Subscribe to our newsletter


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. 

View as
Sort by
Display per page

Survival after Treatment for Gynaecological Cancer

As cancer survival rates continue to improve, the number of patients living with cancer or after successful cancer treatment is increasing. Gynaecological cancers are potentially curable if caught in their early stages, and, therefore, quality of life after treatment is important. This is the first textbook to consider the preventi...

The Creative Advantages of Schizophrenia

The aphorism that madness and creative genius are opposing sides of the same coin predates contemporary psychiatry and has existed since the time of the great Stagirite Aristotle. Schizophrenia is one mental disorder intimately linked with creative thinking and achievement. There is no shortage of eminent scientists, thinkers, writ...

The Paradoxical Situation in Carcinogenesis

This volume is dedicated to the ethical problems related to carcinogenesis. It discusses the karyogamic theory in a new light, using new arguments, and considers the prospects of cancer prevention and treatment. The current stage of scientific development fails to answer such questions as: What is a cancer cell? What is its essence...

The Political Economy of Health and Healthcare

Health may be defined as a state of balance in our body, mind and soul. When this balance is disturbed, so is our health. However, the balance in our health is fundamentally related to the balance in our society. Imbalances in our societies, particularly of a socioeconomic nature, would naturally affect our inner balance and health...

The Story of the Pasteur Institute and Its Contributions to Global Health

Despite the fame surrounding the name of Louis Pasteur, few people know what exactly occurs at the Institute he founded in 1887. Scientific breakthroughs made by pioneers of microbiology, the emergence of molecular biology and genomics, and the identification of VIH–1 in 1983 have kept the Pasteur Institute at the forefront of the ...

Electro-Pulse-Enhanced Cancer Therapy

This book provides knowledge about how cancerous tumour treatment using electrical pulses can increase efficiency and reduce the side effects of established tumour treatment methods. The combination of electrical pulses and chemotherapy has so far been successfully performed on more than 3000 patients, and using such pulses in conj...

Ethics in Child Health

Should every child be vaccinated before being allowed to go to school? Should children be allowed to refuse medical treatment even if it might save their life? Does the fetus or unborn child have any rights? Is it acceptable for a child’s family to demand an expensive treatment despite uncertain benefits? If you are a healthcare pr...

Nutrition and Disease

Nutrition is an essential part of life. It affects our health and can be applied in the prevention and treatment of disease. Substantial interventions in dietary intake and lifestyle changes have been demonstrated to cause significant decrease in disease risk in in the general population and also in patients suffering from various ...

The Art of Removing the Tumour

This book is a one-of-a-kind resource bringing together a number of illustrations of surgical anatomy, particularly focused on radical prostatectomy interventions in the treatment of prostate cancer. Providing tips and insights into each operative step, it offers a clear overview of the surgically relevant landmarks, structures, fa...

The Ultrastructure of Pathogenic Bacteria under Different Ecological Conditions

Today, the problem of bacteria variability occupies one of the key positions in microbiology. Particular attention is paid to the need to expand research to determine the variability of bacteria under natural habitats. There is still no solid information about the morphological variability of bacteria and its essence. This book is ...

Aviation Psychology

Human mechanical adaptability has become one of the most important elements in humans’ relationship with aviation and flying. It often manifests in physical and mental strain, and is seen as one of the most important variables in flight. After the Germanwings accident of 2015, the place and importance of psychology in aviation have...

The Biology of Human Behavior

Why do human beings behave the way they do? What governs how they act out their daily lives? It is not difficult to provide the traditional argument that it’s largely a matter of the culture in which we live, a product of the influences of family, peers, teachers, religious leaders, the movies we see, the books we read, and so fort...
 First ... Previous 14 15 16 17 18 Next