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Diabetes Its Medical and Cultural History: Outlines ― Texts ― Bibliography
Diabetes Its Medical and Cultural History: Outlines ― Texts ― Bibliography
By Brand: Springer
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mpn: 1, black & white illustrations, ean: 9783642483660, isbn: 3642483666,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 57 reviews
Diabetes. Its Medical and Cultural History covers the history of scientific inquiry into this affliction from antiquity to the discovery of insulin (1921) with concurrent consideration of the history of the patient and the cultural historical background. The reprints of medical historical studies discuss general relationships as well as specific details and exceptional research achievements of the past. Included in the bibliography of primary sources are the most important historical


Colonial Caring: A history of colonial and post-colonial nursing (Nursing History and Humanities MUP)
Colonial Caring: A history of colonial and post-colonial nursing (Nursing History and Humanities MUP)
By Manchester University Press
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mpn: 6 black & white illustrations, ean: 9780719099700, isbn: 0719099706,

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From the height of colonialism in the mid-nineteenth century, through to the aftermath of the Second World War, nurses have been at the heart of colonial projects. They were ideally placed to insinuate the 'improving' culture of their employers into the local communities they served, and travelled in droves to far-flung parts of the globe to serve their country. Issues of gender, class and race permeate this book, as the complex relationships between nurses, their medical colleagues,


Avicenna Canon of Medicine Volume 2: Natural Pharmaceuticals
Avicenna Canon of Medicine Volume 2: Natural Pharmaceuticals
By Kazi Publications, Inc.
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ean: 9781567448122, isbn: 1567448127,

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UNESCO has declared 2013 as the millennium year of the writing of the Qanun fi al-tibb (Canon of Medicine) by Ibn Sina (Avicenna). A commemorative symposium will be held on June 21, 2013 in Istanbul, Turkey. The symposium will focus on the philosophy, medical therapy, materia medica and scientific works of Ibn Sina, with particular reference to his monumental work Al-Qanun fi al-tibb which he begun to write in 1013. Published for the first time in English alphabetical order, Volume 2 (of the 5


Normality: A Critical Genealogy
By University Of Chicago Press
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ean: 9780226483863, isbn: 022648386X,

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The concept of normal is so familiar that it can be hard to imagine contemporary life without it. Yet the term entered everyday speech only in the mid-twentieth century. Before that, it was solely a scientific term used primarily in medicine to refer to a general state of health and the orderly function of organs. But beginning in the middle of the twentieth century, normal broke out of scientific usage, becoming less precise and coming to mean a balanced condition to


A History of Medicine, Third Edition
A History of Medicine, Third Edition
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ean: 9781138103825, isbn: 1138103829,

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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 major themes in the history of medicine, this third edition continues to stimulate further exploration of the events, methodologies, and theories that have shaped medical practices in decades past and


The Sick Child in Early Modern England, 1580-1720
The Sick Child in Early Modern England, 1580-1720
By Newton Hannah
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The Sick Child in Early Modern England is a powerful exploration of the treatment, perception, and experience of illness in childhood from the late sixteenth to the early eighteenth century. At this time, the sickness or death of a child was a common occurrence - over a quarter of young people died before the age of fifteen - and yet this subject has received little scholarly attention.Hannah Newton takes three perspectives: first, she investigates medical understandings and treatments of


The Rise of Fetal and Neonatal Physiology: Basic Science to Clinical Care (Perspectives in Physiology)
The Rise of Fetal and Neonatal Physiology: Basic Science to Clinical Care (Perspectives in Physiology)
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ean: 9781493974825, isbn: 1493974823,

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This second edition offers an expanded and updated history of the field of fetal and neonatal development, allowing readers to gain a comprehensive understanding of the biological aspects that contribute to the wellbeing or pathophysiology of newborns. In this concluding opus of a long and prominent career as a clinical scientist, Dr. Longo has invited new contributions from noted colleagues with expertise in various fields to provide a historical perspective on the impact of how modern


History of Psychiatry and Medical Psychology: With an Epilogue on Psychiatry and the Mind-Body Relation
History of Psychiatry and Medical Psychology: With an Epilogue on Psychiatry and the Mind-Body Relation
By Wallace Edwin R IV Gach John
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ean: 9781441981295, isbn: 1441981292,

