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The Rise and Fall of Modern Medicine
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James Le Fanu
 
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The Smile Revolution: In Eighteenth...
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The story of how we learned to smile. A unique and untold story about a facial expression at the heart of modern western civilization.
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The Great Discoveries in Medicine
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William F. Bynum; Helen Bynum
 
Provides an account of the evolution of medical knowledge and practice from ancient Egypt, India and China to todays technology, from letting blood to keyhole surgery, from the theory of...
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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
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The Emperor of All Maladies
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The Shrinks: The Untold Story of...
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Jeffrey A. Lieberman; Ogi Ogas
 
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Madness in Civilization: A Cultural...
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From exorcism to mesmerism, from bedlam to victorian asylums, from the theory of humours to modern pharmacology, this book tells about madness, its meanings, its consequences and our various attempts...
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Murderous Contagion: A Human History...
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Kill or Cure
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Steve Parker
 
Traces medicine's history. This title tells the history of medicine from chipping holes in skulls to gene therapy and revolutionary cancer treatments.
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The Aphorisms of Hippocrates
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Hippocrates
 
Hippocrates, distinguished by the titles of Father of Medicine and Prince of Physicians, was born in Greece, 460 years before the Christian era. Here, we present the aphorisms...
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Ancient Babylonian Medicine - Theory...
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Markham J. Geller
 
Utilizing a great variety of previously unknown cuneiform tablets, Ancient Babylonian Medicine: Theory and Practice examines the way medicine was practiced by various Babylonian professionals of the 2nd and 1st...
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Thomas Bartholin: The Anatomy House ...
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Niels W. Bruun
 
While the dissection of bodies had already been allowed to form part of an education at European universities during the 1500s, an anatomical theatre was first...
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Patients and Healers in the High ...
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Ido Israelowich
 
Offers a look at the practice of ancient Roman medicine. The author presents three richly detailed case studies - one focusing on the home and reproduction; another on the army;...
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The New York Times Book of Medicine:...
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Gina Kolata; Abraham Verghese
 
A collection of 150 articles from the New York Times archive. It charts the developing scientific insights, breakthroughs and struggles into diagnosing and treating a myriad of medical conditions. It...
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Palliative Care: The 400-Year Quest...
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Harold Y. Vanderpool
 
The long history of medical care for the dying has largely been neglected by scholars. Physicians were first challenged to provide medical and personal care that would...
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Expelling the Plague: The Health...
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Zlata Blaž Ina Tomic; Vesna...
 
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