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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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Transdisciplinarity and Translationality in High Dilution Research

While evidence for the biological effects of high dilutions (above Avogadro’s number) has been extensively documented since the 1980s, it seems to remain invisible to part of the global scientific community. This book provides investigators and other interested readers with direct access to the latest research, conducted between 20...
£61.99

Dark Tales of Illness, Medicine, and Madness

The text is an astonishingly strange—and often mordant—journey through the world of illness, doctors and patients. It shows the extremes of human nature in the complex, dangerous relationships between patients and doctors, public responses to notorious medical quacks, murders, unscrupulous treatments and other crimes in the world o...
£61.99

The Dark Side of Neuro-Intervention

Neuro-intervention is widely believed to be one of medicine’s most exciting specialties, given that it is growing, dynamic and often rewarding in countless ways to both practitioners and patients. However, it can be a source of misfortune to recipients and its providers alike, in more ways than many of us realize or care to admit. ...
£64.99

A Pessimistic Guide to Anti-aging Research

This book provides the reader with a broad overview of the biology of aging, and offers a critical analysis of past, present and possible future anti-aging interventions. It begins by evaluating the state of research on aging and anti-aging interventions on the basis of scientific merit and underlying biology, before discussing the...
£58.99

Procedural Manual of Neurosonology

Written by several stroke neurosonology experts in Asia, this volume brings together the diverse experiences and skills of a number of leading practitioners in the field. In addition to detailing the ‘science’ behind various neurosonological evaluations, it documents the ‘art’ of performing these tests and provides representative c...
£58.99

African Perspectives on Some Contemporary Bioethics Problems

This collection of essays addresses an important cross-section of issues in contemporary bioethics. It represents an essential contribution to global bioethics anchored and grounded on a continent most remarkable for its biological, cultural and linguistic diversity. It is a fitting beginning to addressing the observable absence of...
£61.99

A Practical Guide to Promoting Social Participation in Seniors

This volume represents an instruction manual for community workers and academic researchers wishing to conduct community-based participatory action research. The principles and experience described here will also be useful for any individual from charitable bodies, government agencies, and academic institutions desiring to work wit...
£63.99

Body Talk in the Medical Humanities

This exciting book draws on the insight and experience of 21 medical practitioners and researchers in the wider field of the medical humanities to ask fundamental questions related to illness, bodily experience, the experience and role of medical and healthcare professionals, and the contribution of language and communication to en...
From £48.99

Clinical Expressive Arts Therapy in Theory and Practice

This volume makes a tremendous contribution to the field of expressive arts therapy through its presentation of clear and profound theoretical bases to a relatively new profession in the domain of psychotherapy. It applies comprehensive, in-depth psychological knowledge to practical cases which shed light on clinical interventions ...
£61.99

Critical Dialogues in the Medical Humanities

This volume illustrates ongoing discussions in and about the medical humanities with studies on different approaches to the relationship between medical science and practice and the humanities, including reflections based on fiction, art, history, socio-economic and political concerns, architecture and natural landscapes. The book ...
£61.99

Meltdown and the Neuroscience of Stress

This book investigates the concept of stress, how it causes a cluster of life-threatening diseases, in particular Alzheimer's disease, and what you can do to save yourself. It is the summation of what the author, a neurologist, has learned about stress throughout his career. Stress damages the brain in specific ways that cause migr...
£58.99

The History and Mystery of Breast Cancer

Breast cancer and its treatment is a terribly complex problem that involves all the intricacies of the human body, the anatomical and microscopic anatomy of the breast, the endocrine system, and bone metabolism, as well as the nature of malignant transformation. Even experts still have uncertainties. However, there is now an ethica...
£61.99
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