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This book chronicles the conceptual and methodological facets of psychiatry and medical psychology throughout history. There are no recent books covering so wide a time span. Many of the facets covered are pertinent to issues in general medicine, psychiatry, psychoanalysis, and the social sciences today. The divergent emphases and interpretations among some of the contributors point to the necessity for further exploration and analysis.History of Psychiatry and Medical Psychology With an


The Invisible Industrialist: Manufacture and the Construction of Scientific Knowledge (Science, Technology and Medicine in Modern History)
The Invisible Industrialist: Manufacture and the Construction of Scientific Knowledge (Science, Technology and Medicine in Modern History)
By Technology University of Manches
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ean: 9780333647530, isbn: 033364753X,

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Industrial methods, and industrially produced instruments, reagents and living organisms are central to research activities today. They play a key role in the homogenization and the diffusion of laboratory practices, thus in their transformation into a stable and unproblematic knowledge about the natural world. This book displays the - frequently invisible - role of industry in the construction of fundamental scientific knowledge through the examination of case studies taken from the history of


Myeloid Cells in Health and Disease: A Synthesis
Myeloid Cells in Health and Disease: A Synthesis
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ean: 9781555819187, isbn: 1555819184,

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The structure, functions, and interactions of myeloid cells have long been the focus of research and therapeutics development. Yet, much more remains to be discovered about the complex web of relationships that makes up the immune systems of animals. Scientists today are applying genome-wide analyses, single-cell methods, gene editing, and modern imaging techniques to reveal new subclasses of differentiated myeloid cells, new receptors and cytokines, and important interactions among immune


Historical Atlas of Dermatology and Dermatologists
Historical Atlas of Dermatology and Dermatologists
By The Parthenon Publishing Group
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Ranging from the Egypt of the Pharaohs to the present day, Historical Atlas of Dermatology and Dermatologists offers a unique insight into the history of dermatology and the influences that led to present practice. It sheds new light on the emergence of dermatology as a separate medical speciality and on some of the key players who have contributed to its development. Arranged as an illustrated time-line this volume features an exceptional range of historical plates such as 'Molluscum


Medicine, Trade and Empire: Garcia de Orta's Colloquies on the Simples and Drugs of India (1563) in Context (The History of Medicine in Context)
Medicine, Trade and Empire: Garcia de Orta's Colloquies on the Simples and Drugs of India (1563) in Context (The History of Medicine in Context)
By Palmira Fontes Da Costa
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ean: 9781472431233, isbn: 1472431235,

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Garcia de Orta s Colloquies on the Simples and Drugs of India 1563 was one of the first books to take advantage of the close relationship between medicine trade and empire in the early modern period The book was printed in Goa the capital of the Portuguese empire in the East and the city where the author a Portuguese physician of Jewish ancestry lived for almost thirty years It presents a vast array of medical information on various drugs spices plants fruits and minerals native to India or


The Midwives Book: Or the Whole Art of Midwifry Discovered (Women Writers in English 1350-1850)
The Midwives Book: Or the Whole Art of Midwifry Discovered (Women Writers in English 1350-1850)
By Jane Sharp
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mpn: 2 halftones, ean: 9780195086522, isbn: 019508652X,

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When the midwife Jane Sharp wrote The Midwives Book in 1671, she became the first British woman to publish a midwifery manual. Drawing on works by her male contemporaries and weaving together medical information and lively anecdotes, she produces a book that is instructive, accessible, witty, and constantly surprising.The Midwives Book Or the Whole Art of Midwifry Discovered.


Medieval Chinese Medicine: The Dunhuang Medical Manuscripts (Needham Research Institute Series)
Medieval Chinese Medicine: The Dunhuang Medical Manuscripts (Needham Research Institute Series)
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ean: 9780415342957, isbn: 0415342953,

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In recent decades various versions of Chinese medicine have begun to be widely practised in Western countries, and the academic study of the subject is now well established. However, there are still few scholarly monographs that describe the history of Chinese medicine and there are none at all on the medieval period. This collection represents the kind of international collaboration of research teams, centres and individuals that is required to begin to study the source materials adequately.


