Category: Medical.


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A Country Doctor's Journal

By: Macdonald, Roger Kenneth

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Adventure Publications,

Join Dr. Roger MacDonald as he makes rural house calls, responds to unique medical emergencies and experiences heartbreaking tragedies. Share his triumphs and trials as he chronicles 46 years of medical practice in locations ranging from the wild northwoods to idyllic farm country. The book highlights the rich history of country doctors. View more info

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American Cancer Society Complete Guide to Nutrition for Cancer Patients

By: Bloch, Abby S.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: American Cancer Society,

Edition: 2

A bright clean copy. Looks new. View more info

Anatomy of an illness as perceived by the patient

By: Cousins, Norman

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Toronto ; Bantam, 1981, c1979.,

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Arthritis for dummies

By: Fox, Barry

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Foster City, CA : IDG Books Worldwide, c2000.,

Whether it's a bit a creaky stiffness in the hip, aching knees that make walking from room to room a chore, or inflammation that settles in several joints, arthritis knocks on just about everyone's door sooner or later. While there's no definitive cure for arthritis, there's no reason for you to spend your days sitting at home in an easy chair. You can take charge of your condition, control your symptoms, and get on with your life through a combination of medical care, s... View more info

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By: Boskind-White, Marlene

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, 2001, c2000.,

Edition: 3

Here is a basic source of information on the dynamics of eating disorders, written by two therapists who pioneered in treating them. This accessible and empowering book now adds four new chapters: "Anorexia Nervosa: Sociocultural Perspectives," "Intensive Psychotherapy with Anorexics," "Surviving Managed Care" (addressed especially to therapists), and "Our Daughters, Ourselves." The book includes stories of bulimic and anorexic women in their own words sympathetic peer-g... View more info

Color atlas of physiology

By: Despopoulos, Agamemnon

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Stuttgart ; G. Thieme ; 1991.,

Edition: 4

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Disease and history

By: Cartwright, Frederick Fox

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York, NY : Dorset Press, c1972.,

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Doctors Killed George Washington

By: Barrett, Erin

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Conari Press,

Covered here are more than 500 of medicines brilliant achievements, crashing failures, and bizarre oddities, from prehistoric healers to 21st-century HMOs. This compilation of humorous episodes in the history of medicine includes entries such as: ancient Egyptian surgeons put their patients under by hitting them on the head with a mallet; at a Tokyo hospital, 30 percent of patients with throat polyps claimed karaoke was the cause; in the era of bloodletting, George Washi... View more info

Eicosanoids and related compounds in plants and animals

By: Rowley, A. F.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, c1998.,

Eicosanoids are a diverse group of biologically active molecules derived from polyunsaturated fatty acid precursors. This volume draws together for the first time a series of overviews on the biosynthesis and functional significance of these and related compounds in a wide range of animals, plants, and micro-organisms. All chapters are written by recognized experts in their fields, and many make use of significant amounts of unpublished materials. This volume is aimed at... View more info

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Healthy Aging

By: Weil, Andrew

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Anchor,

Hugely informative, practical, and uplifting. "Healthy Aging" is infused with the engaging candor and common sense that have made Dr. Andrew Weil our most trusted source on healthy living. EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT: - The Anti-inflammatory Diet: following Dr. Weil's guide to eating right for a healthy lifestyle -""Separating myth from fact about vitamins, herbs, hormones, anti-aging "medicines," and other would-be elixirs of life extension -""Mast... View more info

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Humane medicine

By: Little, J. M.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; Cambridge University Press , 1995.,

Despite its impressive achievements, modern medicine still seems to have failed to satisfy public expectations. Government regulation of hospitals and doctors is tightening in most Western countries. Health funding is a divisive political issue. In the United States especially, medical litigation has reached alarming levels. Is there something wrong with medical research and practice? This 1995 book examines what doctors do, and what patients expect them to do. It finds ... View more info

In the Arms of Morpheus

By: Hodgson, Barbara

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Firefly Books Ltd,

The follow-up to the widely praised "Opium," In The Arms of Morpheus is the shocking story of how a simple but bewitching substance, touted as a miracle drug, enslaved unwitting generations of 19th century writers, artists and ordinary citizens. Extracted from opium, the sap of the poppy, this popular drug was welcomed into the homes of rich and poor alike, in the guise of medicinal uses in the form of laudanum and opium elixirs, and as pure, undisguised morphine. View more info

Inner Time

By: Orlock, Carol

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Carol Publishing Corporation,

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Introduction to Reference Sources in the Health Sciences

By: Huber, Jeffrey T. ; Jo Anne Boorkman ; Jean Blackwell

Price: $7.00

Publisher: ALA Editions, 2008,

Edition: 5

Prepared with the Medical Library Association, this completely updated and revised fifth edition lists classic and up-to-the-minute print resources and helps librarians to meet customers' changing expectations for electronic versions of traditionally print reference sources, new reliable electronic only resources, and resources that they can access from their home computers through freely available Web sites or through library licenses. The authors address questions libr... View more info