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Bodies of Evidence: Medicine and the Politics of the English Inquest, 1830-1926

by Ian A. Burney Johns Hopkins University Press
Pub Date:
12/1999
ISBN:
9780801862403
Format:
Hbk 176 pages

In Bodies of Evidence, Ian Burney offers an important reinterpretation of the role of the scientific expert in the modern democratic...

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Venus Envy: A History of Cosmetic Surgery

by Elizabeth Haiken Johns Hopkins University Press
Pub Date:
09/1999
ISBN:
9780801862540
Format:
Pbk 384 pages

''Haiken has written a humane, balanced history of cosmetic surgery, drawing with sensitivity and deftness on impressive archival...

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No Place Like Home: A History of Nursing and Home Care in the United States (POD)

by Karen Buhler-Wilkerson Johns Hopkins University Press
Pub Date:
03/2003
ISBN:
9780801873188
Format:
Pbk 312 pages

No Place Like Home sets out to determine why home care, despite its potential as a cost-effective alternative to institutional...

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Fever of War: The Influenza Epidemic in the U.S. Army during World War I

by Carol R Byerly New York University Press
Pub Date:
04/2005
ISBN:
9780814799246
Format:
Pb+ 251 pages

The influenza epidemic of 1918 killed more people in one year than the Great War killed in four, sickening at least one quarter...

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Deliver Me from Pain: Anesthesia and Birth in America

by Jacqueline H Wolf Johns Hopkins University Press
Pub Date:
04/2012
ISBN:
9781421405728
Format:
Pb+ 296 pages

Despite today's historically low maternal and infant mortality rates in the United States, labor continues to evoke fear among...

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When Illness Goes Public: Celebrity Patients and How We Look at Medicine

by Barron H Lerner Johns Hopkins University Press
Pub Date:
06/2009
ISBN:
9780801892271
Format:
Pb+ 352 pages

Steve McQueen had cancer and was keeping it secret. Then the media found out, and soon all of America knew. McQueen’s high profile...

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Moments of Truth in Genetic Medicine

by Susan Lindee Johns Hopkins University Press
Pub Date:
11/2008
ISBN:
9780801891014
Format:
Pb+ 288 pages

Genetic research increasingly dominates medical thought and practice in the United States and in many other industrialized nations....

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Human Remains: Dissection and Its Histories

by Helen MacDonald Yale University Press
Pub Date:
03/2011
ISBN:
9780300136364
Format:
Pb+ 236 pages

Until 1832, when an Act of Parliament began to regulate the use of bodies for anatomy in Britain, public dissection was regularly—and...

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Lock and Key of Medicine: Monoclonal Antibodies and the Transformation of Healthcare

by Lara V Marks Yale University Press
Pub Date:
08/2015
ISBN:
9780300167733
Format:
Hbk 344 pages

This book is the first to tell the extraordinary yet unheralded history of monoclonal antibodies, or Mabs. Though unfamiliar to...

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Can Onions Cure Ear-ache?: Medical Advice from 1769

by William Buchan Bodleian Library
Pub Date:
09/2012
ISBN:
9781851243822
Format:
Hbk 208 pages

What common condition was once treated with cow dung? How might oyster shells relieve heartburn? Can eels really cure deafness?...

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On the Structure of the Art of Medicine. The Art of Medicine. On the Practice of Medicine to Glaucon

by Galen Harvard University Press
Pub Date:
12/2015
ISBN:
9780674997004
Format:
Hbk 656 pages

Galen of Pergamum (AD 129a?199/216), physician to the court of the emperor Marcus Aurelius, was a philosopher, scientist, and...

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Working in a world of hurt: Trauma and resilience in the narratives of medical personnel in warzones

by Carol Acton and Jane Potter Manchester University Press
Pub Date:
07/2015
ISBN:
9780719090363
Format:
Hbk 280 pages

Working a world of hurt fills a significant gap in the studies of the psychological trauma wrought by war. It focuses not on soldiers,...

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More Than Hot: A Short History of Fever

by Christopher Hamlin Johns Hopkins University Press
Pub Date:
11/2014
ISBN:
9781421415024
Format:
Pbk 400 pages

Christopher Hamlins magisterial work engages a common experiencefeverin all its varieties and meanings. Reviewing the representations...

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Golden Holocaust: Origins of the Cigarette Catastrophe and the Case for Abolition

by Robert N Proctor University of California Press
Pub Date:
12/2011
ISBN:
9780520270169
Format:
Hbk 774 pages

The cigarette is the deadliest artifact in the history of human civilization. It is also one of the most beguiling, thanks to...

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Women Physicians and the Cultures of Medicine

by Ellen S More, Elizabeth Fee and Manon Parry Johns Hopkins University Press
Pub Date:
12/2008
ISBN:
9780801890383
Format:
Pb+ 376 pages

This volume examines the wide-ranging careers and diverse lives of American women physicians, shedding light on their struggles...

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