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    A Global History of Medicine

    A volume exploring the history of medicine across continents and countries from ancient to modern times, examining the changing systems of medicine in Eastern and Western traditions, comparing alternative medical practices, and introducing readers to how historians have captured the multiple approaches to healing adopted by different cultures.

    A History of Medicine

    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. Stressing major themes in the history of medicine, this third edition continues to stimulate further exploration of the events, methodologies, and theories th

    A Life in Medicine: From Ascelpius

    In his memoir, A Life in Medicine: From Asclepius to Beckett, Eoin O'Brien, a cardiologist with an international reputation as a clinical scientist, describes his life in medicine and literature.

    A Scientific Revolution: Ten Men and Women Who Reinvented American Medicine

    A prismatic examination of the evolution of medicine, from a trade to a science, through the exemplary lives of ten men and women.

    Anatomica - A Compendium of Blood, Bones and Bodies: A Cabinet of Medical Curiosities

    A thematic miscellany of blood, bones and bodies.

    Anatomy Museum: Death and the Body Displayed

    Anatomy Museum is an innovative, wide-ranging, strikingly illustrated history of deceased bodies on display, from medieval relics, to nineteenth-century mega-collections of human remains, to the controversial Body Worlds exhibition that is touring the globe.

    Artificial Hearts: The Allure and Ambivalence of a Controversial Medical Technology

    Packed with larger-than-life characters-from dedicated and ardent scientists to feuding Texas surgeons and brave patients-this book is a fascinating case study that speaks to questions of expectations, limitations, and uncertainty in a high-technology medical world.

    Asperger's Children: The Origins of

    A ground-breaking exploration of the chilling history behind an increasingly common diagnosis.

    Caring for the Heart: Mayo Clinic and the Rise of Specialization

    This groundbreaking book describes developments in the diagnosis and treatment of heart disease, explains how the Mayo Clinic became a world-famous medical center, and reveals how new technologies and procedures promoted medical specialization. It is written for general readers as well as health care professionals, historians, and policy analysts.

    Childbirth in the Age of Plastics

    Focusing on obstetrics, this first book about the history of medicine in relation to the plastic revolution asks vital questions about childbirth today - and tomorrow - and demonstrates that the current turning point in the history of childbirth is also a turning point in the history of humanity.

    History of medicine