Books in category Medical – Essays

  • Stricken

    Peggy Munson

    These are compelling stories about a quiet and baffling epidemic. To view an excerpt online, find the book in our QuickSearch catalog at

  • The Illness Narratives

    The Illness Narratives
    Arthur Kleinman

    Describes the cases of individuals facing suffering disability, and possible death, discusses social and cultural values concerning the ill, and suggests ways to improve the doctor-patient relationship

  • Tales from the Pager Chronicles

    Tales from the Pager Chronicles
    Patrice Rancour

    "So says Patrice Rancour, a strikingly humane, honest, funny, and poetic new voice, as she ushers readers through the 32 encounters in this day-in-the-life at a modern-day cancer hospital, her pager serving as her link from one human in …

  • Medical Electronic Laboratory Equipment 1967 68

    Medical Electronic Laboratory Equipment 1967-68
    G. W. A. Dummer, J. Mackenzie Robertson

    This book is a valuable resource for readers interested in acquiring medical electronics equipment.

  • Smart Biomaterials

    Smart Biomaterials
    Mitsuhiro Ebara, Yohei Kotsuchibashi, Ravin Narain, Naokazu Idota, Young-Jin Kim, John M. Hoffman, Koichiro Uto, Takao Aoyagi

    This book provides comprehensive coverage of smart biomaterials and their potential applications, a field that is developing at a very rapid pace.

  • Faut il faire vacciner son enfant

    Faut-il faire vacciner son enfant ?
    Virginie Belle

    Faut-il faire vacciner son enfant ?

  • Complementary Medicine in Australia and New Zealand

    Complementary Medicine in Australia and New Zealand
    Hans Baer

    In the late nineteenth century on the eve of the formation of Australia as a nation-state in 1902, the Australian medical system could be best described as a pluralistic one in the sense that while regular medicine constituted the …

  • God s Hotel

    God’s Hotel
    Victoria Sweet

    God’s Hotel tells their story and the story of the hospital itself, which, as efficiency experts, politicians, and architects descended, determined to turn it into a modern “health care facility,” revealed its own surprising truths …

  • Stochastic Processes

    Stochastic Processes
    D. N. Shanbhag, Calyampudi Radhakrishna Rao

    This sequel to volume 19 of Handbook on Statistics on Stochastic Processes: Modelling and Simulation is concerned mainly with the theme of reviewing and, in some cases, unifying with new ideas the different lines of research and …

  • Healthy Cities

    Healthy Cities
    Chinmoy Sarkar, Chris Webster, John Gallacher

    In this book, the authors conceptualize the •urban health nicheê as a novel approach to

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