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A Family of Doctors , Hellerstein, David
1 A Family of Doctors  Hellerstein, David
0809044056 / 9780809044054 Very Good.  
Hardcover. 1st edition hardcover with dustjacket 1994 Hill & Wang. Clean; unmarked; pages bright; binding tight. Light edgewear only. 268pp, photos. Language: English. 'In a briskly flowing narrative, psychiatrist, essayist and novelist Hellerstein (Battles of Life and Death) records the accomplishments since the Civil War of 13 doctors in 5 generations of his Midwestern Jewish family. The family tree includes an EKG pioneer and the author's own father, mother, brothers and 2 sisters, each in a different specialty. In lively portraits and anecdotes culled from family attic archives, Hellerstein describes early, more primitive, medical procedures together with his ancestors' romances, scandals and travels, including a moving account of the liberation of Bergen-Belsen concentration camp witnessed by his father during military service. While citing modern medical advances, Hellerstein deplores today's diminished professional dedication and the advent of high costs, impersonal care and bureaucracy in medicine.'--Publishers Weekly, 1994.  
Price: 15.00 USD
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Advances: The Journal of Mind-Body Health, Fall 1995, Vol. 11, No. 4: Can the Self Affect the Course of Cancer?, Fetzer Institute; Dienstfrey, Harris (editor)
2 Advances: The Journal of Mind-Body Health, Fall 1995, Vol. 11, No. 4: Can the Self Affect the Course of Cancer? Fetzer Institute; Dienstfrey, Harris (editor)
Very Good. 
Paperback. Softcover quarterly periodical published 1995 by the John E. Fetzer Institute, Kalamazoo, Michigan. Light edgewear and creases to covers. Very clean; no marks; pages bright; binding tight. 80 pages. Language: English. Contents include: Unexpected Cancer Recovery: Why Patients Believe They Survive - Warren Berland. Cancer Patients and 'Marathon' Psychotherapy: A New Model - Ruth Cohn Bolletino and Lawrence LeShan. Loss of Cathexes as a Common Psychodynamic Characteristic of Cancer Patients [A Reprint] - Lawrence LeShan and Richard E. Worthington. The Experience of Cancer and the Course of Cancer: A Conversation between Constance Lorman Holmes and Leo Stolbach. Loading at a Distance - Larry Dossey. Loading and Postoperative Pain - Julie A. Motz with comments by Betty Eisner. A New Biological Model of Physiology and Mental Processes: Robert Rosen's Life Itself - Thomas Staiger. Suffering from Pain - Dieter Kallinke. Should Alternative Medicine Stay Alternative? - Jessie C. Gruman. Plus Reviews. Keywords: science, medicine, healing, health care, psychology, psychiatry, research, medical. No ISBN. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Advances: The Journal of Mind-Body Health, Summer 1995, Vol. 11, No. 3: Are Mind-Body Variables a Central Factor Linking Socioeconomic Status and Health?, Fetzer Institute; Dienstfrey, Harris (editor)
3 Advances: The Journal of Mind-Body Health, Summer 1995, Vol. 11, No. 3: Are Mind-Body Variables a Central Factor Linking Socioeconomic Status and Health? Fetzer Institute; Dienstfrey, Harris (editor)
Very Good. 
Paperback. Softcover quarterly periodical published 1995 by the John E. Fetzer Institute, Kalamazoo, Michigan. Only light wear. Very clean; no marks; pages bright; binding tight. 80 pages. Language: English. Contents include: Comments on the title topic by Nancy E. Adler, James F. Fries, James C. Hurowitz, George A. Kaplan, Shiraz I. Mishra and Howard Waitzkin, William Ruberman, Redford B. Williams, and Marilyn Winkleby. A Response by Theodore Pincus and Leigh F. Callahan. Music for Surgery, by Linda Rogers. Animal Brain vs. Human Mind-Brain: The Dilemma of Mind-Body Medicine, by Laurence Foss. In Memory of Aaron Antonovsky: 1923-1994, by William R. Lenderking and Sol Levine. Plus: Reviews, abstracts, and letters. Keywords: science, medicine, healing, health care, psychology, psychiatry, research, medical, 1990s, Nineties, '90s. No ISBN. 
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ALBERT SCHWEITZERS LAMBARENE LEBT , Woytt-Secretan
4 ALBERT SCHWEITZERS LAMBARENE LEBT  Woytt-Secretan
3784533515 / 9783784533513 Good.  
