Books tagged: medical history

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Wrongful Death: The AIDS Trial
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Series: HIV/AIDS, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 89,400. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2010. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
"WRONGFUL DEATH: The AIDS Trial" is the true story of how government lies and incompetence, gross medical malpractice, and unbridled greed by a drug company cost 300,000 American lives in just ten years. "It reads like a cross between a John Grisham thriller and an informative scientific treatise on AIDS." - D.D. Steele, Attorney, California. "A legitimate page-turner." - Dr. Harvey Bialy, Mexico
The Body is the Hero
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 88,960. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / immune system
This is the amazing story of what happens when the immune system goes haywire. Reading like a scientific thriller, the book intertwines science with history to describe the discoveries and flashes of brilliance of men such as Semmelweise and Pasteur, and the modern-day struggles of doctors and researchers to pry out why the immune system saves one person and kills another. The book also recounts a
A Wander in Vetland
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Series: An English Vet's Life in New Zealand, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,470. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: May 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
John Hicks has spent much of his working life as a vet in New Zealand. A Wander in Vetland is an insider's look at his changing profession. These lively tales draw the reader into the more curious aspects of medical and veterinary history - ideal reading for those curious about borborygmi, the use eunuchs made of goose quills, or the potion favoured by Italian women to seduce their lovers...
The Work of Human Hands
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 130,970. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
THE WORK OF HUMAN HANDS is a timeless medical journey through pioneering surgeon Dr. Hardy Hendren’s legendary operating room that the Los Angeles Times called “impossible to forget.” The new edition includes a fresh introduction and a greatly expanded epilogue updating readers on Hendren and patient Lucy Moore today.
The Nova In The Attic
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 118,240. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
"The Nova In The Attic" is a queer ghost story, one hundred years in the telling, that describes the enduring remnants of love after death.
My Final Word. Assistance for my Executor
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Price: $24.99 USD. Words: 11,510. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Reference
This is a complete workbook that puts all your information in one place. It provides your family, Power of Attorney and Executor/Personal Representative all the information they need to know. This workbook walks your family through all the details they need to know as if you were there walking them through it.
Über die Existenz der Empfindung in den Köpfen und Rümpfen der Geköpften: Eine medizinische Untersuchung aus dem Jahr 1808
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,270. Language: German. Published: December 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
Schon zu Lebzeiten war Franz von Paula Gruithuisen (1774-1852) ein umstrittener Arzt, Astronom und Rundumgelehrter, der ein Buch über die Bauwerke der Mondbewohner vorgelegt hatte, über das ganz Europa lachte. Zuvor war Gruithuisen aber einer ganz anderen – und zu seiner Zeit heiß diskutierten – Frage nachgegangen: Was geht eigentlich in einem abgeschlagenen Kopf so vor sich?
One Magic Night
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,190. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
An Independence Day picnic... Will it prove to be more than a simple celebration? At the Independence Day picnic, Katrina Whitworth meets an interesting, but completely unacceptable man. Even though Shay Logan is a doctor, Katrina’s father would never let her see him socially—Dr. Logan is Indian.
Different Stars for Different Times: Memoirs of a Woman Doctor
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Price: Free! Words: 98,220. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This autobiographical account traces the story of Dr Margaret Guthrie following her return to New Zealand in 1963 as a widowed mother of three children. She describes her experiences as a medical officer in an Airforce Base and as New Zealand's first female medical superintendent of a major hospital in the 1970s. Since the 1980s Margaret has been at the forefront of gerontology in New Zealand.
Scarlet Fever Epidemics Treatment And Opinion
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,120. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Children’s health
Scarlet fever is deadly for a period of at least 28 days after infection. Most often exposure comes via other persons who already have the sickness. Quarantines are needed for 4 weeks or more. Patients who are not isolated remain contagious. My ebook describes epidemics, 18th-20th century opinion, how to treat the illness antiseptically and why it is still problematic in developing countries.