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The Evolution of Medical Genetics: A British Perspective

1st Edition

Peter S. Harper
September 30, 2019

This informative new book presents an accessible account of the development of medical genetics over the past 70 years, one of the most important areas of 20th, and now 21st, century science and medicine. Based largely on the author’s personal involvement and career as a leader in the field over...

Twenty-Six Portland Place: The Early Years of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene

1st Edition

Gordon C. Cook
February 07, 2019

Twenty-Six Portland Place is a ground-breaking exploration of the early years of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, from its foundation in 1907 to its half-century in 1957. Following its formation at the height of the Empire, it became a forum in which to discuss and develop ideas...

A History of Surgery: Third Edition

3rd Edition

Harold Ellis, Sala Abdalla
December 26, 2018

Written in a personal and engaging style, this book provides a fascinating and informative introduction to the development of surgery through the ages. It describes the key advances in surgery through the ages, from primitive techniques such as trepanning, some of the gruesome but occasionally...

100 Notable Names from General Practice

1st Edition

Neil Metcalfe
December 13, 2018

This fascinating book presents 100 biographies of general practitioners, the majority of whom have made key contributions to the development of general practice and medicine, but also some who have influenced society through engineering, literature, music, politics, sport and other fields....

Operations that made History 2e

2nd Edition

Harold Ellis
October 08, 2018

A notable surgeon and charismatic teacher himself, Professor Ellis has brought together in Operations that made History a fascinating collection of renowned surgical procedures each one illustrating a different aspect of the history of surgery....

Military Medicine in Iraq and Afghanistan: A Comprehensive Review

1st Edition

Ian Greaves
September 26, 2018

Many, if not most, of the recent improvements in trauma care in civilian practice have developed from military experience. The British Defence Medical Services have been recognised as providers of exemplary health care. Although there will is an emphasis on trauma, this book also captures...

The Collected Letters of Antoni Van Leeuwenhoek - Volume 17

1st Edition

Lodewijk C Palm, Huib J. Zuidervaart, Douglas Anderson, Elisabeth W. Entjes
June 22, 2018

The contents of the letters published here, again show the great range of subjects that occupied Van Leeuwenhoek: from sugar candy, the shape and crystal structure of diamonds, the dissolution of silver crystals in aqua fortis to gold dust from Guinea dissolved in aqua regia and the...

A History of Medicine

3rd Edition

Lois N. Magner, Oliver J Kim
December 20, 2017

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. Invaluable to instructors promoting the history of medicine in pre-professional training, and stressing...

Nanomedicine in Health and Disease

1st Edition

Ross J. Hunter, Victor R. Preedy
September 12, 2017

The nanosciences are a rapidly expanding field of research with a wide applicability to all areas of health and disease prevention. This book, covers the regulation of nanomedicine, nanotubes, topical applications of nanoparticles, nanocrystals, antioxidant nanoparticles, lipid nanocapsules,...

Medical Education: A History in 100 Images

1st Edition

Kieran Walsh
June 01, 2016

This fascinating guide to medical education introduces the reader to the historical development of this important subject through 100 powerful images from the prestigious Wellcome Library Collection that highlight key figures in the field and innovations that have taken place, not just in the...

The Collected Letters of Antoni Van Leeuwenhoek - Volume 16

1st Edition

Lodewijk C. Palm
April 23, 2014

In volume XVI of The Collected Letters of Antoni van Leeuwenhoek, 25 letters of Van Leeuwenhoek have been included, all of them written from July 1707 to June 1712. The letters were written to six distinct addressees. The larger part was addressed to the Royal Society in London in general (sixteen...

Medical History Education for Health Practitioners

1st Edition

Lisett Lovett, Alannah Tomkins
August 28, 2013

'Twenty-first century medicine is just the current stage of a never-ending journey of tremendous complexity. Those of us who are fortunate enough to practise in this day and age do so in ways that are themselves the results of huge changes over many centuries - advances in areas such as medication...

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