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Published March, 2015
By Michael W. Stannard
Publisher: Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften
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Benito Perez Galdos is revered as Spain's greatest nineteenth-century author. This book is the first detailed study of the medicine that appears in his work. It analyses the sources available to Galdos's network, issues such as epidemic disease, madness and children's diseases, and the significance of Galdos's depictions of disease and of doctors.

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Offers the diplomatic transcription of MS Wellcome 542, housing a late Middle English hitherto unedited remedy-book based on the medical lore of Hippocrates, Socrates and Galen. This title presents a glossary, notes and introduction also accompany the edition.

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Published October, 2013
By D. Gareth Jones
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Medical technology is one of the most powerful forces in the modern world. Gareth Jones writes not only as a scientist and bioethicist but also as a Christian. His aim is to make sense of some of the myriad issues encountered in a world dominated by medical technology and explore ways in which we can live in hope rather than fear.

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Published September, 2013
By Sally Sheard and Laurinda Abreu
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This volume originates in the 2011 conference of the International Network for the History of Hospitals. It focuses on how institutions for the care and cure of the sick have organized their activities, from the delegation of treatments between practitioners, to the provision of food and supplies and the impact on recovery of hospital stays.

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This book offers a collection of revised and expanded papers from the International Network for the History of Hospitals 2009 conference. It discusses a select group of hospitals and communities, including those based in Europe and the Americas, from three main perspectives: isolation and disease, communities and the poor, and war and hospitals.

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Published July, 2012
By Laura Esteban-Segura
Publisher: Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften
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Presents the first edition of "Glasgow", University Library, MS Hunter 509 (ff. 1r-167v), an English medical manuscript of late Middle Ages. This title includes an introduction, critical apparatus, notes, and glossary. It provides a text of this medical compendium, which can be of use for research in historical linguistics, history of medicine.

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Published April, 2012
By Rene Hefti and Jacqueline Bee
Publisher: Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften
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The topic of spirituality and health is well established in science and society in the USA and is becoming increasingly significant in Europe as well. Conferences, university chairs and spiritual treatment methods are evidence of this development. This title deals with this topic.

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Deals with prevention of potential risks on human health associated with technology which encloses the general knowledge of developing processes used to achieve either goods or services. This title suggests that hidden defects in technologies are accountable for hazards in generations of environmental factors that they call technopathogens.

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An account of the number of translations hitherto preserved in the different European vernacular languages such as French, German and Danish. It offers the diplomatic transcription of MS Hunter 497, also accompanied by a glossary, notes and introduction.

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Benvenutus Grassus' On the well-proven art of the eye

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