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  • 100 Notable Names from General Practice

    By Neil Metcalfe

    This fascinating book presents 100 biographies of key figures in the development of the specialty of General Practice and how their successes, and occasional failures, have influenced the practice we see today. Organized under key themes, the reader will gain an insight into the background of these…

    Paperback – 2018-04-10 
    CRC Press

  • The Collected Letters of Antoni Van Leeuwenhoek - Volume 17

    Edited by Lodewijk C Palm

    The contents of the letters published here, again show the great range of subjects that occupied Van Leeuwenhoek: from sugar candy, the shape and crystal structure of diamonds, the dissolution of silver crystals in aqua fortis to gold dust from Guinea dissolved in aqua regia and the…

    Hardback – 2018-01-29 
    CRC Press

  • A History of Medicine, Third Edition

    By Lois N. Magner, Oliver J Kim

    Designed for survey courses in the field A History of Medicine presents a wide-ranging overview for those seeking a solid grounding in the medical history of Western and non-Western cultures. Invaluable to instructors promoting the history of medicine in pre-professional training, and stressing…

    Hardback – 2017-12-19 
    CRC Press

  • The Bioethics of Pain Management

    Beyond Opioids

    By Daniel S. Goldberg

    In this book, public health ethicist Daniel S. Goldberg sets out to characterize the subjective experience of pain and its undertreatment within the US medical establishment, and puts forward public policy recommendations for ameliorating the undertreatment of pain. The book begins from the…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Annals of Bioethics

  • Twenty-Six Portland Place

    The Early Years of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene

    By Gordon C. Cook

    Twenty-Six Portland Place is a ground-breaking exploration of the early years of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, from its foundation in 1907 to its half-century in 1957. Following its formation at the height of the Empire, it became a forum in which to discuss and develop ideas…

    Paperback – 2017-10-31
    CRC Press

  • Public Health and National Reconstruction in Post-War Asia

    International Influences, Local Transformations

    Edited by Liping Bu, Ka-che Yip

    This book, based on extensive original research, considers the transformation of public health systems in major East, South and Southeast Asian countries in the period following the Second World War. It examines how public health concepts, policies, institutions and practices were improved, shows…

    Paperback – 2017-10-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Divine Mania

    Alteration of Consciousness in Ancient Greece

    By Yulia Ustinova

    ‘Our greatest blessings come to us by way of mania, provided it is given us by divine gift,’ – says Socrates in Plato’s Phaedrus. Certain forms of alteration of consciousness, considered to be inspired by supernatural forces, were actively sought in ancient Greece. Divine mania comprises a…

    Hardback – 2017-10-19
    Routledge

  • Nanomedicine in Health and Disease

    Edited by Ross J. Hunter, Victor R. Preedy

    The nanosciences are a rapidly expanding field of research with a wide applicability to all areas of health and disease prevention. This book, covers the regulation of nanomedicine, nanotubes, topical applications of nanoparticles, nanocrystals, antioxidant nanoparticles, lipid nanocapsules,…

    Paperback – 2017-09-12
    CRC Press

  • Constructing the Viennese Modern Body

    Art, Hysteria, and the Puppet

    By Nathan J. Timpano

    This book takes a new, interdisciplinary approach to analyzing modern Viennese visual culture, informed by Austro-German theater, contemporary medical treatises centered on hysteria, and an original examination of dramatic gestures in expressionist artworks. It centers on the following question:…

    Hardback – 2017-05-30
    Routledge
    Studies in Art Historiography

  • Health Transitions and the Double Disease Burden in Asia and the Pacific

    Histories of Responses to Non-Communicable and Communicable Diseases

    Edited by Milton J. Lewis, Kerrie L. MacPherson

    Chronic diseases—cardiovascular disease, cancer, chronic respiratory disease and diabetes—are not only the principal cause of world-wide mortality but also are now responsible for a striking increase in the percentage of sickness in developing countries still grappling with the acute problems of…

    Paperback – 2017-05-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Asia-Pacific Studies

  • The Etruscans and the History of Dentistry

    The Golden Smile through the Ages

    By Marshall J. Becker, Jean MacIntosh Turfa

    The Etruscans and the History of Dentistry offers a study of the construction and use of gold dental appliances in ancient Etruscan culture, and their place within the framework of a general history of dentistry, with special emphasis on appliances, from Bronze Age Mesopotamia and Egypt to modern…

    Hardback – 2017-03-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

  • Medical Education

    A History in 100 Images

    By Kieran Walsh

    This fascinating guide to medical education introduces the reader to the historical development of this important subject through 100 powerful images from the prestigious Wellcome Library Collection that highlight key figures in the field and innovations that have taken place, not just in the…

    Paperback – 2016-06-01
    CRC Press

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