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Childhood Cancer Survivors; A Practical Guide to Your Future
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Childhood Cancer Survivors; A Practical Guide to Your Future

By Keene, Nancy (With Wendy Hobbie & Kathy Ruccione.)

Bellingham: Childhood Cancer Guides 978-1457-11867-8 [978-1457-11867-8] 2012. (Trade paperback) 452pp. Very good plus. Appendices, references, index. "More than 325,000 children, teens, and adults in the United States are survivors of childhood cancer. The surgery, radiation, chemotherapy, and stem cell transplants used to cure children can affect growing bodies and developing minds. If survivors know of these potential problems, they can take steps to identify, copy with, or treat them early if they do develop". Book about Cancer Survivors. (Medicine, Cancer, Chemotherapy, Childhood, Surgery).

$26.25

Childhood Leukemia; A Guide for Families, Friends & Caregivers; Third Edition
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Childhood Leukemia; A Guide for Families, Friends & Caregivers; Third Edition

By Keene, Nancy

Sebastopol: O'Reilly [0-596-50015-7] 2002. (Trade paperback) 505pp. Very good plus. Appendices, fold-out health record. "Over 3,000 children are diagnosed with leukemia in the United States each year. The illness and its treatment can have a devastating effect on family, friends, schoolmates, and the larger community. This newly updated edition of Childhood Leukemia provides the answers and support parents need during this difficult time". (Medicine, Cancer, Guidebooks, Health, Leukemia--Patients, Medicine, Self Help).

$26.25

Health & Physical Assessment in Nursing
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Health & Physical Assessment in Nursing

By D'amico, Donita (With Colleen Barbarito.)

Upper Saddle River: Pearson Education 978-0-13-049373-6 [978-0-13-049373-6] 2007. (4to) 901pp. Very good, no dust jacket. Includes CD-ROM. Black and white and color photographs and illustrations, tables, diagrams, appendices, glossary, index. Lightly shaken and a binder's defect on p. 711 which does not affect readability. Book about Physical Assessment. (Medicine, Health, Medicine, Nursing, Textbook).

$52.50

Development Through the Lifespan
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Development Through the Lifespan

By Berk, Laura E.

Boston: Allyn and Bacon [0-205-49125-1] 2007, 4th edition. (4to) 663pp. Very good plus, no dust jacket. Black and white and color photographs and illustrations, graphs, tables, glossary, references, index. Book about , Human Development, Lifespan & Social Development. (Health, Childhood, Health, Medicine, Textbook).

$52.50

Wong's Essentials of Pediatric Nursing
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Wong's Essentials of Pediatric Nursing

By Hockenberry, Marilyn J. (Edited by David Wilson; Marilyn L. Winkelstein.)

St. Louis: Elsevier Mosby 978-0-323-02593-5 [978-0-323-02593-5] 2005, 7th edition. (4to) 1307pp. Very good plus, no dust jacket. Includes CD-ROM. Informational endpapers, black and white and color photographs and illustrations, tables, charts, diagrams, graphs, appendices, index. Book about Pediatric Nursing. Edited by David Wilson & Marilyn L. Winkelstein. (Medicine, Health, Medicine, Nursing, Textbook).

$52.50

Microbiology; Alternate Edition with Diseases by Body System

By Bauman, Robert W. (Contributor Elizabeth Machunis-Masuoka; Ian Tizard.)

San Francisco: Pearson Benjamin Cummings [0-8053-7693-3] 2006, Alternate edition. (4to) 770pp. Very good plus, no dust jacket. Includes CD-ROM. Black and white and color photographs and illustrations, tables, diagrams, glossary, appendices, index. Contributors include Elizabeth Machunis-Masuoka, Ian Tizard. (Health, Biology, Disease, Health, Microbiology, Science, Textbook).

$52.50

Maternity & Women's Health Care
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Maternity & Women's Health Care

By Lowdermilk, Deitra Leonard (With Shannon E. Perry.)

St. Louis: Mosby Elsevier 978-0-323-04367-0 [978-0-323-04367-0] 2007, 9th edition. (4to) 1188pp. Very good, no dust jacket. Includes CD-ROM. Black and white and color illustrations and photographs, tables, diagrams, glossary, index. Book about Maternity Health. (Medicine, Babies, Health, Health Care, Medicine, Mothers, Textbook, Women).

$52.50

It's All in Your Head; Diseases Caused by Silver-Mercury Fillings
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It's All in Your Head; Diseases Caused by Silver-Mercury Fillings

By Huggins, Hal A.

Life Sciences Press [0-943685-06-0] 1990, 4th edition. (Trade paperback) 236pp. Near fine. Illustrations, references, index. "The method of treatment planning the the Huggins' employ in helping their patients recover from the devastating affects [sic] of mercury toxicity is controversial in medical and dental circles at this time. But their success rate is over 80% in terms of reversing symptoms and improving quality of life" - from the Book Description. Book about Fillings & Mercury Poisoning. (Medicine, Dentistry, Disease, Medicine, Poison).

$26.25

Man's Anatomy; A Study in Dissection (3 Vols.)

By Tobias, P. V. (With M. Arnold.) (Illustrations by Deirdre Samson; Phyllis Samson.)