Hardcover. Aufbau and Entwicklung des Urwaldhospitals. Language: German / Deutsche; text by Marie Woytt-Secretan. Stuttgart(?): Die Blauen Bucher, 1979, hardcover, MISSING THE DUSTJACKET, 144pp, map, many photos (some in color). Good condition: intact; text unmarked; pages bright; covers clean; binding tight. On first free endpaper, previous owner's name has been scribbled over and marked out with black marker. Inside cover has an abraded area from removal of a sticker. Blue cloth-covered boards with title on spine. A revision of the 1957 book 'Albert Schweitzer baut Lambarene'. Many of the color photos are dated later than 1957.  
Price: 15.00 USD
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5 Diseasing of America: Addiction Treatment Out of Control  Peele, Stanton
0395588022 / 9780395588024 Very Good.  
Paperback. Softcover 1991 Houghton Mifflin. Superclean; no marks or creases; pages bright; binding tight. Only light wear. 321 pages; Index; Notes. Language: English. Documents the scientific fallacies of 'medicalizing' addicts' behavior. 'Alcoholism and drug-taking may be addictions, but they are not diseases, maintains clinical psychologist Peele. In a plainspoken and courageous critique that goes against current medical fashion, the coauthor of Love and Addiction attacks the addiction-as-disease model promoted by Alcoholics Anonymous, drug treatment centers and others. He asserts that such programs blunt a substance abuser's sense of personal responsibility and, in so doing, may actually worsen her or his chances for recovery. He further argues that behavioral, family, aversive and community reinforcement therapies--or no therapy at all--work as well as AA. Peele is appalled by the extension of the disease model of addiction to such activities as overeating, smoking, compulsive sex and gambling. His hard-hitting attack on he addiction treatment industry supplies an effective antidote to what he sees as a breakdown of personal will, social support and a sense of community.'--Publishers Weekly, 1989.  
Price: 9.00 USD
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Five Patients: The Hospital Explained , Crichton, Michael
6 Five Patients: The Hospital Explained  Crichton, Michael
0394425081 / 9780394425085 Acceptable.  
Hardcover. HARDCOVER with dustjacket BOOK CLUB EDITION 1970. Clean; unmarked; binding tight. Average wear; back jacket repaired. Language: English.  
Price: 5.00 USD
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Harlow Brooks, Man and Doctor, Moorhead, John J.
7 Harlow Brooks, Man and Doctor Moorhead, John J.
Good. 
Hardcover. Stated 1st edition hardcover 1937 Harper and Brothers Publishers, NY. No dustjacket. Average wear: areas of discoloration / stains to front cover and spine. Endpapers lightly tanned. Text very clean; pages bright; binding tight. Great reading / research copy. 302 pages; Index; chronology; list of published writings; black-and-white photos. Language: English. Burgundy cloth-covered boards with gilt titles on spine (gilt no longer very shiny but still legible). Biography of the distinguished, influential, and beloved physician. Keywords: Mankato, Minnesota, New York City, Medical Corps, Dandy Seventh, 7th Regiment, World War I, Spanish-American War, military, tropical disease, staff, Bellevue, Carnegie Laboratory, Hood Wright Hospital, Navajo Indians, Brooksian philosophy, president, American College of Physicians, professor, pathology, clinical medicine. No ISBN. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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8 Of Water, Salt and Life: An Atlas of Fluid and Electrolyte Balance in Health and Disease Lakeside Laboratories
Good. 
Hardcover. Hardcover 1956 Lakeside Laboratories, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. No dustjacket. Very clean; no marks; pages bright; binding tight. Ca. 68 pages (pages not numbered); References; 31 striking, handsome full-page color plates; illustrated endpapers. Language: English. Black cloth-covered boards with gold titles on front and spine. 'The rapid expansion of clinical knowledge concerning fluid and electrolyte metabolism has been made possible by two crucial developments in research technic --the flame photometer and the use of radioactive isotopes as tracers. ... [This] subject is difficult, and ... [t]his atlas is an attempt to reduce complexity to relative simplicity by graphic means.'--from Introduction. Keywords: science, scientist, fluid compartments of the body, Gamble, acid-base balance, pharmacology, chemistry, biology, medicine, medical, vintage, retro, 1950s, Fifties, '50s. No ISBN. 
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Science on Trial: The Clash of Medical Evidence and the Law in the Breast Implant Case , Angell, Marcia
9 Science on Trial: The Clash of Medical Evidence and the Law in the Breast Implant Case  Angell, Marcia
0393039730 / 9780393039733 Like New.  
