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  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology in Tudor and Stuart England book cover

    Obstetrics and Gynaecology in Tudor and Stuart England

    1st Edition

    By Audrey Eccles

    Originally published in 1982 Obstetrics and Gynaecology in Tudor and Stuart England traces the development of obstetrics and gynaecology over the past two centuries. Between the 16th and 18th century midwifery passed from a female mystery, employing traditional medicines and superstitions, to a…

    eBook – 2018-12-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: History of Medicine

  • Medical Obituaries: American Physicians' Biographical Notices in Selected Medical Journals before 1907 book cover

    Medical Obituaries

    American Physicians' Biographical Notices in Selected Medical Journals before 1907, 1st Edition

    By Lisabeth M. Holloway

    Originally published in 1981, and then again in 1995, Medical Obituaries is an extensive index begun in the 1960s cataloguing biographical data for American physicians from the 18th and 19th century. The book is an extensive index of American physicians and surgeons and contains an extensive list…

    eBook – 2018-12-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: History of Medicine

  • Medical Theory, Surgical Practice: Studies in the History of Surgery book cover

    Medical Theory, Surgical Practice

    Studies in the History of Surgery, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christopher Lawrence

    Originally published in 1992, Medical Theory, Surgical Practice examines medical and surgical concepts of disease and their relation to the practice of surgery, in particular historical settings. It emphasises that understanding concepts of disease does not just include recounting explicit accounts…

    eBook – 2018-12-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: History of Medicine

  • The Scientific Revolution in Victorian Medicine book cover

    The Scientific Revolution in Victorian Medicine

    1st Edition

    By A.J. Youngson

    Originally published 1979 The Scientific Revolution in Victorian Medicine looks at the discovery of inhalation anaesthesia in 1846, and how it began a new era in surgery. The book looks at James Young Simpson’s demonstration of the value of chloroform as an anaesthetic, and how many surgeons…

    eBook – 2018-12-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: History of Medicine

  • The History of Pharmacy: A Selected Annotated Bibliography book cover

    The History of Pharmacy

    A Selected Annotated Bibliography, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gregory Higby, Elaine C. Stroud

    Originally published in 1995, The History of Pharmacy is a critical bibliography of selected information on the history of pharmacy. The book is designed to guide students and academics through the history of science and technology. Topics range from medicine, chemical technology and the economics…

    eBook – 2018-12-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: History of Medicine

  • The Making of Man-Midwifery: Childbirth in England, 1660-1770 book cover

    The Making of Man-Midwifery

    Childbirth in England, 1660-1770, 1st Edition

    By Adrian Wilson

    Originally published 1995 The Making of Man-Midwifery looks at how the eighteenth century witnessed a revolution in childbirth practices. By the last quarter of the century increasing numbers of babies were being delivered by men – a dramatic shift from the women-only ritual that had been standard…

    eBook – 2018-12-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: History of Medicine

  • Counselling for Eating Disorders in Men: Person-Centred Dialogues book cover

    Counselling for Eating Disorders in Men

    Person-Centred Dialogues, 1st Edition

    By Richard Bryant-Jefferies

    According to the Eating Disorders Association there is a general lack of recognition of eating disorders in men, making it more difficult for male patients to access specialist services, although clients with problems connected with over-eating, under-eating, and poor eating form a significant…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    CRC Press
    Living Therapies Series

  • Care Trusts: Partnership Working in Action book cover

    Care Trusts

    Partnership Working in Action, 1st Edition

    By Jon Glasby, Edward Peck

    This book explores the Care Trust concept promoted by central government for improving partnership working between health and social care. Using case studies and examples to raise current issues related to partnership working, it explains how Care Trusts are bridging the gap between health and…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    CRC Press

  • Flexible Working and Training for Doctors and Dentists: Pt. 1, 2007 book cover

    Flexible Working and Training for Doctors and Dentists

    Pt. 1, 2007, 1st Edition

    By Anne Hastie, Elisabeth Paice, Elizabeth Boath

    This work includes a foreword by Elisabeth Paice. "Flexible Training and Working for Doctors and Dentists" is a real-world, practical guide to the opportunities available for flexible training and working. It explains the current rules and regulations and promotes the 'Improving Working Lives'…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    CRC Press

  • The GP Guide to Secondary Care Investigations book cover

    The GP Guide to Secondary Care Investigations

    1st Edition

    By Keith Hopcroft

    This book provides practical guidelines for all those who in the course of their work are involved in the terminal care of children or supporting those affected by the death of a child. It sets out to provide the knowledge and reassurance to help them respond appropriately and aims to inspire the…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    CRC Press

  • Health Care Needs Assessment: The Epidemiologically Based Needs Assessment Reviews, v. 2, First Series book cover

    Health Care Needs Assessment

    The Epidemiologically Based Needs Assessment Reviews, v. 2, First Series, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Stevens, James Raftery, Jonathan Mant, Sue Simpson

    This new resource in the series provides vital perspectives across entire new disease and service areas not previously covered in other volumes. The books of the first and second series are well established as the key sources of data on needs assessment. Together, they describe the central role and…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    CRC Press

  • Preparing for the DRCOG book cover

    Preparing for the DRCOG

    1st Edition

    By Janice Rymer, Jennie Higham

    Here is a selection of multiple choice questions and care studies designed for candidates for the Diploma of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (DRCOG). The 90 multiple choice questions cove all major areas of the syllabus and are accompanied by extended answers to help the…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    CRC Press

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