Books by Subject
History of Medicine
- Advice to the healer on the art of caring. 2nd ed. 2013SpringerPart I. Inspirational Perspectives from History -- -- Introduction -- Ancient times -- Chinese and medieval medicine -- The twentieth century -- Modern masters -- -- Part II. Practical Advice for the Modern-Day Healer -- -- Survival tips for the younger clinician -- Civility -- Lessons learned from private practice -- A doctor's journal -- Heal thyself -- The healer.
- Print MaterialThe astonishing account of the decades-long cocaine use of Sigmund Freud and William Halsted. The author discusses the physical and emotional damage caused by the constant use of the then-heralded wonder drug, and of how each man ultimately changed the world in spite of it--or because of it.
- Attendant He : innovator or persona? -- Bian Que as a seer : political persuaders and the medical imagination -- Chunyu Yi : can the healer speak? -- Liu Xiang : the imperial library and the creation of the exemplary healer list -- Zhang Ji : the kaleidoscopic father -- Huangfu Mi : from innovator to transmitter.
- Bitter nemesis the intimate history of strychnine 2008CRCnetBASE
- Brief history of cocaine from Inca monarchs to Cali cartels : 500 years of cocaine dealing. 2nd ed. 2006CRCnetBASE
- Smallpox : eradicating an ancient scourge -- Oral rehydration salts : a miracle cure -- Mental health : unlocking the asylum doors -- The tobacco trap : fighting back -- AIDS : fear, stigma, and hope -- Tuberculosis : complacency kills -- Outbreak : the world's emergency room.
- pt. I. An introduction to the history of medical ethics -- 1. What is the history of medical ethics? / Robert B. Baker and Laurence B. McCullough -- 2. Bioethics and history / Martin S. Pernick -- pt. II. A chronology of medical ethics / Robert B. Baker and Laurence B. McCullough -- pt. III. Discourses of medical ethics through the life cycle -- 3. Medical ethics through the life cycle in Hindu India / Katherine K. Young -- 4. Medical ethics through the life cycle in Buddhist India / Katherine K. Young -- 5. Medical ethics through the life cycle in China / Jing-Bao Nie -- 6. Medical ethics through the life cycle in Japan / Rihito Kimura and Shizu Sakai -- 7. Medical ethics through the life cycle in Europe and the Americas / Robert B. Baker and Laurence B. McCullough -- 8. Medical ethics through the life cycle in the Islamic Middle East / Ilhan Ilkilic -- pt. IV. Discourses of religion on medical ethics -- 9. The discourses of Hindu medical ethics / Katherine K. Young -- 10. The discourses of Buddhist medical ethics / Katherine K. Young -- 11. The discourses of Confucian medical ethics / Ruiping Fan -- 12. The discourses of early Christian medical ethics / Darrel W. Amundsen -- 13. The discourses of Orthodox Christian medical ethics / H. Tristram Engelhardt, Jr. -- 14. The discourses of Roman Catholic medical ethics / Darrel W. Amundsen -- 15. The discourses of Protestant medical ethics / Gary B. Ferngren -- 16. The discourses of Jewish medical ethics / Noam J. Zohar -- 17. The discourses of Islamic medical ethics / Ilhan Ilkilic -- pt. V. The discourses of philosophy on medical ethics -- 18. The discourses of philosophical medical ethics / Robert B. Baker and Laurence B. McCullough -- pt. VI. The discourses of practitioners on medical ethics -- 19. The discourses of practitioners in Africa / Angela Amondi Wasunna -- 20. The discourses of practitioners in India / Katherine K. Young -- 21. The discourses of practitioners in China / Jing-Bao Nie -- 22. The discourses of practitioners in Japan / Rihito Kimura and Shizu Sakai -- 23. The discourses of practitioners in ancient Europe / Heinrich von Staden -- 24. The discourses of European practitioners in the tradition of the Hippocratic texts / Vivian Nutton -- 25. The discourses of practitioners in ninth- to fourteenth-century Middle East / Ursula Weisser -- 26. The discourses of practitioners in medieval and renaissance Europe / Klaus Bergdolt -- 27. The discourses of practitioners in sixteenth- and seventeenth-century Europe / Andrew Wear -- 28. The discourses of practitioners in eighteenth-century France and Germany / Mary Lindemann -- 29. The discourses of practitioners in eighteenth-century Spain / Diego Gracia -- 30. The discourses of practitioners in eighteenth-century Britain / Laurence B. McCullough -- 31. The discourses of practitioners in eighteenth-century North America / Chester R. Burns -- 32. The discourses of practitioners in nineteenth- and twentieth-century France / Robert A. Nye -- 33. The discourses of practitioners in nineteenth- and twentieth-century Spain / Diego Garcia -- 34. The discourses of practitioners in nineteenth- and twentieth-century Germany / Andreas-Holger Maehle and Ulrich Tröhler -- 35. The discourses of practitioners in eighteenth- to twentieth-century Russia and Soviet Union / Boleslav L. Lichterman and Mikhail Yarovinsky -- 36. The discourses of practitioners in nineteenth- and twentieth-century Britain and the United States / Robert B. Baker -- 37. The discourses of practitioners in the modern and contemporary Islamic Middle East / Vardit Rispler-Chaim -- pt. VII. The discourses of bioethics -- 38. The discourses of bioethics in the United States / Albert R. Jonsen -- 39. The discourses of bioethics in United Kingdom / Kenneth Body -- 40. The discourses of bioethics in Western Europe -- 41. The discourses of bioethics in post-communist Eastern Europe / Eugenijus Gefenas -- 42. The discourses of bioethics in Latin America / José Alberto Mainetti -- 43. The discourses of bioethics in East Asia / Ruiping Fan and Jiro Nudeshima -- 44. The discourses of bioethics in South Asia / Katherine K. Young -- 45. The discourses of bioethics in sub-Saharan Africa / Angela Amondi Wasunna -- pt. VIII. Discourses on medical ethics and society -- A. Ethical and legal regulation of medical practice and research -- 46. The medical market place, the patient, and the absence of medical ethics in early modern Europe and North America / Mary E. Fissell -- 47. The legal and quasilegal regulation of practitioners and practice in the United States / Stephen R. Latham and James C. Mohr -- 48. The ethics of experimenting on animal subjects / Andreas-Holger Maehle -- 49. The ethics of experimenting on human subjects / Susan E. Lederer -- 50. The historical development of the international codes of ethics for human subjects research / Ulrich Tröhler -- 51. International ethics of human subjects research in the late twentieth century / Baruch A. Brody -- B. Medical ethics, imperialism, and the nation-state -- 52. Colonialism, imperialism, and the history of Latin American medical ethics / Juan Carlos Tealdi -- 53. Japanese doctors' experimentation, 1932-1945, and medical ethics / Jing-Bao Nie, Takashi Tsuchiya, and Lun Li -- 54. Medical ethics and Nazism / Ulf Schmidt -- 55. Medical ethics and communism in the Soviet Union / Boleslav L. Lichterman -- 56. Medical ethics and communism in Eastern Europe / Bela Blasszauer -- 57. The ethics of military medical research in the United States during the Cold War / Jonathan D. Moreno -- 58. Medical ethics and the military in South Africa during apartheid : judging history / Wendy Orr -- C. Medical ethics and health policy -- 59. Making distinctions "natural" : the science of social categorization in the United States in the twentieth century / Dorothy Nelkin and David Rosner -- 60. History of public health ethics in the United States / Barron H. Lerner and Ronald Bayer -- 61. Ethics and health policy in the United Kingdom and the United States : legislation and regulation / Daniel M. Fox and Rudolf Klein -- 62. Ethical issues in organ transplantation in the United States / Judith P. Swazey and Renée C. Fox -- 63. Defining and redefining life and death / Robert M. Veatch -- Appendix. Biographies : who was who in the history of medical ethics.