Hardcover. Hardcover with dustjacket. Language: English. 'In the early 1990s, sympathetic juries awarded huge damages to women claiming injury from silicone breast implants, leading to a $4.25 billion class-action settlement that still wasn't large enough to cover all the claims. Shockingly, rigorous scientific studies of breast implants have now shown that there is no significant link between breast implants and disease. Why were the courts and the public so certain that breast implants were dangerous when medical researchers were not? The answer to this question reveals important differences in the way science, the law, and the public regard evidence--and not just in the breast implant controversy.'--from the publisher.  
Price: 25.00 USD
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Small Animal Ear Diseases: An Illustrated Guide , Gotthelf, Louis
10 Small Animal Ear Diseases: An Illustrated Guide  Gotthelf, Louis
0721677509 / 9780721677507 Like New.  
Paperback. Superclean and bright; no marks or creases; appears unread. Softcover 1st printing 2000 W.B. Saunders. 270pp, Index, B/W and color photos. Language: English. Cover is tan-colored. Visual text to aid students and practicing veterinarians in recognizing ear diseases and disorders in cats and dogs. Keyword: otitis.  
Price: 50.00 USD
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The Blood of Strangers: Stories from Emergency Medicine, Huyler, Frank
11 The Blood of Strangers: Stories from Emergency Medicine Huyler, Frank
0805065970 / 9780805065978 Paperback. Like New. 
Stated 1st softcover edition, published 2000 by Owl Books. Superclean; no marks or creases; binding tight; never read. Only light age-tanning to page edges. 160 pages. Language: English. 'Dr. Huyler's short, intense book treats of only the most important matters: life and death. His prose is nearly invisible, and therefore it allows us to see what he is talking about. And once we see it, we are not likely to forget it. This is a young writer with a big mind -- and an even bigger heart.' -- Paul Auster. Keywords: nonfiction, doctor, physician, medical, hospital, EMS, ER. 
Price: 11.00 USD
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The Colony: The Harrowing True Story of the Exiles of Molokai , Tayman, John
12 The Colony: The Harrowing True Story of the Exiles of Molokai  Tayman, John
074323300X / 9780743233002 Very Good.  
Hardcover. Hardcover with dustjacket 2006 Scribner. Superclean; no marks; pages bright; binding tight. Only light wear. 421 pages; Index; Notes; Bibliography; maps; black-and-white photos. Language: English. 'From 1866 through 1969, the Hawaiian and American governments banished nearly 9,000 leprosy sufferers into exile on a peninsula on the Hawaiian island of Molokai. Former Outside editor Tayman crafts a tale of fear, endurance and hope in telling the story of these unfortunate victims of ignorance (leprosy is caused by a simple bacteria and isn't nearly as contagious as was long believed). After a smallpox epidemic wiped out a fifth of the Hawaiian population in the 1850s, leprosy was seen as the next cataclysmic threat, and drastic measures were taken. For more than 100 years, anyone diagnosed with the disease was taken to the remote colony. Initially, conditions were horrible, with few services or proper medical treatment. Pushed to their limit and fueled with potent moonshine, the internees frequently rioted, causing overseers to enforce cruel laws. Later, as science and social thinking evolved, conditions improved and many in the settlement lived lives of near normalcy. Drawing on contemporary sources and eyewitness accounts of the still surviving members of the colony, Tayman has created a fitting monument to the strength and character of the castoffs in particular, and human beings as a whole.'--Publishers Weekly. Keywords: history of medicine, leper, leprosarium.  
Price: 18.00 USD
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The Medical Follow-Up Agency: The First 50 Years, 1946-1996 , Berkowitz, Edward D.; Santangelo, Mark J.
13 The Medical Follow-Up Agency: The First 50 Years, 1946-1996  Berkowitz, Edward D.; Santangelo, Mark J.
0309064406 / 9780309064408 Very Good.  
Hardcover. Hardcover 1999 National Academy Press, Washington D.C. Glossy picture cover--no dustjacket. Superclean; no marks; pages bright; binding tight. Only light wear. No additional printings indicated. 131pp, B/W photos, Index, Notes, Publication List. Language: English. The Compass Series. 'History of the Medical Follow-up Agency, a national treasure for veterans and long-term studies of health. The agency's data resources provide opportunities to follow specific populations and ask questions about their well-being as well as the occurrence and significance of illness. For researchers, clinicians, and other interested readers.'--from the publisher. Keywords: military, army, U.S., armed forces, servicemen, studies, infectious diseases, trauma, amputation, morbidity, Institute of Medicine, medical, research, United States, Korean, Vietnam, Gulf, war, program, twin.  
Price: 32.00 USD
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