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  • A Plague on All Our Housesby Bruce J. Hillman MD

    University Press of New England 2016; Not Available

    The medical detective story of Dr. Michael Gottlieb?s discovery of AIDS, his struggle with the medical establishment, and the temptations of Hollywood more...

  • The Surgions Mateby John Woodall; Irmgard Müller

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 213.40

    This book reproduces and comments John Woodall?s handbook which was used as standard text for medical treatment at sea in the seventeenth century and was the first instruction for medical service aboard on the whole. In 1612 the East India Company, founded in London 1600 and invested with special royal privileges and authority, appointed John Woodall... more...

  • Genius Belaboredby Theodore G. Obenchain

    University of Alabama Press 2016; US$ 29.95

    In Genius Belabored: Childbed Fever and the Tragic Life of Ignaz Semmelweis , Theodore G. Obenchain traces the life story of a nineteenth-century Hungarian obstetrician who was shunned and marginalized by the medical establishment for advancing a far-sighted but unorthodox solution to the appalling mortality rates that plagued new mothers of the... more...

  • Der Zahnarzt in der Werbungby Gerd Quaty

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 37.75

    Gerd Quaty rekonstruiert die Imagebildung von Zahnärzten in Deutschland von 1950 bis 2000 und zeigt darüber hinaus Tendenzen bis in die Gegenwart auf. Die Entwicklung dieses Images wird anhand von visuellen und textlichen Kommunikationsmitteln in der Werbung aufgezeigt. Der Autor legt dar, welche Elemente zum Profil des ?Gottes in Weiß? gehören und... more...

  • Osby Encyclopædia Universalis

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 4.99

    Seuls constituants du corps des vertébrés qui soient normalement préservés après la mort grâce à leur minéralisation élevée, les tissus du squelette (os, dents, cartilages) ont été longtemps considérés comme formant la charpente inerte de l'organisme. Toute l'évolution de la biologie s'inscrit en... more...

  • The World of Plants in Renaissance Tuscanyby Cristina Bellorini

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    In the sixteenth century medicinal plants, which until then had been the monopoly of apothecaries, became a major topic of investigation in the medical faculties of Italian universities, where they were observed, transplanted, and grown by learned physicians both in the wild and in the newly founded botanical gardens. Tuscany was one of the main European... more...

  • The British National Health Serviceby Sharon Schildein Grimes

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 44.95

    First published in 1991, this book charts the inception of the British National Health Service from 1911 to 1948. It pays specific attention to the struggle of doctors to achieve work control in the medical marketplace during this turbulent time. With particular focus on the medical profession, it discusses key themes such as restrictions to the inception... more...

  • 100 Jahre Dermatologische Klinik Zürichby Michael L. Geiges; Günter Burg; Catherine Frey-Blanc

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2016; US$ 28.31

    1916 wurde die Dermatologische Klinik Zürich gegründet und Bruno Bloch als erster Lehrstuhlinhaber für Dermatologie und Venerologie und Direktor der Klinik nach Zürich berufen. Die direkte Umsetzung von Forschungsresultaten in die klinische Praxis - die translationale, klinisch orientierte  Forschung - zieht sich seit der Klinikgründung wie ein... more...

  • Hurtby Catherine Musemeche MD

    University Press of New England 2016; Not Available

    The heroic story of the invention of trauma care, from battlefield triage to level 1 trauma centers more...

  • Sir Charles Bellby FRCP DSc Michael J. MD Aminoff

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 51.99 US$ 44.71

    Sir Charles Bell (1774-1842), the Scottish anatomist-surgeon, was a true polymath. His original ideas on the nervous system have been likened to those of William Harvey on the circulation of blood, and his privately published pamphlet detailing his ideas about the brain has been called the Magna Carta of neurology. He described the separate functions... more...