- Samuel Hahnemann: Rebarbative Genius -- Women, Reform, and Medical Leadership -- The Homeopathic Scalpel: Contributions to Surgery from the World of Homeopathy -- Homeopaths and the Dawning of Anesthesiology -- Homeopathy and the Mind: From Alienists to Neuroscientists -- Public Health -- The Early Days of Radiation: Homeopathic Shadows -- Heartbeat, Heart Failure, and Homeopathy -- Allergy and Allergic Disorders: Homeopathic Leaders -- Academic Homeopaths Reinvented -- Oncology -- Other Stars in the Sky -- Congress, Parliament, Presidents, and Monarchs -- Bioethics and the Contributions of Otto Guttentag -- Less Is More: Finding the Right Dose -- A Homeopathic Rogues' Gallery -- Concluding Thoughts.
- Genius and dilettantism often go hand in hand. Nowhere is this truer than in the life of Charles-Edouard Brown-Sequard, the bilingual physician and neurologist who succeeded Claude Bernard as the Chair of Experimental Medicine at the College de France in Paris after having practiced in Paris, London and in the USA, especially in Harvard. For most men, making one discovery of global importance would have sufficed to satisfy their curiosity and self-image. Not so Brown-Sequard. His explanation of the neurological disparity following the hemi-section of the spinal cord was a unique achievement that added his name to the syndrome and made him immortal. Yet, the demons of his mind tormented him in his endless search for medical truths and drove him to explore other phenomena, seeking to explain and remedy them. This unique biography shows for the first time the conflict between his professional and personal life, and should appeal to all students of medical history and psychology.
- Cholesterol, atherosclerosis and coronary disease in the UK, 1950-2000 the transcript of a Witness Seminar 2006Wellcome Trust
- Clinical molecular genetics in the UK c.1975-c.2000 the transcript of a witness seminar held by the History of Modern Biomedicine Research Group, Queen Mary, University of London, on 5 February 2013 2014Wellcome Trust
- Dawn and evolution of cardiac procedures research avenues in cardiac surgery and interventional cardiology 2013SpringerPart 1. Research on Cardiac Surgery and Right Cardiac Catheterization before the Advent of Cardiopulmonary Bypass -- 1. The Discovery of Blood Circulation / Yves Glock -- 2. The History of Surgical Research / Marco Picichè -- 3. The Ignored Birth of Cardiac Surgery: The History of the Surgical Treatment of Heart Wounds and Pericardial Effusions / Vladimir Saplacan, Fabio Cuttone and Massimo Massetti -- 4. The History of Pulmonary Embolectomy Before the Advent of CPB / Marco Vola and Jean-Francois Fuzellier -- 5. Right Cardiac Catheterization Before the Advent of Cardiopulmonary Bypass / Achille Gaspardone and Giulio G. Stefanini -- 6. The History of Mitral and Tricuspid Valve Surgery Before the Advent of Cardiopulmonary Bypass / Luigi Chiariello, Paolo Nardi and Giovanni Alfonso Chiariello -- 7. Surgery of the Aortic Valve Before the Era of Cardiopulmonary Bypass / Y. Glock -- 8. The History of Myocardial Revascularization Before the Advent of Cardiopulmonary Bypass / Marco Picichè -- 9. The History of Experimental Heterotopic and Orthotopic Heart Transplantation Before Cardiopulmonary Bypass / Tyson A. Fricke and Igor E. Konstantinov -- 10. The History of Pediatric Cardiac Surgery Before the Introduction of Extracorporeal Circulation / Alessandro Frigiola -- Part 2. Research on the Cardiopulmonary Bypass Machine -- 11. On the Path to Cardiopulmonary Bypass: From Le Gallois' Experiments to Brukhonenko's Machine / Matthew S. Yong, Stephen B. Horton and Igor E. Konstantinov -- 12. Research on Cardiopulmonary Bypass in North America / Manon Caouette -- 13. From Research on Hibernation and Hypothermia to Recent Advances in Cardiopulmonary Bypass / Isabelle Plamondon and Edoardo Gasparotto -- 14. Cardiac Anaesthesia / Fabio Guarracino and Rubia Baldassarri -- Part 3. Research on Interventional Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery after the Advent of Cardiopulmonary Bypass -- 15. The History of Research on Coronary Angiography and Coronary Angioplasty / Luigi La Vecchia -- 16. Right Cardiac Catheterization After the Advent of Cpb / Achille Gaspardone and Giuilo G. Stefanini -- 17. The History of Research on Coronary Stenting / Fabrizio Tomai and Leonardo De Luca -- 18. The History of Percutaneous Valvuloplasty / Alessandro Fontanelli -- 19. Percutaneous Closure of Atrial and Ventricular Septal Defects / Achille Gaspardone and Giulio G. Stefanini -- 20. Evolution of Homografts and Prosthetic Heart Valves / Marco Picichè -- 21. The History of Research on Mitral, Tricuspid, and Aortic Valve Repair After the Advent of Cardiopulmonary Bypass / Ruggero De Paulis, Andrea Salica, Raffaele Scaffa and Luca Weltert -- 22. History of Research on Myocardial Protection / Victor S. Costache, Cristian Martu, Nicolas Chavanis, Jean Philippe Frieh and Serban Stoica -- 23. Supra-Diaphragmatic Aortic Surgery: Evolution of Material, Techniques and Brain Protection / François Dagenais -- 24. Surgical Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation / Gino Gerosa, Carlo Dal Lin and Vincenzo Tarzia -- 25. Catheter Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation / Alessio Marinelli and Domenico Corrado -- 26. The History of Cardiac Pacemakers and Defibrillators / Serge Boveda, Stéphane Garrigue and Philippe Ritter -- 27. The History of Surgery for Ischemic Heart Disease and Mechanical Complications of Myocardial Infarction After the Advent of CPB / Roland G. Demaria and Mohammed Al Yamani -- 28. Progress and Milestones in the Treatment of Deep Sternal Wound Infections / Richard Baillot and Daniel Cloutier -- 29. Engineering for IABP and ECMO / Roberto Lorusso, Attilio Renzulli and Sandro Gelsomino -- 30. The History of Research on Ventricular Assist Devices and Total Artificial Heart / Luc M. Jacquet -- 31. The History of Research on Adult and Paediatric Heart Transplantation / Johann U. Brink and Yves d'Udekem -- 32. The History of Pediatric Cardiac Surgery After the Advent of Cardiopulmonary Bypass / Jean E. Rubay -- 33. Minimally Invasive and Robotic Cardiac Surgery / Loris Salvador -- 34. The History of Research on Percutaneous, Transapical, and Sutureless Aortic Valve Replacement / Thierry Aymard and Thierry Carrel. -- 35. Erratum to: The History of Research on Percutaneous, Transapical, and Sutureless Aortic Valve Replacement / Thierry Aymard and Thierry Carrel.
