British Women Surgeons And Their Patients 1860 1918

Pub Date : 2017-02-23 | Author : Claire Brock | Publisher : Cambridge University Press

ISBN 10 : 9781107186934
ISBN 13 : 1107186935

When women agitated to join the medical profession in Britain during the 1860s, the practice of surgery proved both a help (women were neat, patient and used to needlework) and a h..

Cancer Patients Cancer Pathways

Pub Date : 2012-10-10 | Author : Carsten Timmermann | Publisher : Palgrave Macmillan

ISBN 10 : 9781137272072
ISBN 13 : 1137272074

The eleven essays in this volume examine cancer research and treatment as everyday practice in post-war Europe and North America. Rather than writing cancer's history as that of in..

Strange Medicine

Pub Date : 2013-07-02 | Author : Nathan Belofsky | Publisher : Penguin

ISBN 10 : 9781101624586
ISBN 13 : 1101624582

Strange Medicine casts a gimlet eye on the practice of medicine through the ages that highlights the most dubious ideas, bizarre treatments, and biggest blunders. From bad science ..

A Biographical History Of Endocrinology

Pub Date : 2016-02-23 | Author : D. Lynn Loriaux | Publisher : John Wiley & Sons

ISBN 10 : 9781119202479
ISBN 13 : 1119202477

Establishing endocrinology as a distinct medical specialty was no easy task. This engaging volume chronicles the journey through the stories of the men –and occasional women—wh..

Oxford Dictionary Of Medical Quotations

Pub Date : 2004 | Author : Peter McDonald | Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN 10 : 0198565984
ISBN 13 : 9780198565987

'. . . absolutely fascinating... It is impossible to open this book at any page without finding something that will interest or entertain you... The rich and famous are certainly w..