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Medicine

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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A History of Cardiac Surgery

The beginning of cardiac surgery is generally considered to be the successful repair of a wound of the heart that took place on the 7th of September 1896 in Frankfurt am Main. This operation put an end to the widespread belief that nature had set the heart beyond the limits of surgery. The successive development of heart surgery mo...
£81.99

Assessment and Treatment of Sarcopenia and Frailty in the Setting of Personalized Internal Medicine

The recognition and implementation of personalized internal medicine is of the utmost importance for physicians, nurses, dieticians and other healthcare professionals engaged in clinics. The assessment of sarcopenia and frailty, in middle-aged patients, as an embodiment of treatment personalization, is essential in settings of acut...
£58.99

Benjamin Jesty, the Grandfather of Vaccination

Benjamin Jesty has been described as ‘the man history forgot’. Spanning the late 18th and early 19th centuries, this book tells the story of the ingenious Dorset farmer who used cowpox as a vaccine to protect his family against the dreaded disease of smallpox in 1774. This happened 22 years before Dr Edward Jenner used a similar pr...
£72.99

Changing Horizons in the 21st Century

The twenty-first century presents a changing global demographic. People are living longer and older people comprise a continued greater representation in populations. This book provides detailed insights into ageing issues related to longitudinal studies, legislation, policy, and the ageing experience (including a personal reflecti...
£73.99

Concussion Competencies

This book presents necessary information and data for people working with concussion recovery or experiencing a concussion, especially of a sports-related nature. There is currently no defined body of knowledge presented to practitioners, a lacuna this book serves to fill. While medical attention is often needed at the initial stag...
£68.99

Death Down Under

Death is one of the most challenging aspects of living, demanding inventive and meaningful responses. This insightful collection demonstrates cultural commitment to improving the conditions of the dying and dead and also documents the varied, creative ways that we, the living, already respond to death. Collectively, the 16 essays a...
£61.99

Easy Medicine for Biologists

Medical knowledge is not only necessary for people working and researching within the field of medicine. Humankind emerged due to the evolution of organic matter over the course of billions of years. From our ancestors, we have inherited the principles of organizing the genome, an anatomical structure, a chain of metabolic processe...
£58.99

Emergency Cross-cover of Surgical Specialties

With the introduction of the European Working Time Directive and changes to doctors’ contracts, junior doctors are increasingly expected to cross-cover surgical specialties whilst on-call. Often these are specialties in which they have limited, or no, post-graduate experience. Furthermore, this is often out-of-hours, when senior su...
£68.99

Fatty Liver Disease, a Silent Killer of Human Beings

A large number of people suffer from type 2 diabetes mellitus, particularly due to the development of new, calorie-dense foodstuffs with enormous saturated fat content. This has also caused an increase in the percentage of people suffering from metabolic syndrome. Such people become obese, and may develop diabetes and in hypertensi...
£61.99

Latin American Perspectives on Scientific Research

This collection of papers presents case studies and reflections on research bioethics from the standpoint of two Latin American academics involved in the teaching and dissemination of good practices and essential information on bioethics and various related topics. While limited in scope to a few key issues, the text may be read as...
£58.99

Pediatric Otolaryngology

This textbook fills a vital need for professionals in many fields to have a concise ear, nose and throat (ENT) reference easily at hand. The information gathered here is up-to-date, accurate, understandable, and presented and organized in a straightforward manner. The book includes a number of images, allowing grater insights into ...
£68.99

Sickle Cell Disease

Since the first case of sickle cell disease was described in 1910, several efforts have been made to improve its management. However, it remains the leading scourge of our times, with a high level of morbidity and mortality in Sub-Saharan Africa, the Middle East and India. There have been few efforts by academia in developing count...
£68.99
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