- Death of cancer after fifty years on the front lines of medicine, a pioneering oncologist reveals why the war on cancer is winnable--and how we can get there. First edition [1st ed.].Print Material"The true story of the war on cancer from one of its generals In The Death of Cancer, Dr. Vincent T. DeVita Jr.--former director of the National Cancer Institute, former physician-in-chief at Memorial Sloan Kettering, director of the Yale Cancer Center, former president of the American Cancer Society, and developer of the first successful chemotherapy treatment for Hodgkin's lymphoma, which first demonstrated that advanced cancers of a major organ system in adults could be cured by chemotherapy--provides a personal history of one of the greatest science stories of our time, covering our fight against cancer from a man who's seen it all. But this is more than a history; it's also a work of advocacy. Despite declining mortality rates, DeVita argues, America's cancer patients are being shortchanged by timid doctors, misguided national agendas, and compromised bureaucracies. He gives readers an eye-opening look at the strengths and weaknesses of America's most prestigious cancer centers, showing how patients can use this information to their advantage. Though we're rapidly approaching total victory over cancer, he contends, we need to do more to synthesize our progress and help doctors put it into practice. This is an ambitious book about a life-or-death subject, a vital entry into the cancer literature genre. With historical depth and authenticity, DeVita brings important information to readers about what cancer is, how best to fight it, and what we still have to learn"-- Provided by publisher.
- Development of narrative practices in medicine c.1960 - c.2000 the transcript of a witness seminar held by the History of Modern Biomedicine Research Group, Queen Mary, University of London, on 18th June 2013 2015Wellcome Trust
- Development of physics applied to medicine in the UK, 1945-1990 the transcript of a Witness SeminarWellcome Trust
- Discovery, use and impact of platinum salts as chemotherapy agents for cancer the transcript of a Witness Seminar held by the Wellcome Trust Centre for the History of Medicine at UCL, London, on 4 April 2006 2007Wellcome Trust
- Divine doctors and dreadful distempers how practicing medicine became a respectable profession 2013IngentaConnectDivine Doctors and Dreadful Distempers examines the discourse of seventeenth-century English physicians to demonstrate that physicians utilized cultural attitudes and beliefs to create medical theory. They meshed moralism with medicine to self-fashion an image of themselves as knowledgeable health experts whose education assured good judgment and sage advice, and whose interest in the health of their patients surpassed the peddling of a single nostrum to everyone.
- Early development of total hip replacement the transcript of a Witness Seminar held by the Wellcome Trust Centre for the History of Medicine at UCL, London, on 14 March 2006 2006Wellcome Trust
- 1. Early Concepts of Communicability -- 2. Infection on the Move -- 3. The Impact of Cholera -- 4. Stiffening the Sinews -- 5. Dawn and Sunset -- 6. A Need for Damage Limitation -- 7. No Lasting Stability -- 8. Tailpiece.
- Ethics in medicine 2014SpringerMedical ethics and the medical profession are inseparable, yet the formal teaching of medical ethics is a relatively new phenomenon. Furthermore, since the introduction of managed health care, with the physician becoming a 'health provider' and the patient a 'client', the whole concept of medical ethics has undergone a sea change. The contractual relationship between the provider and the client engenders caution and precaution, resulting in defensive medicine. This book both presents a succinct history of medical ethics and discusses a wide range of important ethical dilemmas in the provision of modern health care. A synopsis is provided of ethics through the ages and the role of ethics in the evolution of medicine. Principles and sources of medical ethics, as well as different religious and secular perspectives, are explained. Ethical concerns in relation to a variety of specific issues are then examined. These issues include, for example, human experimentation, stem cell research, assisted reproductive technologies, termination of pregnancy, rationing of health care, euthanasia, and quality of life issues. The author's many years of practicing medicine in different cultures and countries and his passion for religious works, philosophy, literature, poetry, history, and anthropology have informed and enriched the contents of this stimulating book.
- Florence Nightingale at first hand 2010ebraryA Quick sketch of Florence Nightingale's life -- pt. 1. The Making of Florence Nightingale. Faith and church ; Domestic arrangements, friends, the arts ; Illness and working style ; Companion animals and love of nature ; Last days, will and death -- pt. 2. The Social reformer. Science, law and probability ; Social class, government and politics ; Women and family ; Suggestions for thought -- pt. 3. War. The Crimean War ; Nightingale's 'confidential report' ; War Office reform ; The Geneva Convention, the Franco-Prussian War and Militarism ; Militarism and the causes of war -- pt. 4. Health care, nursing and midwifery. Nightingale's approach to health and healing ; The Nightingale system of nursing ; The Influence of Nightingale nursing worldwide ; The Evolution of nursing practice ; Midwifery training and maternity care ; District nursing -- pt. 5. Workhouse infirmaries and hospitals. Workhouse infirmary reform ; Safer hospitals -- pt. 6. India and Empire. Imperialism, racism and independence ; Famine ; Indian women -- pt. 7. Nightingale's legacy.
- Florence Nightingale on public health care 2004ebrary
- Social Change in India shows the shift of focus that occurred during Florence Nightingale's more than forty years of work on public health in India. While the focus in the preceding volume, Health in India, was top-down reform, notably in the Royal Commission on the Sanitary State of the Army in India, this book documents concrete proposals for self-government, especially at the municipal level, and the encouragement of leading Indian nationals themselves. Famine and related epidemics continue to be issues, demonstrating the need for public works like irrigation and for greater self-help meas.
- Florence Nightingale on society and politics, philosophy, science, education and literature 203ebraryFlorence Nightingale on Society and Politics, Philosophy, Science, Education and Literature, Volume 5 in the Collected Works of Florence Nightingale, is the main source of Nightingale's work on the methodology of social science and her views on social reform. Here we see how she took her "call to service" into practice: by first learning how the laws of God's world operate, one can then determine how to intervene for good. There is material on medical statistics, the census, pauperism and Poor Law reform, the need for income security measures and better housing, on crime, gender and the famil.
- Midwifery -- Prostitution, the contagious diseases acts and the treatment of syphilitic prostitutes -- Women friends, relatives, colleagues and acquaintances.
- Florence Nightingale's European travels 2004ebrary
- Demonstrating Nightingale's astute use of the political process, this series reports her extensive correspondence with royalty, viceroys, cabinet ministers and international leaders, including such notables as Queen Victoria and W.E. Gladstone. It also contains material on family relations.
- Birth of modern psychiatry and the death of alienism : the legacy of Jean-Martin Charcot / Bogousslavsky, J.; Moulin, T. -- Jean-Martin Charcot's house officers at la Salpêtrière Hospital / Walusinski, O. -- The chair of mental and brain diseases : Charcot's pupils--Benjamin Ball, Alix Joffroy, and Gilbert Ballet / Tiberghien, D. -- Édouard Brissaud, Fulgence Raymond and the succession of Charcot / Tatu, L. -- Great careers : Cornil, Bouchard, Bourneville, and Proust / Paciaroni, M.; Cittadini, E.; Bogousslavsky, J. -- Keeping the fire burning : Georges Gilles de la Tourette, Paul Richer, Charles Féré, and Alfred Binet / Walusinski, O. -- Renewing the fire : Joseph Babinski / Poirier, J.; Philippon, J. -- Paul Sollier : the first clinical neuropsychologist / Bogousslavsky, J.; Walusinski, O. -- Pierre Janet, Sigmund Freud, and Charcot's psychological and psychiatric legacy / Pérez-Rincón, H. -- Jules Bernard Luys in Charcot's penumbra / Parent, M.; Parent, A. -- Hysteria after Charcot : back to the future / Bogousslavsky, J. -- Jules Joseph Déjerine versus Pierre Marie / Paciaroni, M.; Bogousslavsky, J. -- Neurology outside Paris following Charcot / Moulin, T. ... [et al.] -- Birth and death of Charcot's scientific journals / Poirier, J.; Ricou, P.; Leroux-Hugon, V.
