Medicine and Magic in Elizabethan London: Simon Forman: by Lauren Kassell

By Lauren Kassell

Simon Forman (1552-1611) is considered one of London's so much notorious astrologers. while he used to be consulted hundreds of thousands of instances a 12 months for clinical and different questions he stood except the scientific elite as he boldly asserted clinical rules that have been at odds with such a lot discovered physicians. during this attention-grabbing booklet, Lauren Kassell vividly recovers the realm of medication and magic in Elizabethan London.

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Antimicrobial Drugs: Chronicle of a twentieth century by David Greenwood

By David Greenwood

Among 1935 and 1944 the sector of microbiology, and by way of implication drugs as a complete, underwent dramatic development. the invention of the extreme antibacterial houses of sulphonamides, penicillin, and streptomycin caused a frantic hunt for extra antimicrobial medicines that used to be to yield an ample harvest in a really brief house of time. by means of the early Sixties greater than 50 antibacterial brokers have been to be had to the prescribing health care professional and, principally by means of a means of chemical amendment of latest compounds, that quantity has greater than tripled this day. we have now turn into so used to the prepared availability of those quite secure and powerful 'miracle medications' that it's now tough to know how they remodeled the remedy of an infection.

This ebook files the development made up of the 1st tentative look for an elusive 'chemotherapy' of an infection within the early days of the 20 th century, to the improvement of potent antiviral brokers for the administration of HIV because the millennium drew to a detailed. It additionally bargains a party of the contributors and teams that made this miracle occur, in addition to studying the inexorable upward thrust of the worldwide pharmaceutical undefined, and, so much intriguingly, the basic enter of luck.

an infection nonetheless keeps a excessive profile in either medication and the media, with the present threats of 'superbugs' resembling MRSA bought in medical institution, and a possible resistance to antibiotics. This e-book tracks the background of antimicrobial medicinal drugs, a amazing scientific triumph that has supplied medical professionals with an awesome armoury of secure and powerful medications that make sure that reversion to the helpless country of the struggle opposed to an infection witnessed within the early 1900s is very not going. This well timed compendium recognizes the brokers that experience without doubt ended in the comfort of extra human and animal discomfort than the other type of gear within the historical past of clinical endeavour.

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Galen on the Brain: Anatomical Knowledge and Physiological by Dr Julius Rocca

By Dr Julius Rocca

This ebook is a examine of the ways that Galen sought to set up the mind because the regent half (hegemonikon) of the physique, using a rigorous anatomical epistemology and a regularly subtle (but perforce constrained) set of physiological arguments. half 1 surveys the clinical and philosophical earlier within which the examine of the mind happened, and appears on the fabrics and techniques which Galen employs to valid his hegemonic argumentation. half 2 examines Galen's anatomical realizing of the mind, specifically the ventricles. half three bargains a serious assessment of Galen's body structure of the mind. this can be the 1st monograph to provide an in depth account of this topic, environment it in the cultural and highbrow contexts of its period, and may be of curiosity to these in classics, scientific historical past, heritage and philosophy of technological know-how and the historical past of rules.

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BASICS Ernährungsmedizin by Barth Stephanie

By Barth Stephanie

Verloren im Dickicht der Überinformation? Schluss mit dem pressure: Mit der BASICS-Reihe gewinnen Sie den Überblick!

  • Gut Von den Grundlagen über die häufigsten Erkrankungen bis zur Therapie.
  • Besser Mit klinischen Fallbeispielen.
  • Basics: jedes Thema in kleinen Häppchen auf je einer Doppelseite. Schön in Farbe, prima zu lesen und mit vielen Versteh-Bildern im typischen "Basics"-Stil

BASICS:

  • das Wesentliche zum Thema in leicht verständlicher Form
  • schnell healthy für Praktika, Famulaturen und bed-side-teaching-Kurse
  • fächerübergreifendes Wissen - perfect zum Lernen nach der neuen AO

