History of Medicine

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History of the Synapse

1st Edition

Max R. Bennett
October 11, 2001

The History of the Synapse provides a history of those discoveries concerning the identification and function of synapses that provide the foundations for research during this new century with a personal view of the process by which new concepts have developed. Previously published as essays, the...

The History of Medications for Women: Materia Medica Woman

1st Edition

M.J. O'Dowd
February 15, 2001

The first work of its kind, The History of Medications for Women: Materia medica woman is a richly detailed, far-ranging illustrated history of medications for women in all the great cultures and civilizations, from ancient times to the present. Compiled by an acclaimed author of medical history...

A Dictionary of the History of Science

1st Edition

Anton Sebastian
January 15, 2001

The only work of its kind, this dictionary is uniquely focused on the history of applied science, including medical and biomedical applications. It contains approximately 3000 detailed and extensively researched entries painstakingly compiled by Dr. Anton Sebastian, respected author of A Dictionary...

The History of Obstetrics and Gynaecology

1st Edition

M. J. O'Dowd, E. E. Philipp
July 15, 2000

At a time when major universities are moving all scientific journals published before 1975 to remote locations and authors are instructed to cite only articles published in the last 20 years, when medical information is captured in the media in sound bites of 30 seconds or less, History of...

A Dictionary of the History of Medicine

1st Edition

Anton Sebastian
June 15, 1999

This is a unique, extensively illustrated dictionary of terms, people, events, and dates spanning the entire history of medicine. It is a monumental work of scholarship totaling some 700 double-column pages with a large number of rare and exceptional illustrations from many original sources...

The Doctor in Literature: v. 1

1st Edition

Solomon Posen
March 01, 1997

Multiple-choice questions are an ideal way to improve understanding and revise for examinations. This book consists of 200 MCQs in psychiatry suitable for candidates for postgraduate examinations such as the MRCPsych. However medical students general practitioners psychiatric nurses clinical...

The Collected Letters of Antoni van Leeuwenhoek, Volume 2

1st Edition

January 01, 1941

This volume (the 2nd of a series of 19) contains 21 letters written between 1676 and 1679. Every volume in the series contains the texts in the original Dutch and an English translation. The great range of subjects studied by Van Leeuwenhoek is reflected in these letters: instruments to measure...