Neurologische Schemata fur die arztliche Praxis by Edward Flatau

By Edward Flatau

Dieser Buchtitel ist Teil des Digitalisierungsprojekts Springer publication documents mit Publikationen, die seit den Anfängen des Verlags von 1842 erschienen sind. Der Verlag stellt mit diesem Archiv Quellen für die historische wie auch die disziplingeschichtliche Forschung zur Verfügung, die jeweils im historischen Kontext betrachtet werden müssen. Dieser Titel erschien in der Zeit vor 1945 und wird daher in seiner zeittypischen politisch-ideologischen Ausrichtung vom Verlag nicht beworben.

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The Woman in the Surgeon's Body by Joan Cassell

By Joan Cassell

Anthropologist Joan Cassell enters the heavily guarded surgeon's enviornment to discover the paintings and lives of ladies practising their craft in what's principally a man's international. Cassell the day-by-day lives of 5 girls surgeons over the process 3 years. the result's an insightful account of the way being girl impacts the best way the medical professional is perceived by way of colleagues, nurses, sufferers, superiors--and even by way of herself.

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Become: a novel of Desolation (Volume 1) by ali cross

By ali cross

Sixteen-year previous Desolation Black wishes not anything greater than to stick in Hell the place it’s chilly and lonely and completely predictable. in its place, she’s despatched again to Earth the place she needs to face the evil she despises and the nice she regularly feared. whilst Desi is compelled to include her internal demon, she assumes her selection has been made—that she has no wish of being something except what her father, Lucifer, has created her to be. What she doesn’t anticipate, is discovering a cause to change—something she’s by no means had before—a pal.

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The making of addiction : the 'use and abuse' of opium in by Louise Foxcroft

By Louise Foxcroft

What does drug dependancy suggest to us? What did it suggest to others some time past? and the way are those meanings attached? In smooth society the assumption of drug habit is a given and generally understood inspiration, but this was once now not continually the case some time past. This publication uncovers the unique affects that formed the production and a number of the interpretations of dependancy as a affliction, and of habit to opiates particularly. It delves into the remedies, regimes, and prejudices that surrounded the , a newly rising pathological entity and a sort of 'moral madness' throughout the 19th century. The resource fabric for this booklet is wealthy and impressive. Letters and diaries give you the so much relocating fabric, detailing own struggles with dependancy and the pains of these who cared and despaired. Confessions of disgrace, deceit, distress and terror sit down along these of deep sensual excitement, visionary manifestations and completely satisfied freedom from care. The reader can stick to the lifelong opium careers of literary figures, artists and politicians, glimpse a uncooked underworld of hidden drug use, or see the bleakness of city and rural poverty alleviated through day-by-day doses of opium. Delving into diaries, letters and confessions this publication exposes the scientific case histories and the physician's mad, lazy, advertisement, contemptuous, determined, altruistic and pissed off makes an attempt to house drug dependancy. It demonstrates that a number of the stigmatising prejudices arose from fake 'facts' and semi-mythical ideals and hence has major implications, not just for the background of habit, but additionally for a way we view the situation this present day.

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Extreme Medicine: How Exploration Transformed Medicine in by Kevin Fong M.D.

By Kevin Fong M.D.

Little a couple of hundred years in the past, maps of the realm nonetheless boasted white area: areas the place no human had ever trod. inside a couple of brief a long time the main adverse of the world's environments had all been conquered. Likewise, within the 20th century, drugs remodeled human existence. medical professionals took what used to be many times deadly and made it survivable. As modernity introduced us ever extra into other forms of extremes, medical professionals driven the limits of clinical advances and human patience. severe exploration challenged the physique in ways in which basically the forefront of technological know-how may perhaps resolution. medical professionals, scientists, and explorers all percentage a defining trait: they push on within the face of grim odds. due to their severe exploration we not just comprehend our body structure greater; we've got additionally made huge, immense strides within the technological know-how of healing.

Drawing on his personal adventure as an anesthesiologist, extensive care professional, and NASA adviser, Dr. Kevin Fong examines how state-of-the-art drugs pushes the envelope of human survival through learning the human body's reaction whilst confirmed by way of actual extremes. Extreme Medicine explores varied limits of patience and the lens each one deals on one of many platforms of the physique. The demanding situations of Arctic exploration created possibilities for breakthroughs in open middle surgical procedure; battlefield medical professionals pioneered concepts for pores and skin grafts, middle surgical procedure, and trauma care; underwater and outer house exploration have revolutionized our knowing of respiring, gravity, and masses extra. Avant-garde medication is essentially altering our rules in regards to the nature of existence and death.

via miraculous bills of outstanding occasions and pioneering medication, Fong illustrates the sheer audacity of clinical perform at severe limits, the place human existence is balanced on a knife's facet. Extreme Medicine is a gripping debut concerning the technological know-how of therapeutic, but in addition approximately exploration in its broadest sense—and approximately how, via probing the very limits of our biology, we could finally go back with a greater appreciation of the way bodies paintings, of what existence is, and what it ability to be human.

