Authors:Ann Maxwell Edward, Joel E. Dimsdale, Bernard T. Eng
Publisher: American Psychiatric Publishing, Inc.
Keywords: medicine, psychosomatic, classics, integrated
Number of Pages: 429
Published: 1995-01-15
List price: $51.00
ISBN-10: 0880487275
ISBN-13: 9780880487276

Reprints of 19 important articles that appeared in the journal Psychosomatic Medicine. Selected and edited by a committee of the American Psychosomatic Society. 18 U.S. contributors.

Authors:L.S. Parker, Rachel A. Ankeny,
Publisher: Springer
Keywords: medicine, society, philosophy, genetics, disciplines, concepts, evolving, mutating
Number of Pages: 344
Published: 2002-12-31
List price: $195.00
ISBN-10: 1402010400
ISBN-13: 9781402010408

This volume employs philosophical and historical perspectives to shed light on classic social, ethical, and philosophical issues raised with renewed urgency against the backdrop of the mapping of the human genome. Philosophers and historians of science and medicine, ethicists, and those interested in the reciprocal influence of science and other cultural practices will find the arguments and observations offered fascinating and indispensable.

Authors:Waltraud Ernst, Bernard Harris,
Publisher: Routledge
Keywords: medicine, social, history, studies, routledge, science, race
Number of Pages: 320
Published: 1999-08-04
List price: $130.00
ISBN-10: 0415181526
ISBN-13: 9780415181525

Considering cases from Europe to India, this collection brings together current critical research on the role played by racial issues in the production of medical knowledge over the past three centuries. Confronting such themes as colonialism and medicine, the origins of racial thinking and health and migration, the distinguished contributors examine the role played by medicine in the construction of racial categories.

Author: Tori Hudson
Publisher: McGraw-Hill
Keywords: medicine, total, health, wellness, integrative, alternative, encyclopedia, natural, women, therapies
Number of Pages: 384
Published: 2007-09-20
List price: $24.95
ISBN-10: 0071464735
ISBN-13: 9780071464734

Use the power of nature to heal your body and enjoy a lifetime of good health In Women’s Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine, naturopathic physician Tori Hudson shows you how to safely and effectively combine conventional and natural medicine to maintain health and address specific medical conditions. Her groundbreaking work offers sound information on complementary therapies such as bio-identical hormones, vitamin supplementation, herbs, diet, and exercise and helps you make informed choices about your health. Learn how to: Treat a whole range of female health issues, from

Author: Stephen Jacyna
Publisher: Routledge
Keywords: medicine, institute, series, wellcome, history, citizenship, whigs, science, philosophic, edinburgh
Number of Pages: 224
Published: 1994-04-21
List price: $135.00
ISBN-10: 0415036143
ISBN-13: 9780415036146

Philosophic Whigs explores the links between scientific activity and politics in the early 19th century. Through a study of the Edinburgh medical school, L.S. Jacyna analyzes the developments in medical education in the contexts of the social and political relationships within the Whig communityFor many of these "philosophical Whigs" intellectual and scientific activity was perceived as a means of expressing a political identity. However, this identity often showed through into the science itself as some of the physiological theories presented by the medical authors present a characteristica

Author: Edward J. Eckenfels
Publisher: Rutgers University Press
Keywords: medicine, service, critical, issues, health, community, student, people, restoring, humanism, doctors, serving
Number of Pages: 240
Published: 2008-08-01
List price: $23.95
ISBN-10: 0813543169
ISBN-13: 9780813543161

Today’s physicians are medical scientists, drilled in the basics of physiology, anatomy, genetics, and chemistry. They learn how to crunch data, interpret scans, and see the human form as a set of separate organs and systems in some stage of disease. Missing from their training is a holistic portrait of the patient as a person and as a member of a community. Yet a humanistic passion and desire to help people often are the attributes that compel a student toward a career in medicine. So what happens along the way to tarnish that idealism? Can a new approach to medical education make a dif

Authors:Michael J. Soares, Joan S. Hunt,
Publisher: Humana Press
Keywords: methods, molecular, medicine, biology, protocols, trophoblast, placenta
Number of Pages: 470
Published: 2005-11-30
List price: $159.00
ISBN-10: 1588294048
ISBN-13: 9781588294043

A collection of cutting-edge laboratory techniques for the study of trophoblast and placental biology. The techniques presented range from experimental animal models, to animal and human placental organ and cell culture systems, to morphological, biochemical, and molecular strategies for assessing trophoblast/placental growth, differentiation and function. Volume 1 provides readily reproducible protocols for studying embryo-uterine implantation, trophoblast cell development, and the organization and molecular characterization of the placenta. Highlights include strategies for the isolation and
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