- Foot and mouth disease the 1967 outbreak and its aftermath 2003Wellcome Trust
- Forgotten cure the past and future of phage therapy 2012Springer1. Helpful Little Bodies -- 2. Inside Stalin's Empire -- 3. The Fading of Phage Therapy -- 4. Naked Genes -- 5. 'They're Not a Panacea:' Phage Therapy in the Soviet Union and Georgia -- 6. In Poland: Phages for Diabetes? -- 7. The Renaissance of Phage Therapy -- 8. The Startups -- 9. Four Companies, Four Strategies -- 10. Cows and Chickens -- 11. Approval, At Last -- 12. In Treatment.
- Print MaterialHippocrates / by Michael A. Shea -- The Valley's First Practitioner / by Michael A. Shea -- An Ohlone Birth / by Michael A. Shea -- Trephination in History / by Michael A. Shea -- Bloodletting / by Michael A. Shea -- Medical Care at Mission Santa Clara / by Gerald E. Trobough-- Gold Rush Medicine / by Michael A. Shea -- John Marsh the First American Practitioner in California / by Michael A. Shea -- John Townsend, Pioneer Doctor / by Michael A. Shea -- Benjamin Cory and other Pioneer Physicians. Part 1, Isaac Isbell / by Gerald E. Trobough -- The Cory Brothers Modernized Medicine in Santa Clara County -- Pioneer Physician of Santa Clara Township. Dr. Henry H. Warburton (1819-1903) / by Gerald E. Trobough -- Benjamin Cory and other Pioneer Physicians. Part 2, Louis Bascom / by Gerald E. Trobough -- Benjamin Cory and other Pioneer Physicians. Part 3, Alexander Spencer / by Gerald E. Trobough -- Pioneer Physicians of Los Gatos / by Gerald E. Trobough -- Keeley Institute / by Gerald E. Trobough -- Here Come the Lady Physicians / by Michael Shea -- The Cholera Epidemic-San Jose California 1850 / by elizabeth Ahrens-Kley -- A Famous Grizzley Bear Attack in 1854 / by Michael A. Shea -- Orificial Surgery / by Michael A. Shea -- Origins of the Medical Societies / by Gerald E. Trobough -- American's Greatest Surgeon? / by Gerald E. Trobough -- First Hospital in San Jose by Gerald E. Trobough -- The History of O'Connor Hospital / by Michael A. Shea -- The History of San Jose Hospital / by Michael A. Shea -- Tuberculosis Hospitals of Santa Clara Valley by Gerald E. Trobough -- UCSF Medical School-- the Beginning / by Michael A. Shea -- The Origin of Stanford Medical School / by Michael A. Shea -- Levi Cooper Lane (1830-1902) / by Michael A. Shea -- Agnews State Hospital / by Michael A. Shea -- Leon Parish Fox, MD-- Man of the Century / by Michael A. Shea.
- Fuzzification of systems the genesis of fuzzy set theory and its initial applications - developments up to the 1970s 2007Springer
- Print MaterialGeneric drugs are now familiar objects in clinics, drugstores, and households around the world. We like to think of these tablets, capsules, patches, and ointments as interchangeable with their brand-name counterparts: why pay more for the same? And yet they are not quite the same. They differ in price, in place of origin, in color, shape, and size, in the dyes, binders, fillers, and coatings used, and in a host of other ways. Claims of generic equivalence, as physician-historian Jeremy Greene reveals, are never based on being identical to the original drug in all respects, but in being the same in all ways that matter. How do we know what parts of a pill really matter? Decisions about which differences are significant and which are trivial in the world of therapeutics are not resolved by simple chemical or biological assays alone. Questions of therapeutic similarity and difference are also always questions of pharmacology and physiology, of economics and politics, of morality and belief. Greene chronicles the social, political, and cultural history of generic drugs, narrating the evolution of the generic drug industry from a set of mid-twentieth-century "schlock houses" and "counterfeiters" into an agile and surprisingly powerful set of multinational corporations in the early twenty-first century. The substitution of bioequivalent generic drugs for more expensive brand-name products is a rare success story in a field of failed attempts to deliver equivalent value in health care for a lower price. Greene's history sheds light on the controversies shadowing the success of generics: problems with the generalizability of medical knowledge, the fragile role of science in public policy, and the increasing role of industry, marketing, and consumer logics in late-twentieth-century and early twenty-first century health care.
- Genetic testing 2003Wellcome Trust
- Gliogenesis historical perspectives, 1839-1985 2009SpringerGliogenesis -- Astroglia -- Oligodendroglia -- Microglia -- Ependymal cells -- Tanycytes -- Schwann cells.
- Heart of Leonardo 2013SpringerLeonardo's heart studies represent the pinnacle of his anatomical endeavours. They integrate structural form and dynamic function in a way that called upon his extensive experience and knowledge of hydrology, engineering, mathematics and architectural design. In his work on the heart, his use of ingenious diagrams as well as detailed representational drawings is cleverly combined with carefully crafted verbal descriptions of complicated physiological concepts. Some of which, developed through drawing, wereso advanced that only now with the advent of accessible technology and advances in modern knowledge of the heart, it is possible to re-interpret his conclusions and reveal how accurate his logical reasoning and pure observation really was. Several of his ideas continue to sit well alongside our modern understanding of cardiac physiology and heart function. This book features all 64 of Leonardo's drawings on the heart and its physiology, accompanied by translations of his accompanying notes.
- History of allergy 2014Karger
- History of endometriosis 2011SpringerPrelude -- Intellectual Development of Carl Von Rokitansky -- Microscopy and the Discovery of Endometriosis and Adenomyosis -- From von Rokitansky to von Recklinghausen to Cullen -- Cullen's Research at Johns Hopkins Hospital -- Adenomyomas of Vagina, Rectum, Sigmoid Colon, and Ovary -- Distribution of Pelvic and Abdominal Adenomyomas -- Sampson's Theory of Implantation Endometriosis -- Life History of Ovarian Endometriomas -- Explication and Defense of Sampson's Theory of Pathogenesis -- Scientific Objectivity -- Epilogue.
- History of limb amputation 2007SpringerIntroduction and sources -- Natural causes of dismemberment -- Accidental causes for amputation : auto-amputation -- Ritual, punitive, legal and iatrogenic causes -- Cold steel and gunshot causes -- Elective amputation : early evolution to the end of the 17th century -- Elective amputation : from the 18th century to 1846 -- Elective amputation : from 1846 to recent times -- Interpretations of amputation by society, patients, and surgeons -- Surgical instrumentation and equipment -- Indications, timing, and procedures -- Stumps : reattachment, management, complications, revision, and care for limb-fitting -- Artificial limbs and rehabilitation with contributions by Kingsley Robinson.
- History of modern immunology the path toward understanding 2014ScienceDirectA History of Modern Immunology: A Path Toward Understanding describes, analyzes, and conceptualizes several seminal events and discoveries in immunology in the last third of the 20th century, the era when most questions about the biology of the immune system were raised and also found their answers. Written by an eyewitness to this history, the book gives insight into personal aspects of the important figures in the discipline, and its data driven emphasis on understanding will benefit both young and experienced scientists. This book provides a concise introduction to topics including immunological specificity, antibody diversity, monoclonal antibodies, major histocompatibility complex, antigen presentation, T cell biology, immunological tolerance, and autoimmune disease. This broad background of the discipline of immunology is a valuable companion for students of immunology, research and clinical immunologists, and research managers in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. Contains the history of major breakthroughs in immunology featured with authenticity and insider detailsGives an insight into personal aspects of the players in the history of immunologyEnables the reader to recognize and select data of heuristic value which elucidate important facets of the immune systemProvides good examples and guidelines for the recognition and selection of what is important for the exploration of the immune systemGives clear separation of descriptive and interpretive parts, allowing the reader to distinguish between facts and analysis provided by the author.
