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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 Medical Pioneers of Nineteenth Century Lancaster

Modern medicine in England as we know it today is chiefly the product of the scientific developments of the nineteenth century. These advances included improved sanitation, the acceptance of the germ theory of disease as a result of the emergence of microbiology, and the advent of painless and routine surgical procedures. How then ...
£58.99

Medicine and Colonial Engagements in India and Sub-Saharan Africa

This volume examines the various modalities of imperial engagements with the colonized peoples in the former British colonies of India and in sub-Saharan Africa. Articulated through race, gender and medicine, these modalities also became colonial sites of desire addressing colonial anxieties ensuing from concerted engagements. Focu...
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Connecting Worlds

This book establishes a dialogue between colonial studies and the history of science, contributing to a renewed analytical framework grounded on a trans-national, trans-cultural and trans-imperial perspective. It proposes a historiographical revision based on self-organization and cooperation theories, as well as the role of tradit...
£64.99

The Early Modern English Version of Elizabeth Jacob’s Physicall and Chyrurgical Receipts

This book offers a semi-diplomatic transcription of Elizabeth Jacob’s Physicall and chyrurgicall receipts (MS Wellcome 3009 (ff. 17r-90r)), an Early Modern English remedy-book housed in the Wellcome Library, London, and hitherto unedited. The edition is accompanied by a linguistic analysis of the text, together with a palaeographic...
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The Age of Informed Consent

This volume analyses the conceptualization and the practical application of the concept of informed consent in various parts of continental Europe, and identifies whether informed consent can be seen as a clearly identifiable concept. The focus here is on the evolution of informed consent in France, Germany, Croatia, Turkey and Rom...
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Minding Dolls

This book explores the symbolic relationship between the self and the object. Specifically, in terms of “my objectified being”, in which the original physical nature of the “thing” includes its being alive, but loses this phenomenological quality in a sense as one’s “own” personal meaning comes to imbue it. Here, the “thing” is a l...
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Looking for the Ancient Greeks

This book is a response to Antonio Damasio’s Looking for Spinoza: Joy, Sorrow and the Feeling Brain. Damasio, a prominent neuroscientist, begins by explaining what the latest discoveries in the neurosciences tell us about human psychology. He rejects the two prominent models of human psychology since the Western Enlightenment, the ...
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Plant Bioactive Molecules

Plants have always been a source of nourishment and healing for living things. Their dual task of producing nutrients and medicines has played a key role in the evolution of herbivore and omnivore organisms. The so-called secondary metabolites are molecules with well-defined functional roles. These compounds are produced to defend ...
£67.99

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 ...
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Towards a Medical Anthropology of Ageing

The proportion of people over 65 is substantially increasing and will continue to do so in the coming decades. Societies are concerned about the depletion of pension funds and austere fiscal plans that are unable to subsidize the basic care, protection and needs of their growing elderly populations. Gerontology is rapidly becoming ...
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Recent Researches in Health Sciences

This book brings together 47 chapters related to various aspects of health science. The main topics explored here are obesity and inflammation, pain management, adolescent pregnancies, palliative care needs, nursing care, preclinical applications, elderly health, reflexology, healthy lifestyles, healthy life and nutrition, early di...
£95.99

A Practical Guide to the Self-Management of Musculoskeletal Pain in Dental Professionals

Dental professionals spend their working lives in stressful environments and in awkward postures, with resultant musculoskeletal problems. While there are numerous books on musculoskeletal pain, there is nothing specific for dental professionals on the holistic approach to the self-management of musculoskeletal conditions. This boo...
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