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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....

The Way It Turned Out

1st Edition

Herant Katchadourian
August 23, 2018

This memoir is the account of the life of the author’s spanning seven decades lived on three continents: The Middle East, Europe and the United States. What sets this memoir apart from so many others is the breadth of its cultural dimensions and the depth of its psychological insights. Many memoirs...

The Handbook of Marketing Strategy for Life Science Companies: Formulating the Roadmap You Need to Navigate the Market

1st Edition

Jean-Francois Denault
June 01, 2018

The proposed book is follows in the same steps as the first book in the series, The Handbook of Market Research for Life Sciences. While the first book focused on the techniques and methodologies to collect the market data you need to evaluate your market as well as presentation models for your...

Understanding Cancer Therapies

1st Edition

Prakash Srinivasan Timiri Shanmugam
March 15, 2018

This book is an introduction to cancer treatment, the basics of radio- and chemotherapy, drug actions, the eradication of cancer cells, and the origins and persistence of pharmacological and toxicological effects of drugs. It further provides ideas for research based on knowledge of cancer...

The Coronary Heart Disease Pandemic in the Twentieth Century: Emergence and Decline in Advanced Countries

1st Edition

William G. Rothstein
December 26, 2017

This book demonstrates that a pandemic of coronary heart disease occurred in North America, western and northern Europe, and Australia and New Zealand from the 1930s to about 2000. At its peak it caused more deaths than any other disease. The book examines and compares trends in coronary heart...

Donaldsons' Essential Public Health

4th Edition

Liam J. Donaldson, Paul Rutter
October 09, 2017

Donaldsons’ Essential Public Health has been in continuous print for 35 years, evolving through successive editions. This unrivalled record of success for a textbook of public health shows the enduring appeal of its content, style, and accessibility to generations of students and practitioners. For...

A Guide to Bioethics

1st Edition

Emmanuel A. Kornyo
September 07, 2017

Solving intractable biotechnological questions of evolution, medicine, and genetics is now easier due to methods permitting the rapid analysis of molecular sequence data. These advances have exposed ethical and policy concerns. How would genomic information be used and by whom? Should individuals...

The Handbook for Market Research for Life Sciences Companies: Finding the Answers You Need to Understand Your Market

1st Edition

Jean-Francois Denault
May 24, 2017

As innovation moves from the lab to the market, a new research phase begins for the entrepreneur: the market research phase. Inspired by a new technology that can change the world, critical questions need to be addressed. Is there a market for my innovation? Who are my clients? What do they need?...

Humanity in Healthcare: The Heart and Soul of Medicine

1st Edition

Peter Barritt
November 05, 2015

The impressive progress of medical science over the nineteenth and twentieth centuries has tended to overshadow the art of caring for the patient and their families. This book aims to restore the balance by examining practical ways in which the arts can help health professionals to understand the...

Applied Sociology of Health and Illness: A Problem Based Learning Approach

1st Edition

Costas S. Constantinou
May 15, 2014

This inspirational new text covers the basic principles of the sociology of health and illness in an eminently readable way. By creatively employing the fictitious character of Frank Bennet, a new medical student, who cannot understand why he has to attend so many sessions in sociology in order to...

Medical Humanities Companion, Volume 4

1st Edition

Jill Gordon, Jane MacNaughton, Carl Edvard Rudeback
December 31, 2013

This fourth volume in the Companion to Medical Humanities series contemplates the challenge of the prognosis, of looking ahead, wondering what will happen, and attempting to make sense of life and death....

Medical Humanities Companion, Volume 3

1st Edition

Pekka Louhiala, Iona Heath, John Saunders
December 31, 2013

This third volume in the Companion to Medical Humanities series considers the concept of treatment as an active process which produces an outcome, be it effective, inappropriate or inadequate. It invites the reader to examine the relevance of the patients' belief in any given treatment and their...

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