- History of psychiatry and medical psychology with an epilogue on psychiatry and the mind-body relation 2008SpringerSection One: Prolegomenon -- Historiography: philosophy and methodology of history, with special emphasis on medicine and psychiatry; and an appendix on "historiography" as the history of history / Edwin R. Wallace, IV -- Contextualizing the history of psychiatry/psychology and psychoanalysis: annotated bibliography and essays: addenda A-F / Edwin R. Wallace, IV -- Section Two: Periods -- Mind and madness in classical antiquity / Bennett Simon -- Mental disturbances, unusual mental states, and their interpretation during the Middle Ages / George Mora -- Renaissance conceptions and treatments of madness / George Mora -- The madman in the light of reason. Enlightenment psychiatry: Part I. Custody, therapy, theory and the need for reform / Dora B. Weiner -- The madman in the light of reason. Enlightenment psychiatry: Part II. Alienists, treatises, and the psychologic approach in the era of Pinel / Dora B. Weiner -- Philippe Pinel in the twenty-first century: the myth and the message / Dora B. Weiner -- German romantic psychiatry: Part I. Earlier, including more-psychological orientations / Otto M. Marx -- German romantic psychiatry: Part II. Later, including more-somatic orientations / Otto M. Marx -- Descriptive psychiatry and psychiatric nosology during the nineteenth century / German Berrios -- Biological psychiatry in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries / John Gach -- The intersection of psychopharmacology and psychiatry in the second half of the twentieth century / David Healy -- Section Three: Concepts and topics -- A history of melancholia and depression / Stanley W. Jackson -- Constructing schizophrenia as a category of mental illness / Sander L Gilman -- The concept of psychosomatic medicine / Herbert Weiner -- Neurology's influence on American psychiatry: 1865-1915 / Edward M. Brown -- The transformation of American psychiatry: from institution to community, 1800-2000 / Gerald N. Grob -- The transition to secular psychotherapy: hypnosis and the alternate-consciousness paradigm / Adam Crabtree -- Psychoanalysis in central Europe: the interplay of psychoanalysis and culture / Hannah S. Decker -- The psychoanalytic movement in the United States, 1906-1991 / Sanford Gifford -- The development of clinical psychology, social work, and psychiatric nursing: 1900-1980s / Nancy Tomes -- Epilogue: Psychiatry and the mind-body relation -- Thoughts toward a critique of biological psychiatry / John Gach -- Two "mind"-"body" models for a holistic psychiatry / Edwin R. Wallace, IV -- Freud on "mind-"body" I: the psychoneurobiological and "instinctualist" stance; with implications for chapter 24, and two postscripts / Edwin R. Wallace, IV -- Freud on "mind"-"body" II: drive, motivation, meaning, history, and Freud's psychological heuristic; with clinical and everyday examples / Edwin R. Wallace, IV -- Psychosomatic medicine and the mind-body relation: historical, philosophical, scientific, and clinical perspectives / Herbert Weiner.
- Print MaterialPt. 1: 1650-1750 / edited by Donna T. Andrew -- Vol. 1. 1650-1673 / edited by Paul Seaver ; with a general introduction by Mark Robson.-- Vol. 2. 1674-1699 / edited by Paul Seaver.-- Vol. 3. 1700-1716 / edited by Kelly McGuire -- Vol. 4. 1717-1750 / edited by Kelly McGuire -- Pt. 2: 1750-1850 -- Vol. 5. 1750-1799: Sermons, discourses, essays and treatises / edited by Jeffrey Merrick -- Vol. 6. 1750-1799: Legal, medical, literary and miscellaneous texts, and newspapers and magazines / edited by Jeffrey Merrick -- Vol. 7. 1800-1850: Legal contexts, religious writings and medical writers / edited by Darryl Lee -- Vol. 8. 1800-1850: Medical writers (continued), statistical inquiries, social criticism, poetic and popular representations and cases / edited by Darryl Lee.
- History of the gamma knife. First edition. [1st ed.] 2014ScienceDirectCh. 1. Background knowledge in the early days -- Ch. 2. Some physics from 550 BC and AD 1948 -- Ch. 3. Medical physics - particle accelerators - the beginning -- Ch. 4. From particle accelerator to radiosurgery -- Ch. 5. Stereotactic and radiosurgery concepts in Sweden -- Ch. 6. Stereotactic and radiosurgery research in Sweden -- Ch. 7. The journey from proton to gamma knife -- Ch. 8. The earliest gamma unit patients -- Ch. 9. Stockholm radiosurgery developing 1968-1982 -- Ch. 10. From Stockholm to Pittsburgh -- Ch. 11. Changing times and early debates -- Ch. 12. The development of dose planning -- Ch. 13. Changing the gamma knife -- Ch. 14. Conclusion and possible future trends -- Index.
- History of the laser 2005CRCnetBASE
- 1. The Brunn-Rixford-Eloesser years: 1915-1945 / William Blaisdell -- 2. The Methewson-Goldman years: 1915-1966 / William Blaisdell -- 3. The Blasdell years: 1966-1978 / Robert Lim, George Sheldon -- 4. The Trunkey years: 1978-1986 / William Schecter -- 5. The Lewis years: 1986-1993 / Norman Christensen.
- History of vaccine development 2011Springer"The history of vaccines now goes back over 300 years to the work of Jenner but the last 50 years have seen an enormous acceleration of the pace of vaccine development and, accordingly, the impact on infectious diseases. However, no vaccine development has been easy and there is an interesting story attached to each. The editor of this book brought together a number of the scientists responsible for modern vaccines and historians familiar with the stories about the ones developed in earlier centuries. The chapters in this book recount the hard work and detours that are intimately associated with vaccine development and give some sense of the perseverance that gave public health the tools of modern preventive medicine."--Publisher's website.