Scottish Medicine and Literary Culture, 1726-1832 (Clio Medica: Perspectives in Medical Humanities)
Scottish Medicine and Literary Culture, 1726-1832 (Clio Medica: Perspectives in Medical Humanities)
By Brill | Rodopi
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mpn: black & white illustrations, ean: 9789042038912, isbn: 9042038918,

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Scottish Medicine and Literary Culture, 1726-1832 examines the ramifications of Scottish medicine for literary culture within Scotland, throughout Britain, and across the transatlantic world. The contributors take an informed historicist approach in examining the cultural, geographical, political, and other circumstances enabling the dissemination of distinctively Scottish medico-literary discourses. In tracing the international influence of Scottish medical ideas upon literary practice they


Preserve your Love for Science: Life of William A Hammond, American Neurologist (Cambridge Studies in the History of Medicine)
Preserve your Love for Science: Life of William A Hammond, American Neurologist (Cambridge Studies in the History of Medicine)
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ean: 9780521392624, isbn: 0521392624,

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In this full-length biography of a major nineteenth century American medical personality, Bonnie Ellen Blustein shows how William A. Hammond, M.D. developed his specialty practice in neurology as a vehicle through which to pursue broad scientific interests within the limits set by the solo-practitioner structure of the medicine of his day. Hammond (1828-1900) was one of the most successful American physicians of the nineteenth century. He was first recognized as a natural history collector and


Emerging Pathogens: The Archaeology, Ecology, and Evolution of Infectious Disease
Emerging Pathogens: The Archaeology, Ecology, and Evolution of Infectious Disease
By Charles L Greenblatt
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mpn: numerous halftones figures and tables, ean: 9780198509011, isbn: 0198509014,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 272 reviews
Many ancient diseases with a long history of afflicting mankind such as Tuberculosis and Malaria are now re-emerging. Greenblatt brings together palaeopathologists, anthropologists, molecular biologists and modern infectious disease specialists to examine this phenomenon. New techniques allow us to detect ancient pathogen DNA and other biomarkers, in effect the chemical 'signatures' of pathogens. These tools could help us develop strategies to combat modern emerging diseases.This book focuses


Nan Jing: The Classic of Difficult Issues (Chinese Medical Classics)
Nan Jing: The Classic of Difficult Issues (Chinese Medical Classics)
By University of California Press
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mpn: 9780520292277, ean: 9780520292277, isbn: 0520292278,

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This newly revised and updated edition of Paul U. Unschuld’s original 1986 groundbreaking translation reflects the latest philological, methodological, and sinological standards of the past thirty years. The Nan Jing was compiled in China during the first century C.E., marking both an apex and a conclusion to the initial development stages of Chinese medicine. Based on the doctrines of the Five Phases and yinyang, the Nan Jing covers all aspects of theoretical and practical health care in an


Hippocrates: Places in Man
Hippocrates: Places in Man
By Clarendon Press
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mpn: 5 figures, ean: 9780198152279, isbn: 0198152272,

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The wide-ranging content of Places in Man represents the entire Hippocratic Corpus: anatomy, physiology, pathology, medical ideology, clinical instruction, traditional love, gynaecology. Despite this wide and varied scope, the work is conceptually coherent and stylistically consistent. In this new edition of the Greek text with translation and commentary, the language and content of the work are studied in relation to other treatises of the Hippocratic Corpus, and to fragmentary early medical


The History of the Brain and Mind Sciences: Technique, Technology, Therapy (Rochester Studies in Medical History)
The History of the Brain and Mind Sciences: Technique, Technology, Therapy (Rochester Studies in Medical History)
By University of Rochester Press
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ean: 9781580465953, isbn: 1580465951,

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This history explores the exceptionally complex scientific and medical techniques and practices that have allowed practitioners to claim expertise in the brain and mind sciences over the past two centuries. Based on meticulous historical studies, essays in the volume move from the postrevolutionary Parisian Menagerie of the Jardin des Plantes to the political contexts of neuroscience within the National Institute of Mental Health in the United States in the late twentieth century. Touching on



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