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Cambridge Scholars Publishing’s edited collections and monographs present leading research in medicine across key topics, including the history of medicine, medical ethics, and clinical practice and surgery. Combined, this diverse collection of books will be of interest to healthcare professionals and medical students, as well as researchers in the humanities. 

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The Treatment of Hungarian Jewish Health Professionals in the Shadow of the Holocaust

This book explores the social, medical and historical aspects of Hungarian Jewish doctors’ lives, between the end of World War I and the start of World War II. It also answers how it was possible for these doctors to treat patients when inmates themselves, and what the reasons were for the unusually high percentage of Jewish youth ...
£61.99

Diagnostic Imaging and Radiology in Physiotherapy

Imaging diagnostics is now becoming an important and indispensable element of qualifications for physiotherapy and planning the process of physiotherapy and rehabilitation. It is a valuable complement to, and sometimes the basis for, tests or designation of various goals of physiotherapy. It is also the basis of any knowledge about...
£68.99

Headaches in Women

Women suffer from headaches far more than men. According to the World Health Organization, migraine is one of the most disabling medical conditions. The understanding of the pathophysiology of migraine has changed dramatically over the past decade, leading to more rational and targeted treatments. Since most migraineurs are young w...
£61.99

The Assessment and Treatment of Older Adults

Grounded in extensive research, this book outlines a deliberative process in the psychosocial care of older adults, both in terms of assessment and treatment. It is a clinical undertaking with academic emphasis on the real life needs of older adults, and even considers current meta-trends of health. The world of aging has changed. ...
£95.99

Co-Occurring Disorders and Prisoner Reentry

This book tackles the important issue of the effects of co-occurring substance abuse and mental health disorders on criminal offenders as they make the transition from incarceration back into society. It provides estimates of the prevalence of these disorders among criminal justice populations, and examines the various screening an...
£61.99

Dinitrosyl Iron Complexes as a “Working Form” of Nitric Oxide in Living Organisms

This book sums up the results of more than 50 years’ work on the physico-chemical characteristics and biological activities of dinitrosyl iron complexes (DNIC). The interest of researchers in DNIC increased dramatically after the discovery of the fundamental role of the DNIC constituent nitrogen monoxide (NO) as one of the most uni...
£61.99

Healthcare Facilities in Developing Countries

Beginning with an overview of the distribution and utilization of healthcare facilities in developing countries, this book presents an in-depth investigation of the role they play in Mau district, India. It analyses primary data collected through a sample survey of 680 households selected from 31 villages and two urban centres of M...
£61.99

Selected Papers on the History of Medicine and Healthcare (2014)

This volume continues the Proceedings of the Calgary History of Medicine Days series which publishes the work of young and emerging researchers in the field, hence providing a unique publishing format. The annual Calgary History of Medicine Days Conference, established in 1991, brings together undergraduate and early graduate stude...
£64.99

The Ghrelin Receptor Gene in Animal Production

Ghrelin and the ghrelin receptor (GHSR1a) play a central role in growth hormone secretion, food intake, energy metabolism, and other important functions. This book summarizes the present situation of the GHSR1a gene polymorphisms and their genetic effects on growth and fatty acid component traits in domestic animals, humans and rod...
£58.99

Toward a Philosophical Approach to Psychiatry

Toward a Philosophical Approach to Psychiatry presents a collection of philosophical and historical papers authored by the psychiatrist Kenneth S. Kendler. Written primarily for psychiatrists, psychologists, and other scholars in the mental health professions, as a body of work, the papers offer an accessible distillation of many o...
£70.99

International Handbook of Forest Therapy

The first International Handbook of Forest Therapy defines the scientific domain of this innovative, evidence-based and timely public health approach. More than 50 authors from around the world are brought together to offer their expertise and insights about forest therapy from a variety of research perspectives. The theoretical di...
£69.99

Skin Care for Cold Weather

The condition of our skin often changes with the seasons. In fact, it changes throughout our lives, responding to our health, our skincare, our lifestyle and our surroundings. Our skin often deteriorates during cold weather, and this book explores why this happens and what we can do about it.This book connects our skin with our lif...
£61.99
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