- Hollywood and the rise of physical culture 2003CRCnetBASE
- Human subjects research after the Holocaust 2014Springer'An engaging, compelling and disturbing confrontation with evil...abook that will be transformative in its call for individual and collective moral responsibility." - Michael A. Grodin, M.D., Professor and Director, Project on Medicine andtheHolocaust, Elie Wiesel Center for Judaic Studies, Boston University Human Subjects Research after the Holocaust challenges you to confront the misguided medical ethics of the Third Reich personally, and to apply the lessons learned to contemporary human subjects research. While it is comforting to believe that Nazi physicians, nurses, and bioscientists were either incompetent, mad, or few in number, they were, in fact, the best in the world at the time, and the vast majority participated in the government program of 'applied biology.' They were not coerced to behave as they did-they enthusiastically exploited widely accepted eugenic theories to design horrendous medical experiments, gas chambers and euthanasia programs, which ultimately led to mass murder in the concentration camps. Americans provided financial support for their research, modeled their medical education and research after the Germans, and continued to perform unethical human subjects research even after the Nuremberg Doctors' Trial. The German Medical Association apologized in 2012 for the behavior of its physicians during the Third Reich. By examining the medical crimes of human subjects researchers during the Third Reich, you will naturally examine your own behavior and that of your colleagues, and perhaps ask yourself "If the best physicians and bioscientists of the early 20th century could do evil while believing they were doing good, can I be certain that I will never do the same?" · Presents relatively unknown aspects of human subjects research during the Third Reich · Reveals surprising relationships between German and American human subjects research · Dispels myths about Nazi human subjects research · Compels introspection and self-examination by today's medical and research practitioners · Addresses contemporary bioethical issues affecting vulnerable populations · Brings together experts in the history of medicine during the Third Reich and thoughtful new voices
- Hysteria the rise of an enigma 2014KargerBefore Charcot / Pearce, J.M.S -- Socioeconomic background of hysteria's metamorphosis from the 18th century to World War I / Edelman, N.; Walusinski, O. -- "Fin-de-siècle" epidemiology of hysteria / Luauté, J.-P. -- Clinical manifestations of hysteria: an epistemological perspective or how historical dynamics illuminate current practice / Medeiros De Bustos, E.; Galli, S.; Haffen, E.; Moulin, T. -- Jean-Martin Charcot and his legacy / Bogousslavsky, J. -- Hypnosis and the Nancy Quarrel / Piechowski-Jozwiak, B.; Bogousslavsky, J. -- The girls of La Salpêtrière / Walusinski, O. -- Public medical shows / Walusinski, O. -- Emma Bovary, Hedda Gabler, and Harold Brodkey would not have lived without Charcot: hysteria in novels / Kaptein, A.A. -- Traces of hysteria in novels / Haan, J.; Koehler, P.J. -- Sigmund Freud and hysteria: the etiology of psychoanalysis? / Bogousslavsky, J.; Dieguez, S. -- Paul Sollier, Pierre Janet, and their vicinity / Walusinski, O. -- Criticism of pithiatism: eulogy of Babinski / Poirier, J.; Derouesné, C. -- The borderland with neurasthenia ("functional syndromes") / Paciaroni, M.; Bogousslavsky, J. -- World War I psychoneuroses: hysteria goes to war / Tatu, L.; Bogousslavsky, J. -- Hysteria around the world / Carota, A.; Calabrese, P. -- History of physical and "moral" treatment of hysteria / Broussolle, E.; Gobert, F.; Danaila, T.; Thobois, S.; Walusinski, O.; Bogousslavsky, J. -- "Hysteria" today and tomorrow / LaFrance, W.C.
- 1. Origins -- 2. The Art and Science of Germs -- 3. A Singular Disease -- 4. A Very Mortal Disease -- 5. Early Approaches at Therapy -- 6. Antibiotics and Survival of the Fittest -- 7. A Brief History of Vaccines -- 8. That Soluble Specific Substance -- 9. Towards a Vaccine -- 10. Success for Half -- 11. The Future of a Killer.
- Understanding the basics I. The history of health care in the United States pre-1965 / Alexander Ding -- Medicare and its evolution to 2011 / Kevin J. Bozic and Benedict U. Nwachukwu -- Medicaid and the state children's health insurance program / Vasanth Sathiyakumar, Jordan C. Apfeld, and Manish K. Sethi -- Breaking down health care insurance from HMO to PPO and beyond / David Polakoff and Audrey Smolkin -- Understanding quality and cost from a health policy perspective / Jason D. Keune and Bruce Lee Hall -- Understanding the basics II. Prevention and US health care / Heather A. Smith -- The rise of comparative effectiveness research / Michael Hochman and Danny McCormick -- Health information technology : clinical and policy context / Emily R. Maxson and Sachin H. Jain -- Prescription drug and pharmaceutical policy / Phillip A. Choi and Walid F. Gellad -- Health disparities / Neil M. Issar and Manish K. Sethi -- The economics of health care / David A. Rosman and Jordan C. Apfeld -- Understanding systems of health care. The American health-care system : understanding how the pieces come together / Roshan P. Shah and Samir Mehta -- Alternative systems of care and consumer-driven health care / Daniel Guss -- National healthcare systems : a worldview / Benjamin S. Hooe, Perrin T. Considine, and Manish K. Sethi -- Reimbursement : understanding how we pay for health care / Sachin H. Jain and Elaine Besancon -- Understanding the politics in health policy. How health-care policy is made in Washington : understanding the players and the game / Eleby R. Washington IV, Ilisa Halpern Paul, Amy L. Walker, and A. Alex Jahangir -- Government and state agencies : who administrates healthcare on federal and state levels? / Rishin J. Kadakia and Hassan R. Mir -- The 2006 Massachusetts health care reform / Vasanth Sathiyakumar, Jordan C. Apfeld, Cesar S. Molina, Daniel J. Stinner, Andrew Han, and Manish K. Sethi -- The 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act : what is it and how will it change health care? / Richard Latuska, ALexandra Obremskey, and Manish K. Sethi.
- Print Material"He first full biography of Jonas Salk offers a complete picture of the enigmatic figure, from his early years working on an influenza vaccine--for which he never fully got credit--to his seminal creation of the Polio vaccine, up through his later work to find a cure for AIDS"-- Provided by publisher.
- Print Material"... Szczeklik writes with the grace of a poet and the ease of a fine storyteller. Anecdotes drawn from a personal immersion in art, music, and literature are woven with reports on experimental medicine and daily clinical experience. From DNA and the re-creation of the Spanish Flu virus, to contemporary research in genetics, cancer, neurology, and the AIDS virus, from "Symptoms and Shadows," to "Dying and Death," to "Enchantment of Love," every chapter of this book is alive and engaging. The result is a life-affirming work of science, philosophy, art, and spirituality"--Excerpted from notes supplied by publisher.
- Legacy of Harvey Cushing profiles of patient care 2007Thieme eNeurosurgeryPituitary tumors and other parasellar region masses -- Gliomas and other "malignant" tumors -- Meningiomas -- Cerebral aneurysms and arteriovenous malformations -- Spinal tumors -- Posterior fossa tumors and other pathologies -- Special illustrations, additional operative sketches, teaching slides, and operating room photographs.
- Leukaemia 2003Wellcome Trust
- Life of Ernest Starling 2005ScienceDirect
- This well-established international series examines major areas of basic and clinical research within neuroscience, as well as emerging and promising subfields. This volume on the neurosciences, neurology, and literature vividly shows how science and the humanities can come together --- and have come together in the past. Its sections provide a new, broad look at these interactions, which have received surprisingly little attention in the past. Experts in the field cover literature as a window to neurological and scientific zeitgeists, theories of brain and mind in literature, famous authors and their suspected neurological disorders, and how neurological disorders and treatments have been described in literature. In addition, a myriad of other topics are covered, including some on famous authors whose important connections to the neurosciences have been overlooked (e.g., Roget, of Thesaurus fame), famous neuroscientists who should also be associated with literature, and some overlooked scientific and medical men who helped others produce great literary works (e,g., Bram Stoker's Dracula). There has not been a volume with this coverage in the past, and the connections it provides should prove fascinating to individuals in science, medicine, history, literature, and various other disciplines. This book looks at literature, medicine, and the brain sciences both historically and in the light of the newest scholarly discoveries and insights.
- Making and marketing medicine in Renaissance Florence 2011IngentaConnectA study of the Speziale al Giglio apothecary shop in fifteenth-century Florence, Italy.
- Medicare 2000, a profile 35 years of improving Americans' health and security. 2003.Internet Archive
- Migraine diagnosis, treatment and understanding c.1960-2010 the transcript of a Witness Seminar held by the History of Modern Biomedicine Research Group, Queen Mary, University of London, on 28 May 2013 2014Wellcome Trust
- Monoclonal antibodies to migraine witnesses to modern biomedicine, an A-Z 2014Wellcome Trust
- MRC applied psychology Unit 2003Wellcome Trust"This transcript considers the origins and impact of the MRC Applied Psychology Unit's work from 1944 to 1998."
