White Coat Tales: Medicine's Heroes, Heritage, and by Robert B. Taylor

By Robert B. Taylor

This re-creation of White Coat Tales presents interesting tales that provide ancient context to what we do in drugs today―the body’s “holy bone” and the way it acquired its identify, a stunning this is why gout so accepted a number of centuries in the past, and the healing misadventure that shortened the lifetime of Eleanor Roosevelt.  In addition to many new stories, this revised version comprises 128 illustrations, akin to photographs of Baron von Münchhausen aloft with cannonballs and Vincent van Gogh’s portrait of his medical professional displaying a clue to the painter’s overall healthiness. examine mythical clinical innovators, illnesses that modified historical past, health problems of recognized individuals, and  some epic error of physicians and scientists. the writer is Robert B. Taylor, MD, Emeritus Professor, Oregon wellbeing and fitness & technology collage tuition of medication, and Professor, japanese Virginia scientific institution. Dr. Taylor is the writer and editor of greater than 33 clinical books. 

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Greek and 'Roman' in Latin Medical Texts: Studies in by Brigitte Maire

By Brigitte Maire

Latin clinical texts transmit clinical theories and practices that originated generally in Greece. This interplay happened via juxtaposition, assimilation and transformation of principles. 'Greek' and 'Roman' in Latin scientific Texts reviews the ways that this cultural interplay inspired the advance of the scientific occupation and the expansion of information of human and animal our bodies, and particularly the way it supplied the rules for strategies within the components of anatomy, pathology and pharmacology, from the earliest Latin scientific texts until eventually good into the medieval global.

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Laser Cancer Research, 1st Edition by Leon Goldman M.D. (auth.)

By Leon Goldman M.D. (auth.)

together with the oncologist. For guy, the laser has to be moved out of the laboratory into the working room. at the moment, its real place within the melanoma treatment application isn't really but recognized. the best awareness is being directed to cancer end result of the large power adsorption functions of this seriously pigmented tumor. the subsequent niche is in unusual and com­ mon tumors of blood vessels. right here, too, the colour issue affects to a signifi­ cant measure the absorption of the laser. a number of obtainable malignancies are handled additionally through the laser mainly to match the influence the following with different modalities of treatment. ultimately, as a kind of remedy of desperation, lasers are utilized in the therapy of metastatic lesions. This then, is the short advent to the examine of the present prestige of laser melanoma learn. excessive, tough and cooperative study of the following couple of years will ascertain the position of the laser, an "optical knife", as an investi­ gative or healing device. T capable of Contents bankruptcy 1 Laser Instrumentation 1 bankruptcy 2 Laser safety . eight bankruptcy three The Laser response in Tissue thirteen bankruptcy four colour features of Tissue on the subject of Laser Radiation sixteen bankruptcy five Laser Radiation of Tissue Cultures .

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Celsus: On Medicine, Volume II, Books 5-6 (Loeb Classical by Celsus, W. G. Spencer

By Celsus, W. G. Spencer

A. Cornelius Celsus used to be writer, most likely throughout the reign of the Roman Emperor Tiberius (14–37 CE), of a common encyclopaedia of agriculture, drugs, army arts, rhetoric, philosophy, and jurisprudence, in that order of topics. Of all this nice paintings there survives in simple terms the eight books on drugs (De Medicina). publication I: after a great survey of Greek colleges (Dogmatic, Methodic, Empiric) of drugs come good dietetics or future health maintenance with a purpose to regularly be appropriate. e-book II: offers with diagnosis, analysis of signs (which he stresses strongly), and common therapeutics. e-book III: inner illnesses: fevers and common ailments. ebook IV: neighborhood physically illnesses. subsequent come pharmacological books, publication V: therapy by means of medicinal drugs of basic ailments; and publication VI: of neighborhood illnesses. e-book VII and booklet VIII take care of surgical procedure; those books include bills of many operations, together with amputation.

Celsus was once now not a certified general practitioner of medication or a health practitioner, yet a realistic layman whose On Medicine, written in a transparent and neat type, for lay readers, is partially as a result his scientific remedy of his loved ones (slaves incorporated) and in part a presentation of knowledge received from many Greek gurus. From no different resource do we research rather a lot of the situation of clinical technological know-how as much as his personal time.

The Loeb Classical Library version of Celsus is in 3 volumes.

