenth-century Spain, focusing particularly on primary sources from 1550 to 1600. In doing so, it both clarifies the Spanish contribution to the field of anatomy and disentangles the distorted... more...
- Elsevier Health Sciences Spain 2015; US$ 57.10
* La nueva edición de la obra continua con la filosofía habitual, ya que se trata de un texto profusamente ilustrado ( en 448 páginas se contabilizan cerca de 900 imágenes) en el que se presentan los conceptos básicos y fundamentales que el estudiante debe adquirir en el que se incluye correlación clínica y casos de estudio en donde se relaciona... more...
- Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 23.99
When a waiting world learned on April 12, 1955, that Jonas Salk had successfully created a vaccine to prevent poliomyelitis, he became a hero overnight. Born in a New York tenement, humble in manner, Salk had all the makings of a twentieth-century icon-a knight in a white coat. In the wake of his achievement, he received a staggering number of awards... more...
- Berghahn Books 2015; US$ 80.00
In responding to the perceived threat posed by venereal diseases in Germany's colonies, doctors took a biopolitical approach that employed medical and bourgeois discourses of modernization, health, productivity, and morality. Their goal was to change the behavior of targeted groups, or at least to isolate infected individuals from the healthy population.... more...
- 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...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 235.00
This wide-reaching handbook offers a new perspective on the sociology of health, illness and medicine by stressing the importance of social theory. Examining a range of classic and contemporary female and male theorists from across the globe, it explores various issues including chronic illness, counselling and the rising problems of obesity. 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...