- On the shoulders of medicine's giants what today's clinicians can learn from yesterday's wisdom 2015SpringerThe Profession and Professionalism -- Being a Physician -- The Art and Science of Doctoring -- Health, Disease, Illness, and Death -- Disease Detection and Diagnosis -- Therapy and Healing -- Learning and Teaching Medicine -- Medical Experience, Knowledge, and Wisdom -- Errors, Uncertainty, and Ethical Issues -- Current Issues and Future Practice.
- Historical milestones of a long pathway / Roy, T. -- Polysulfone : the development of a membrane for convective therapies / Heilmann, K., Keller, T. -- The machine and the therapy concept / Greenwood, R.N. -- Backfiltration : past, present and future / Rangel, A.V. ... [et al.] -- Producing on-line ultrapure dialysis fluid / von Albertini, B. -- Membrane requirements for high-flux and convective therapies / Bowry, S.K. -- Regulatory challenges of on-line hemodiafiltration / Pirovano, D. -- Facing regulatory challenges of on-line hemodiafiltration / Kümmerle, W. -- The membrane permeability outcome study / Locatelli, F. ... [et al.] -- The early years of on-line HDF : How did it all start? How did we get here? / Canaud, B. -- Evolution of the concept of biocompatibility and the cardioprotective effect of on-line hemodiafiltration / Ramírez, R., Martín-Malo, A., Aljama, P. -- On-line hemodiafiltration in the large RISCAVID study / Panichi, V., Tetta, C. -- Overcoming the limitations of post-dilution on-line hemodiafiltration : mixed dilution hemodiafiltration / Pedrini, L.A., Wiesen, G. -- Fifteen years of experience with on-line hemodiafiltration / Maduell, F. -- Adopting on-line hemodiafiltration as standard therapy in EMEA nephrocare centers / Stopper, A. ... [et al.] -- Utilization of hemodiafiltration as treatment modality in renal replacement therapy for end-stage renal disease patients : a global perspective / Sichart, J.-M., Moeller, S. -- Seeking an optimal renal replacement therapy for the chronic kidney disease epidemic : the case for on-line hemodiafiltration / Gatti, E., Ronco, C.
- "The first half of the book provides historical review, insights into the barriers women physicians face and the authors' roles promoting women in medicine. The second half focuses on authors' interactions with pioneering women in medicine or biographies about influential women physicians and scientists."--Preface.
- Plague and empire in the early modern Mediterranean world the Ottoman experience, 1347-1600 2015Cambridge"This is the first systematic scholarly study of the Ottoman experience of plague during the Black Death pandemic and the centuries that followed. Using a wealth of archival and narrative sources, including medical treatises, hagiographies, and travelers' accounts, as well as recent scientific research, Nükhet Varlik demonstrates how plague interacted with the environmental, social, and political structures of the Ottoman Empire from the late medieval through the early modern era. The book argues that the empire's growth transformed the epidemiological patterns of plague by bringing diverse ecological zones into interaction and by intensifying the mobilities of exchange among both human and non-human agents. Varlik maintains that persistent plagues elicited new forms of cultural imagination and expression, as well as a new body of knowledge about the disease. In turn, this new consciousness sharpened the Ottoman administrative response to the plague, while contributing to the makings of an early modern state"-- Provided by publisher.
- Population-based research in South Wales the MRC pneumoconiosis research unit and the MRC epidemiology unit 2002Wellcome
- Prenatal corticosteroids for reducing morbidity and mortality after preterm birth the transcript of a Witness Seminar held by the Wellcome Trust Centre for the history of medicine at UCL, London, on 15 June 2004 2005Wellcome Trust
- Public health in the 1980s and 1990s, decline and rise? the transcript of a Witness Seminar 2006Wellcome Trust
- Medical healing implies knowledge of the assumptions that underlie our understanding of 'health', and, concomitantly, how we define well being and its opposites, illness and disease. Today, health, health care (business, wellness, recreation), and medicine (especially research-driven scientific medicine) have become separate entities with different institutions, budgets, marketing philosophies and 'corporate cultures'. Furthermore, healing is individual and subjective, yet at the same time also culturally determined. The present volume brings together papers on these topics in an unique interdisciplinary approach. The book provides an ethical framework for healthcare from a political perspective. It discusses definitions of the terminology of healing and health and their ethical and medical implications including their historical contexts. A separate section expands the theme of the cultural constructedness of healing by the concepts of traditional Chinese medicine and homeopathy. Modern medicine has a strong focus on acute care, which urgently needs to place greater emphasis on preventive medicine including the crucial importance of social factors on health and on the emergence of 'public health'. The point of view of Business Concepts, their potential and limitations are by no means neglected and the legal ramifications of genetic research and innovative medical strategies with regard to some of our most foundational notions are discussed.
- Recent history of platelets in thrombosis and other disorders the transcript of a Witness Seminar 2005Wellcome Trust
- Print Material"The two world wars played an important role in the evolution of plastic and maxillofacial surgery in the first half of the 20th century. This book is about four of the key figures involved. Sir Harold Gillies and Sir Archibald McIndoe were born in Dunedin; McIndoe and Rainsford Mowlem studied medicine at the University of Otago Medical School, and Henry Pickerill was foundation Dean of the University of Otago Dental School. The author describes how these surgeons revolutionised plastic surgery and the treatment of facial trauma, working on soldiers, fighter pilots and civilians disfigured by bombs, shrapnel and burns. Eventually Gillies et al. were supported by a vast surgical enterprise that included surgeons, dentists, anaesthetists, artists and photographers, nurses and orderlies. The text is fully illustrated with photos, drawings and case notes by the surgeons and war artists at military hospitals at Boulogne-sur-Mer, Aldershot and Sidcup in the First World War, and civilian hospitals at East Grinstead, Basingstoke and Hill End in the Second. The book includes a DVD of Rainsford Mowlem performing a variety of plastic operations in 1945. This book is a must for anyone interested in the history of medicine and the treatment of casualties in the two world wars"--From publisher.
- Representing Argentinian mothers medicine, ideas, and culture in the modern era, 1900-1946 2013IngentaConnect
- During the mid- to late-twentieth century, study of the physiology of the developing fetus and newborn infant evolved rapidly to become a major discipline in the biomedical sciences. Initially of interest from a standpoint of function of the placenta and oxygenation of the fetus, the field advanced to explore both normal functional mechanisms as well as pathophysiologic aspects of their regulation. Examples include studying the role and regulation of circulatory vascular anatomic shunts in oxygenation, cardiac function, certain aspects of asphyxia in the fetus and newborn infant, the role of fetal breathing movements, cyclic electroencephalographic activity, and analysis of electronic monitoring of fetal heart rate variability and its significance. Included in this book are reminisces of several dozen individuals who played a vital role in these developments. Overall, this survey considers a number of aspects of the development of the science of fetal and neonatal physiology, and its role in the greatly improved care of pregnant women and their newborn infants.