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Leitfaden Ernährungsmedizin (German Edition) by Susanne Adler, Heide Koula-Jenik, Michael Miko, Matthias

By Susanne Adler, Heide Koula-Jenik, Michael Miko, Matthias Kraft, Ralf-Joachim Schulz

Ernährungsmedizin kompakt und konkret für Mediziner, Diätassistenten und Ökotrophologen:

  • Grundlagen der Ernährungsphysiologie und Lebensmittelkunde
  • Darstellung der Ernährungs- und Diätformen mit Bewertung aus ernährungswissenschaftlicher Sicht
  • Ernährung in bestimmten Lebenssituationen (z.B. Schwangerschaft, ältere Patienten)
  • ausführlicher Praxisteil zu Diagnostik und Therapie der ernährungsabhängigen und ernährungsbedingten Krankheiten sowie Tipps für Patienten
  • Grundlagen und Durchführung der künstlichen Ernährung
  • Anhang mit Tabellarien

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The Social History of Health and Medicine in Colonial India by Biswamoy Pati, Mark Harrison

By Biswamoy Pati, Mark Harrison

This ebook analyzes the varied features of the social background of overall healthiness and medication in colonial India. It explores a different set of subject matters that catch the variations of India, resembling public overall healthiness, scientific associations, psychological affliction and the politics and economics of colonialism. according to inter-disciplinary examine, the contributions supply helpful perception into themes that experience lately bought elevated scholarly awareness, together with using opiates and the position of advertisements in riding clinical markets. The individuals, either confirmed and rising students within the box, include assets starting from palm leaf manuscripts to archival fabrics.

This publication can be of curiosity to students of heritage, in particular the historical past of drugs and the heritage of colonialism and imperialism, sociology, social anthropology, cultural conception, and South Asian reports, in addition to to medical examiners and NGOs.

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Pharmaceutical Biotechnology: Concepts and Applications by Gary Walsh

By Gary Walsh

Pharmaceutical Biotechnology bargains scholars taking Pharmacy and similar clinical and Pharmaceutical classes a finished advent to the fast-moving quarter of biopharmaceuticals. With a selected specialise in the topic taken from a pharmaceutical viewpoint, preliminary chapters supply a huge advent to protein technological know-how and recombinant DNA know-how- key parts that underpin the entire topic. next chapters concentration upon the improvement, construction and research of those components. eventually the ebook strikes directly to discover the technology, biotechnology and clinical purposes of particular biotech items different types. those comprise not just protein-based components but in addition nucleic acid and cell-based items.

  • introduces crucial ideas underlining sleek biotechnology- recombinant DNA know-how and protein science
  • an important advent to this fast-moving topic aimed in particular at pharmacy and clinical students
  • includes particular ‘product classification chapters’ concentrating on the pharmaceutical, scientific and healing homes of diverse biopharmaceutical products.
  • entire bankruptcy dedicated to the foundations of genetic engineering and the way those medicinal drugs are developed.
  • includes quite a few proper case experiences to reinforce scholar understanding
  • no previous wisdom of protein constitution is assumed 

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Medicine-by-Post: The Changing Voice of Illness in by Wayne Wild

By Wayne Wild

'Medicine-by-Post' is an interdisciplinary research that may interact readers either within the heritage of medication and the eighteenth-century novel. The correspondence from the massive inner most practices of James Jurin, George Cheyne, and William Cullen opens a special window at the health care professional sufferer courting in England and Scotland from this era. The letters, many formerly unpublished, show a altering rhetoric that mirrors modern shifts in scientific thought and the patient's self-image. 'Medicine-by-Post' uncovers the thoughts of self-representation through either healers and sufferers, and reinterprets the that means of affliction and the scientific come upon in eighteenth-century literature within the gentle of true-life event. the strain among the patient's own wishes and the doctor's expert will offers a prepared metaphor for the novelist, depicting the social expectancies put upon the person in addition to a degree of one's ethical personality within the context of sickness. The correspondence additionally demonstrates the delicate alterations in rhetoric relating to 'sensibility', reflecting evolving scientific hypothesis. It additionally describes the differing views of the feminine physique among medical professionals and novelists and the ladies sufferers themselves. but a lot of this correspondence indicates an unforeseen mixture of metaphor with a pragmatic and utilitarian method of healing suggestion and the patient's personal compliance. In those letters we find a few surely sympathetic medical professionals. Contents checklist of Illustrations Acknowledgements advent 1 sufferers and their medical professionals in Eighteenth-Century Britain: Etiquette, Eclecticism, and Ethics 2 New technological know-how Rhetoric in Medicine-by-Post: the personal perform Correspondence of Dr James Jurin three George Cheyne: a really Public inner most health professional four The Correspondence of Dr William Cullen: Scottish Enlightenment and New instructions in Medicine-by-Post five Literary functions of Medicine-by-Post Bibliography Index

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Paracelsus: An Introduction to Philosophical Medicine in the by Walter

By Walter

A Karger 'Publishing Highlights 1890–2015' title
This 2d, revised version remains to be the reference paintings on hand in print and electronically on Paracelsus through the Paracelsus authority. moreover, it makes a superb learn. See additionally Pagel's final booklet The Smiling Spleen on Paracelsianism as a historic phenomenon. '...a paintings within the fabulous culture of biographical examine ... even the informal reader should be inspired to benefit that, 4 centuries in the past, the fellow who had the braveness to burn in public the writings of Avicenna, recognized pulmonary ailment in miners as an occupational probability, cretinism and goitre as endemic in convinced components, and chorea and hysteria as manifestations of disorder, now not demonic possession.' The Lancet

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