Download Hippocrates' Woman: Reading the Female Body in Ancient by Helen King PDF

By Helen King

In historical Greece, gynaecology originated within the fable of the 1st lady Pandora, whose attractive visual appeal was once noticeable to hide her risky insides.

This booklet demonstrates how historical Greek healers learn the indicators provided through their patients' our bodies, arguing that drugs was once in line with principles approximately ladies and their our bodies present in fable and formality.

Helen King deploys quite a lot of comparative fabrics from the social sciences to debate non secular therapeutic, power soreness and the construction of a strong self-image by means of aspiring healers. She outlines how nursing and midwifery have attempted to create their very own types of the traditional Greek earlier to provide themselves nice prestige, and offers an in depth account of the way medical professionals twisted old Greek texts into methods of controlling women's behaviour.

Finally she analyzes how later drugs, through diagnosing hysteria and via recommending practices reminiscent of clitoridectomy, gave its judgements authority by means of claiming historical Greek origins which by no means existed.

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Download Pathophysiology Flash Cards (1st Edition) by Jonathan Kibble, Maria Cannarozzi PDF

By Jonathan Kibble, Maria Cannarozzi

Pathophysiology Flash Cards include 240 medical circumstances that problem you to use ideas to genuine lifestyles scenarios.

• every one two-sided card includes a medical case and demanding situations you to diagnose the condition
• presents a transparent rationalization of the underlying physiology
• helps you to brush up on system-specific disorders
• A super-effective method to arrange for pathophysiologycourses and board exams
• pupil and peer reviewed for the main correct fabric attainable

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Download Immunologia cellulare e molecolare (7th Edition) by Abul K. Abbas, Andrew H. Lichtman, Jordan S. Pober PDF

By Abul K. Abbas, Andrew H. Lichtman, Jordan S. Pober

Edizione Italiana a cura di Silvano Sozzani Questa settima edizione del quantity Immunologia Cellularee Molecolare è stata ampiamente aggiornata e rivista consistent with includere i numerosi e recenti progressi in Immunologia, mantenendo lo stile facilmente comprensibile e chiaro delle precedenti edizioni.

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Download Huang Di Nei Jing Su Wen: An Annotated Translation of Huang by Paul U. Unschuld, Hermann Tessenow PDF

By Paul U. Unschuld, Hermann Tessenow

A beginning of chinese language lifestyles sciences and medication, the Huang Di Nei Jing Su Wen is now to be had for the 1st time in an entire, absolutely annotated English translation. sometimes called Su Wen, or The Yellow Emperor’s internal vintage, this influential paintings got here into being over an extended interval achieving from the second century bce to the eighth century ce. Combining the perspectives of other faculties, it is predicated completely on common legislation as conceptualized in yin/yang and 5 brokers doctrines to outline future health and affliction, and again and again emphasizes own accountability for the size and caliber of one’s existence. This two-volume variation contains excerpts from the entire significant commentaries at the Su Wen, and large annotation drawn from hundreds of thousands of monographs and articles through chinese language and jap authors produced over the last 1600 years and into the 20 th century.

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Download Surviving the Extremes: A Doctor's Journey to the Limits of by Kenneth Kamler PDF

By Kenneth Kamler

A true-life medical mystery no reader will omit, Surviving the Extremes takes us to the farthest reaches of the earth in addition to into the uncharted territory in the human physique, spirit, and mind. A vp of the mythical Explorers membership, in addition to physician, explorer, and masterful storyteller, Dr. Kenneth Kamler has spent years learning what occurs to the human physique in severe environmental stipulations. Divided into six sections—jungle, excessive seas, wilderness, underwater, excessive altitude, and outer space—this publication makes use of firsthand testimony and documented debts to enquire the technological know-how of what a physique is going via and explains why humans survive—and why they typically don’t.

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Download Skeletal Trauma Analysis: Case Studies in Context by Nicholas V. Passalacqua, Christopher W. Rainwater PDF

By Nicholas V. Passalacqua, Christopher W. Rainwater

Within the post-Daubert period, forensic technology disciplines are more and more trained through strong, statistically-sound experimental learn. the academic price of the well-documented case research, although, is still as very important as ever. Emphasizing recognized contextual info, this quantity serves as a case-driven consultant to skeletal trauma research in the course of the distinct standpoint of every chapter’s authors. either forensic anthropologists and pathologists give a contribution skeletal trauma circumstances overlaying a variety of issues together with baby abuse, blunt strength trauma, descents from peak, airplane crashes, sharp strength trauma and dismemberment, gunshot wounds, blast trauma, and burned physique interpretation. numerous chapters additionally contain a dialogue of probably confounding taphonomic affects similar to animal scavenging, water immersion, burning, and prolonged postmortem durations. specified descriptions with a number of aiding pictures enable the practitioner’s skeletal trauma interpretation to be in comparison to the “answer” because it relates to the recognized conditions surrounding the nerve-racking occasions of every case.

About the Author

Nicholas V. Passalacqua acquired his Bachelor of Arts measure from Michigan kingdom college, his grasp of technology measure from Mercyhurst college, and a grasp of Arts and PhD from Michigan nation college. Nick works as a deploying anthropologist on the Joint POW/MIA Accounting Command - critical identity Laboratory, actively undertaking the restoration and identity of U.S. servicemembers from prior conflicts.

Christopher W. Rainwater bought his Bachelor of Arts measure from the college of Florida, his grasp of technological know-how measure from Mercyhurst college, and is presently a PhD candidate at ny collage. Chris works as a forensic anthropologist for the place of work of leader health worker in big apple urban, actively undertaking anthropological casework in all 5 boroughs. He additionally serves because the Director of images for the agency.

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