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Nature Cures: The History of Alternative Medicine in America by James C. Whorton

By James C. Whorton

From reflexology and rolfing to shiatsu and dream paintings, we're faced at the present time by way of a welter of different clinical treatments. yet as James Whorton exhibits in Nature Cures, the hot explosion in substitute drugs really displays centuries of pageant and clash among mainstream medication and various unorthodox platforms.
this can be the 1st accomplished historical past of different drugs in the USA, studying the most important structures that experience emerged from 1800 to the current. Writing with wit and with equity to each side, Whorton bargains a desirable examine replacement wellbeing and fitness platforms akin to homeopathy, water treatments, Mesmerism, Christian technology, osteopathy, chiropractic, naturopathy, and acupuncture. He highlights the delivery and progress of every approach (including eu roots the place acceptable) and vividly describes either the theories and the treatments built inside of each one procedure, together with such doubtful practices as hour-long walks barefoot in snow or Samuel Thompson's "puking and steaming" routine. particularly, Whorton illuminates the philosophy of "natural therapeutic" that has been espoused via replacement practitioners all through historical past and the unique interpretations of "nature healing" built through the various platforms. although he does not hesitate to indicate the issues of those platforms, he additionally indicates that a few "cult drugs" have finally received attractiveness from practitioners of mainstream medicine.
all through, Whorton writes with a mild contact and costs from modern humorists corresponding to Mark Twain. His e-book is an interesting and authoritative heritage that highlights the process replacement drugs within the united states, supplying worthwhile history to the wide variety of cures on hand today.

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Birthing Bodies in Early Modern France: Stories of Gender by Kirk D. Read

By Kirk D. Read

The pregnant, birthing, and nurturing physique is a ordinary topos in early sleek French literature. Such our bodies, usually metaphors for concerns and anxieties acquiring to the gendered keep watch over of social and political associations, bought a lot in their descriptive strength from contemporaneous scientific and medical discourse. during this examine, Kirk learn brings jointly literary and clinical texts that characterize a variety of perspectives, from lyric poets, satirists and polemicists, to midwives and surgeons, all of whom discover the preferred 16th- and early seventeenth-century narratives of delivery in France. even though the rhetoric of birthing was once commonly used, thoughts and negotiations depended upon intercourse and gender; this research considers the male, lady, and hermaphroditic adventure, providing either an research of women's stories to be certain, but in addition starting onto the views of non-female birthers and their position within the social and political weather of early smooth France. The writers explored comprise Rabelais, Madeleine and Catherine Des Roches, Louise Boursier, Pierre de Ronsard, Pierre Boaistuau and Jacques Duval. learn additionally explores the results of the metaphorical use of replica, reminiscent of the presentation of literary paintings as offspring and the poet/mentor dating as that of a suckling baby. Foregrounded within the research are the questions of what it skill for girls to embody organic and literary copy and the way male appropriation of the birthing physique impacts the project of constructing new literary traditions. in addition, by means of exploring the circumstances of indeterminate birthing entities and the social anxiousness that informs them, learn complicates the binarisms at paintings within the vexed terrain of sexuality, intercourse, and gender during this interval. eventually, learn considers how the narrative of delivery produces old conceptions of identification, authority, and gender.

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With Words and Knives : Learning Medical Dispassion in Early by Lynda Payne

By Lynda Payne

The perform of drugs within the days earlier than the advance of anaesthetics may perhaps usually be a brutal and painful event. Many systems, particularly these regarding surgical procedure, should have proved virtually as distressing to the health care professional as to the sufferer. but so as to treatment, the clinical practitioner used to be frequently required to inflict discomfort and the sufferer to undergo it.Some point of detachment has regularly been required of the health care professional and particularly, of the health practitioner. it's the development of this detachment, or dispassion, in early smooth England, with which this paintings is anxious. The booklet explores the assumption of scientific dispassion and indicates how practitioners constructed the highbrow, verbal and handbook ability of having the ability to exchange ardour with equanimity and distance.As the ability of 'dispassion' grew to become extra frequent it was once either enthusiastically promoted and vehemently attacked by way of clinical and literary writers in the course of the early glossy interval. to give an explanation for why the perform used to be so arguable and aroused such furor, this research takes into consideration not just styles of clinical schooling and scientific perform yet wider debates referring to social, philosophical and non secular principles.

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A Byzantine encyclopaedia of horse medicine: the sources, by Anne McCabe

By Anne McCabe

How have been Greek texts at the care and scientific remedy of the pony transmitted from antiquity to the current day? utilizing the proof of Byzantine manuscripts of the veterinary compilation referred to as the Hippiatrica, Anne McCabe lines the adventure of the texts from the stables to the medieval scriptorium and finally to the published version. Surviving manuscripts comprise either terrific presentation copies and simple ones meant to be used within the box. The Hippiatrica is a wealthy and little-known resource of knowledge approximately horses, medication, and magic. This e-book presents a advisor to its advanced historical past in addition to a number of interesting info, and comprises colour illustrations of a couple of manuscript pages.

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Bodies in Formation: An Ethnography of Anatomy and Surgery by Rachel Prentice

By Rachel Prentice

Surgeons hire craft, crafty, and know-how to open, realize, and service sufferer our bodies. In Bodies in Formation, anthropologist Rachel Prentice enters surgical suites more and more full of new clinical applied sciences to discover how surgeons are made within the early twenty-first century. Prentice argues that clinical scholars and citizens examine via perform, coming to embrace designated methods of perceiving, performing, and being. Drawing on ethnographic commentary in anatomy laboratories, working rooms, and know-how layout teams, she exhibits how trainees develop into physicians via interactions with colleagues and sufferers, applied sciences and pathologies, our bodies and individuals. Bodies in Formation foregrounds the technical, moral, and affective formation of physicians, demonstrating how, even inside a global of North American biomedicine more and more ruled through applied sciences for distant interventions and automatic educating, excellent care is still the artwork of human healing.

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