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Radiofrequency in Cosmetic Dermatology by M. Lapidoth, S. Halachmi, D.J. Goldberg

By M. Lapidoth, S. Halachmi, D.J. Goldberg

Radiofrequency (RF) has been utilized in many parts of medication for it slow, yet basically won acceptance in aesthetics within the early 2000s. even though preliminary strategies supplied variable effects, the sector of RF has grown dramatically. at the moment, a large number of units which provide an array of applied sciences, every one geared to precise purposes, are out there. during this ebook, a accomplished dialogue of the evolving quarter of RF is supplied, and the present and state-of-the-art applied sciences which span from noninvasive remedies of facial wrinkles to invasive physique contouring methods are mentioned intimately. The methodologies lined comprise thermal and ablative modalities, volumetric and fractional ways, in addition to useful facets of software in scientific perform. integrated also are pearls on sufferer administration and prevention and therapy of issues. eventually, RF-based approaches are in comparison with identical laser and surgical techniques in a risk-benefit evaluate. Reviewing the normal of take care of RF-based remedies and supplying details appropriate for medical decision-making and perform administration, this book is a helpful device for dermatologists, plastic surgeons and all practitioners who use or are considering the creation of RF into perform.

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Ancient Babylonian Medicine: Theory and Practice (Ancient by Markham J. Geller

By Markham J. Geller

Using a very good number of formerly unknown cuneiform capsules, historical Babylonian drugs: thought and perform examines the way in which drugs used to be practiced by way of a variety of Babylonian pros of the second and 1st millennium B.C. Represents the 1st evaluate of Babylonian medication using cuneiform resources, together with records of courtroom letters, scientific recipes, and commentaries written through historical scholarsAttempts to reconcile the ways that medication and magic have been relatedAssigns authorship to varied different types of clinical literature that have been formerly thought of anonymousRejects the strategy of different students that experience tried to use smooth diagnostic how to old health problems

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The Codification of Medical Morality: Historical and by Robert Baker, R.B. Baker

By Robert Baker, R.B. Baker

Like many novel principles, the belief for this quantity and its predecessor arose over lunch within the cafeteria of the previous Wellcome Institute. On an atternoon in Sept- ber 1988, Dorothy and Roy Porter, and that i, sketched out a plan for a collection of conf- ences within which students from quite a few disciplines may discover the emergence of contemporary scientific ethics within the English-speaking global: from its pre-history within the quarrels that arose as gentlemanly codes of etiquette and honor broke down lower than the strain of the eighteenth-century "sick trade," to the Enlightenment ethics of John Gregory and Thomas Percival, to the yankee appropriation procedure that culminated within the American scientific Association's 1847 Code of Ethics, and to the British flip to clinical jurisprudence within the 1858 scientific Act. Roy Porter officially provided our notion as a plan for 2 back-to-back c- ferences to the Wellcome belief, and that i provided it to the editors of the PHI- LOSOPHY and medication sequence, H. Tristram Engeihardt, Jr. and Stuart Spicker. The reception from either events was once enthusiastic and so, with the monetary backing of the previous and a dedication to book from the latter, Roy Porter, ably assisted by means of Frieda Hauser and Steven Emberton, - ganized meetings. the 1st was once held on the Wellcome Institute in - cember 1989; the second one used to be subsidized through the Wellcome, yet was once really held within the nationwide health center, in December 1990.

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Jung and the Making of Modern Psychology by Sonu Shamdasani

By Sonu Shamdasani

After many years of delusion making, C.G. Jung continues to be probably the most misunderstood figures in Western highbrow background. This entire research of the origins of his psychology presents a brand new viewpoint at the upward thrust of recent psychology and psychotherapy. It reconstructs the reception of Jung's paintings within the human sciences, and its influence at the social and highbrow historical past of the 20th century. The e-book creates a foundation for any destiny dialogue of Jung through starting new vistas in psychology.

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