Books in category Medical – Healing

  • Conjuring Hope

    Conjuring Hope
    Galina Lindquist

    By following people's own interpretations of the work of magic, the author succeeds in unraveling the logic of local practice and local understanding of affliction, commonly used to diagnose the experiences of illness and misfortune.

  • The Laws of Medicine

    The Laws of Medicine
    Siddhartha Mukherjee

    One of the world's premiere cancer researchers reveals an urgent philosophy on the little-known principles that govern medicine–and how understanding these principles can empower everyone.

  • Healing with water

    Healing with water
    Jane M. Adams

    This book will appeal to medical, social and cultural historians in Britain, North America and Australasia.

  • Tratado de cirug√ a cardiovascular

    Tratado de cirugía cardiovascular
    Gabriel Téllez de Peralta

    Cardiopatías congénitas. Patología valvular. Patología coronaria. Enfermedades del miocardio. Arritmias cardiacas. Enfermedades del pericardio. Diagnóstico en cirugía vascular. Arteriopatías funcionales.

  • Medical Identities

    Medical Identities
    Kent Maynard

    As these essays demonstrate, class, gender, sexuality, ethnicity, or state policy may all play formative roles in shaping the definition of health and wellbeing, how they are delivered, and the character and prestige of those who provide …

  • Slow Medicine

    Slow Medicine
    Victoria Sweet

    A radical new understanding of how medicine is best practiced, from the award-winning author of God's Hotel Over the years that Victoria Sweet has been a physician, ‚Äúhealthcare‚ÄĚ has replaced medicine, ‚Äúproviders‚ÄĚ look at their …

  • The Nature of Suffering and the Goals of Medicine

    The Nature of Suffering and the Goals of Medicine
    Eric J. Cassell

    This is a revised and expanded edtion of a classic in palliative medicine, originally published in 1991.

  • Your Hidden Fear Is Making You Sick

    Your Hidden Fear Is Making You Sick
    Donald W. Crowe, MD Donald W. Crowe

    Fear, arising not just as anxiety but also hidden at the core of other feelings, controls them. Your Hidden Fear is Making You Sick explores the origins of fear and how this ancient instinct has grown beyond its role as protector.

  • My Doctor Never Told Me That

    My Doctor Never Told Me That!
    Christine Spurlock

    During office visits, time is short. This is a big reason why so may health care professionals have difficulty communicating, much less teaching their patients.

  • Le persone sensibili hanno una marcia in pi√

    Le persone sensibili hanno una marcia in pi√Ļ
    Rolf Sellin

    La predisposizione innata a percepire gli stimoli in modo pi√Ļ differenziato e intenso rispetto alla media √® spesso un vantaggio, ma di frequente √® vissuta con disagio.

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