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The Medical Lives of History s Famous People

Author : William James Maloney
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This eBook “ Medical Lives of History`s Famous People” highlights the consequences of numerous medical concerns of historical individuals. It also discusses in depth how the public lives of famous people were strongly affected due to their medical conditions. The contents of this book include chapters on the historical facts concerning Babe Ruth`s heroic battle with Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma, the Oral Cancer of Sigmund Freud, Celiac disease: The Cause of President John F. Kennedy`s life long medical travails, Porphyria: The cause of the madness of King George; Hemophilia: The Royal disease and much more. This book is a valuable resource for MSc and PhD students, academic personnel and researchers seeking updated and critically important information on medical and mental ailments. The book gives a detailed exposure of the medical issues of the famous people which will give benefit to the readers in their daily life.

England s Other Countrymen

Author : Onyeka Nubia
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The Tudor period remains a source of timeless fascination, with endless novels, TV programmes and films depicting the period in myriad ways. And yet our image of the Tudor era remains overwhelmingly white. This ground-breaking and provocative new book seeks to redress the balance: revealing not only how black presence in Tudor England was far greater than has previously been recognised, but that Tudor conceptions of race were far more complex than we have been led to believe. Onyeka Nubia's original research shows that Tudors from many walks of life regularly interacted with people of African descent, both at home and abroad, revealing a genuine pragmatism towards race and acceptance of difference. Nubia also rejects the influence of the 'Curse of Ham' myth on Tudor thinking, persuasively arguing that many of the ideas associated with modern racism are in fact relatively recent developments. England's Other Countrymen is a bravura and eloquent forgotten history of diversity and cultural exchange, and casts a new light on our own attitudes towards race.

The Birth of a National Pastime

Author : William J. Maloney
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This collection of poems is a humorous and insightful glimpse into the lives of fifty early pioneers of the game of baseball. The subjects of this collection include players, executives and other contributors to the game which we now refer to as a national pastime.

Diplomatic Para Citations

Author : Sam Okoth Opondo
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This book combines poetry, prose, and theory in ways that speak to each other to offer new insight to the connectedness of the colonial world.

History of Medicine

Author : D. D. Banerjee
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Different Academic Councils And Universities Have Given A Chapter Of The History Of Medicine In Their Courses And Curriculum For Study. There Are Various Books In Different Languages In Different Parts Of The World. This Is Only An Attempt To Have An Abr

The London Medical Record

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History Medicine and the Traditions of Renaissance Learning

Author : Nancy G. Siraisi
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A path-breaking work at last available in paper, History, Medicine, and the Traditions of Renaissance Learning is Nancy G. Siraisi’s examination of the intersections of medically trained authors and history from 1450 to 1650. Rather than studying medicine and history as separate traditions, Siraisi calls attention to their mutual interaction in the rapidly changing world of Renaissance erudition. With remarkably detailed scholarship, Siraisi investigates doctors’ efforts to explore the legacies handed down to them from ancient medical and anatomical writings.

Bibliography of the History of Medicine

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Pharmacology for Health Professionals eBook

Author : Bronwen Bryant
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Pharmacology for Health Professionals, fifth edition, introduces essential pharmacology principles and concepts required to understand the therapeutic effects and clinical uses of current drugs and medicines. Written for allied health sciences and nursing students and underpinned by current evidence-based medicine, this substantially updated edition continues to cover topics vital to a holistic understanding of pharmacology. These topics include historical, legal and ethical considerations, pharmacokinetics, and the therapeutic applications and adverse effects of current Australian and New Zealand drugs. Drug Monographs, Clinical Interest Boxes, Drug Interactions tables, and lists of key terms and abbreviations throughout the text help readers to master difficult concepts Icons highlight discipline-specific content with additional resources available on evolve Anatomy and physiology integrated throughout Contemporary figures, tables and illustrations help readers to understand the mechanisms of drug action Visit evolve.elsevier.com for your additional resources eBook on VitalSource Instructor resources: Test bank Solutions to end-of-chapter review questions Image collection Comparative 4e vs 5e table of contents Student resources: Animations, including drug interactions Additional Clinical Interest Boxes Student quizzes Discipline-specific resources: Nursing Midwifery Paramedic science Weblinks All content revised and updated with more succinct chapters reduced by approximately 15% A suite of animations support readers’ understanding of common drug interactions Key Points boxes provide a snapshot of important information to reinforce readers’ learning Updated drug names to align with international harmonisation of medicines information and recommendations by the Therapeutic Goods Administration National and international guidelines are referenced Expanded ‘Mechanism of Action’ for some drugs and drug classes Update of therapeutic areas with new drug classes, e.g. cancer chemotherapy, antivirals and cardiac drugs New information on clinically relevant drug interactions Now includes an eBook with all print purchases

Guide to Reference in Medicine and Health

Author : Christa Modschiedler
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Drawn from the extensive database of Guide to Reference, this up-to-date resource provides an annotated list of print and electronic biomedical and health-related reference sources, including internet resources and digital image collections. Readers will find relevant research, clinical, and consumer health information resources in such areas as Medicine Psychiatry Bioethics Consumer health and health care Pharmacology and pharmaceutical sciences Dentistry Public health Medical jurisprudence International and global health Guide to Reference entries are selected and annotated by an editorial team of top reference librarians and are used internationally as a go-to source for identifying information as well as training reference professionals. Library staff answering health queries as well as library users undertaking research on their own will find this an invaluable resource.