Books tagged: medical history

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The Mandrake Broom
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 88,720. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Women's fiction » Feminist
The Mandrake Broom – called a “well-researched, complex, and exciting historical novel” – dramatizes the valiant efforts of a group of women determined to save medical knowledge during the witch-burning times in Europe 1465-1540 and answers the question: what would have happened if the wicca had fought back?
Florence Nightingale: Nurse Pioneer
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 10,270. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century, Nonfiction » History » European
Florence Nightingale: Nurse, Pioneer introduces young readers to one of the most remarkable women in medical history. The cultural and historic background of her life are discussed in terms a young person can understand. Vocabulary study is incorporated in the text. The words are keyed to definitions at the end of the book. This is an accessible, brief introduction to Florence Nightingale's life.
Lady's Wager
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,120. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome
Charlotte Stuart is an heiress who's been betrayed by the false love of a fortune hunter before. Lord Edward Woodcliff feigns poverty to find a woman who loves him and not his wealth. Edward falls for Charlotte and challenges her to a wager with her hand in marriage at stake. Now, Charlotte must overcome her fears of being betrayed by love long enough to admit that Edward is the man of her dreams.
Women Warriors: A History of Courage in the Battle Against Cancer
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 155,190. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer, Nonfiction » History » History of things
The arsenal of research weaponry, politics on the war against cancer, the creative force of the disease, oral histories of the heroes fighting cancer, the ineradicable history of women for the medical humanities.
A Surgeon's Story. The Autobiography of Robert T. Morris
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,480. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Amateur naturalist
The amazing story of a New York doctor who pioneered surgery against a tide of professional opposition. As a leading naturalist and horticulturist, he also used his gifts of writing and poetry as an early advocate of nature. “Far more of a human and social portrait than a medical text, this reissue fills the prescription for fascinating reading.” Kirkus (2014)
National Service Fifty Years Ago: Life of a Medical Conscript in West Africa
Price: $14.00 USD. Words: 41,100. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2014 by Amolibros. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues, Nonfiction » History » Africa
This narrative, which took place immediately after Nigerian independence from colonial rule, is Corps officer, serving in the Royal Nigerian Army in newly independent Nigeria. Apart from medical duties, he acquired a great deal of information on the Atlantic slave trade, much of which was centred on the Nigerian coast.
Scarlet Fever Epidemics Treatment And Opinion
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,120. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / contagious
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.
Different Stars for Different Times: Memoirs of a Woman Doctor
Price: Free! Words: 98,220. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2014. Categories: 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.
Über die Existenz der Empfindung in den Köpfen und Rümpfen der Geköpften: Eine medizinische Untersuchung aus dem Jahr 1808
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,270. Language: German. Published: December 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine, Essay » Literature
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?
My Final Word. Assistance for my Executor
Price: $24.99 USD. Words: 11,510. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2013. Categories: 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.