- Print Material1.Introduction: Scottish medicine and literary culture, 1726-1832 / Megan J. Coyer and David E. Shuttleton -- 2. 'Nothing is so soon forgot as pain': reading agony in Adam Smith's The theory of moral sentiments / Craig Franson --3. The origins of a modern medical ethics in enlightenment Scotland: Cheyne, Gregory and Cullen as practitioners of sensibility / Wayne Wild -- 4. The demise of the preformed embryo: Edinburgh, Leiden, and the physician-poet Mark Akenside's contribution to re-establishing epigenetic embryology / Robin Dix -- 5. Benjamin Rush, Edinburgh medicine and the rise of physician autobiography / Catherine Jones -- 6. The construction of Robert Fergusson's illness and death / Rhona Brown -- 7. 'Groaning under the miseries of a diseased nervous system': Robert Burns and melancholy / Allan Beveridge -- 8. Phrenological controversy and the medical imagination: 'A modern pythagorean' in Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine / Megan J. Coyer -- 9. Blood and the revenant in Walter Scott's The Fair Maid of Perth / Katherine Inglis -- 10. Magic, mind control, and the body electric: "Materia Medica" in Sir Walter Scott's library at Abbotsford / Lindsay Levy -- 11. An Account of ... William Cullen: John Thomson and the making of a medical biography / David E. Shuttleton -- 12. Transatlantic irritability: Brunonian sociology, America and mass culture in the nineteenth century / Gavin Budge -- Index.
- Disease in disguise -- Winged victories -- Food fright -- Superbugs -- The once and future pandemic -- Infection unmasked -- Bioterror.
- Short-course chemotherapy for tuberculosis the transcript of a Witness Seminar held by the Wellcome Trust Centre for the history of medicine at UCL, London, on 3 February 2004 2005Wellcome Trust
- Print MaterialConsists of a photographic record and landscape architectural layout of 22 benches containing a collection of personal stories about medical education, treatment, and research at Stanford. These thematically arranged granite benches/planters tied to chronological highlights of the history of medicine in paving stones constitute the Discovery Walk. The story includes conversations with over 200 research and clinical faculty, as well as students, staff, and alumni from the Stanford Community. The project was commissioned by Dean Philip Pizzo in 2008 for the centennial of the medical school and was dedicated in the spring of 2012. The Project also includes the Foundation Walk, a chronology of the school since its founding in 1858, and the Landscape Plan which creates an entrance to the School of Medicine and connection to the broader campus.
- Superbugs and superdrugs a history of MRSA : the transcript of a Witness Seminar held by the Wellcome Trust Centre for the History of Medicine at UCL, London, on 11 July 2006 2008Wellcome Trust
- Part I. The thyroid gland -- Thyroid physiology -- Emil Theodor Kocher -- Karl von Basedow -- Jan Wolff and Israel L. Chaikoff -- Hyperthyroidism and thyroiditis -- Robert James Graves -- Henry Stanley Plummer -- Hakaru Hashimoto -- Fritz de Quervain -- George W. Crile -- Multinodular goiter -- Hugh Spear Pemberton -- Medullary thyroid carcinoma -- John Richard Farndon -- Well-differentiated thyroid cancer: papillary, follicular, and oncocytic (Hürthle) cell cancer -- Karl Hürthle -- Update of the treatment guidelines for well-differentiated thyroid cancer -- Frank Lahey -- Thomas Dunhill -- Part II. The parathyroid glands -- Primary hyperparathyroidism: diagnosis and workup -- Sir Richard Owen -- Fuller Albright -- James Bertram Collip -- Surgical management of hyperparathyroidism -- Felix Mandl -- Oliver Cope -- Parathyroidectomy: postoperative considerations/complications -- Frantis̆ek Chvostek -- Armand Trousseau -- Theodor Billroth -- Part III. The adrenal glands -- Adrenal physiology -- Thomas Addison -- Primary aldosteronism -- Jerome W. Conn -- Cushing's Syndrome -- Harvey Cushing -- J. Aidan Carney -- Pheochromocytoma and paraganglioma -- Charles Horace Mayo -- Arthur M. Shipley -- Emil Zuckerkandl -- Part IV. Neuroendocrine tumors of the pancreas -- Part IV. Neuroendocrine tumors of the pancreas -- Insulinomas -- Sir Fredrick Grant Banting -- Charles Herbert Best -- Allen Oldfather Whipple -- William J. Mayo -- Gastrinoma -- Robert Milton Zollinger -- Edwin H. Ellison -- VIPoma -- John V. Verner Jr. and Ashton B. Morrison -- Glucagonoma -- Small bowel neuroendocrine tumors -- Carcinoid syndrome -- Sigfried Oberndorfer -- Part V. Hereditary endocrine syndromes -- von Hippel-Lindau Disease -- Eugen von Hippel and Arvid Lindau -- Multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1 -- Paul Wermer -- Norman W. Thompson -- Multiple endocrine neoplasia 2 syndromes -- John H. Sipple -- Index.
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- Thirty years of photosynthesis 1974-2004 2006Springer
- Urolithiasis-- a comprehensive history 2014SpringerUrolithiasis: A Comprehensive History provides a historical sojourn into the varied manifestations of kidney stone disease. Utilizing historical sources and integrating classic material with new concepts, this new volume provides depth and details on stone disease not found in modern overviews on the topic. This volume serves as a very useful tool for physicians and researchers dealing with kidney stone disease. Written by a renowned expert in the field, Urolithiasis: A Comprehensive History is an in depth resource that heightens our medical understanding of this ancient disease and is of great value to urologists, nephrologists, endocrinologists interested in stone disease.
- Victor McKusick and the history of medical genetics 2012SpringerVictor McKusick /; Krishna R. Dronamraju --; Family Life and Victor's Meeting the Unexpected /; Anne Bishop McKusick --; The McKusick Twins: A Personal Essay /; Vincent L. McKusick --; Personal Recollections of Victor /; Krishna R. Dronamraju --; Memories of Victor McKusick /; Don M. Long --; Memories of the Moore Clinic, 1960-1965 /; David J. Weatherall --; Cytogenetics and Early Days at the Moore Clinic with Victor McKusick /; Malcolm A. Ferguson-Smith --; Travels with Victor: Marfan Syndrome and Its Cousins /; Reed E. Pyeritz --; Homage for Victor McKusick /; Nicholas Avrion Mitchison --; How Did My Association with Victor Influence Me, My Career, and My Family? /; Digamber S. Borgaonkar --; The Assimilation of Classical Genetics into Human Genetics /; Elof Axel Carlson --; Genetic Studies in Isolated Populations: Victor McKusick's Contributions to Population Genetics /; Aravinda Chakravarti --; Victor A. McKusick and Medical Genetics Among the Amish /; Clair A. Francomano --; Dr. Victor A. McKusick and the Genetics of Dwarfism /; Clair A. Francomano and David L. Rimoin --; Clinical Genomicist in the Future of Medical Practice /; Edison T. Liu --; Victor McKusick and the History of Medical Genetics /; Peter S. Harper --; The Influence of Victor A. McKusick on the Development of Training in Medical Genetics in Europe and in the World /; Giovanni Romeo.
- Pt. 1. Heroes, diseases and remedies. Heroes in medical history -- Diseases that changed history -- Drugs and other remedies -- pt. 2. The heritage and culture of medicine. Medical words and phrases -- Whose syndrome? Stories of medical eponyms -- Medical abbreviations, acronyms, euphemisms, jargon, and slang -- Medical aphorisms -- Memorable medical quotations -- pt. 3. Clinical notes and medical misadventures. Famous persons as patients -- Misadventures: myths, misinformation, blunders, and wrongdoing -- Now and future practice.
- Print MaterialThe Idea of nature in medical theory and practice -- Diseases -- Health : popular concept and philosophical question -- Is a pedagogy of healing possible? -- The Problem of regulation in the organism and in society.
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