Johannesburg: Witwatersrand University Press 1963. (Hardcover set) 416; 430; 356pp. Very good, no dust jacket. Dark blue boards with gilt lettering and device to the covers and spine. Illustrations, notes, index. Volume I is printed upside-down, the spines are lightly soiled and the corners are bumped, and there is a previous owner's ink stamp on the top edge and endpaper of each volume. "Man's Anatomy has a twofold function: it is a guide to the dissection of the human body and it provides a systematic account of human anatomy. The combination of these two aspects into a single work is based on our belief that as much of the structure of the body as possible should be studied from the cadaver, supplemented by dissected demonstration specimens. To this end, we consider that the combination of practical instructions with a systematic description is preferable to a manual devoted exclusively to the dissection of the body" - from the Preface. Illustrations by Deirdre Samson & Phyllis Samson. Vol. 1 Introduction, Thorax and Abdomen. Vol. 2 Head, Neck and Central Nervous System. Vol. 3 Back and Limbs. (Medicine, Anatomic Illustration, Anatomy, Dissections, Medicine, Physiology, Surgery).

$68.25

Los Viegos; Secrets of Long Life from the Sacred Valley

By Halsell, Grace

Emmaus: Rodale Press [0-87857-135-3] 1976. (Hardcover) 186pp. Very good plus in very good plus dust jacket. Photographs, index. The dust jacket is rubbed, the spine is faded, and the fore edge is lightly spotted. "For a year Grace Halsell lived with the Viegos - the longest-living people in the Western Hemisphere. She stayed in their primitive huts and slept on their beds of rough-hewn wooden boards. She ATE their boiled corn called mote and listened to their stories of romance and love and the manner in which they give meaning to their lives". Locale: Ecuador. (Medicine, Diet, Environment, Health, Longevity, Medicine).

$26.25

Consultations in Dermatology II with Walter B. Shelley

By Shelley, Walter B. (Photography by Edward F. Glifort.)

Philadelphia: W. B. Saunders Company [0-7216-8214-6] 1974. (Hardcover) 333pp. Very good plus, no dust jacket. Photographs, notes, index. There is a previous owner's name in ink on the front free endpaper. "The warmth of your response to our first volume of 'Consultations' has encouraged us to hope that you would join us again on rounds. Please do...." - from the Preface. Sequel to Consultations in Dermatology with Walter B. Shelley. Photography by Edward F. Glifort. (Medicine, Dermatology, Medicine, Skin Diseases).

$26.25

Consultations in Dermatology with Walter B. Shelley

By Shelley, Walter B. (Photography by Edward F. Glifort.)

Philadelphia: W. B. Saunders Company [0-7216-8213-8] 1972. (Hardcover) 289pp. Very good plus, no dust jacket. Photographs, tables, notes, index. There is an ink stamp on the front fixed endpaper and a previous owner's name in ink on the front free endpaper. "Modern clinical teaching discards the formal lecture, the structured text, and turns instead to the primary stimulus for all medical learning, i.e., the patient. Accordingly, this volume of consultations has evolved to bring you directly to our patients (albeit in black and white) and in turn to our best thoughts about them and their diseases" - from the Preface. Photography by Edward F. Glifort. (Medicine, Dermatology, Health, Medicine, Skin Diseases).

$26.25

Population, Race and Eugenics

By Siegel, Morris

Hamilton: Morris Siegel 1939. (Hardcover) 206pp. Very good plus, no dust jacket. Burgundy cloth with gilt lettering to the cover and spine. Tables, diagrams, bibliography, index. The spine and corners are lightly faded and worn. "Sir Francis Galton, the founder of modern eugenics, has given the following definition: - 'Eugenics is the study of agencies under social control that may improve or impair the racial qualities of future generations, either physically or mentally.' This definition has received universal acceptance. The interpretation of the words 'racial qualities' is usually taken as meaning 'inborn' or 'hereditary' qualities" - from the Preface. Book about Physical Disability. Time Period 1939. (Medicine, Birth Control, Eugenics, Medicine, Mental Disability, Mental Illness, Population).

$26.25

Amazing Natural Medicines; A Modern and Scientific Guide to the Use of Diet, Vitamin and Botanical Medicines in the Treatment of Disease

By Lobay, Douglas

Kelowna: Apple Communications [0-9695681-3-4] 1998. (Trade paperback) 185pp. Very good. Illustrations, notes, references, index. The spine is lightly faded and cocked. "This book discusses twenty-five common ailments and provides modern, natural therapies that have been proven to help these conditions. A brief discussion of the condition is followed by conventional medical treatment. Then natural treatment beginning with diet, vitamins and minerals, nutritional supplementation and botanical medicine is outlined. Each specific botanical medicine is discussed in detail. The book is fully referenced from current scientific research articles from around the world". (Alternative Medicine, Alternative Medicine, Diet, Illness, Infection, Medicinal Herbs, Minerals, Natural Healing, Remedies, Vitamins).

$26.25

Encyclopedia of Medical Syndromes

By Durham, Robert H.

New York: Hoeber Medical Division 1968, 6th printing. (Hardcover) 628pp. Near fine in very good plus dust jacket. Index. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed with a tiny dent on the spine. "Years of work went into the preparation of this book, years spent culling the international literature, tracking down references, and checking the accuracy of descriptions and synonyms - all to make certain that the finished work would contain the latest and most authentic information. The result is detailed information on nearly 1,000 recognized syndromes - collected and organized in convenient, easily accessible form". Book about Disease, Illness & Syndromes. Foreword by T. R. Harrison. (Medicine, Encyclopedia, Medicine, Reference).

$36.75

Gastroscopy; The Endoscopic Study of Gastric Pathology

By Schindler, Rudolf

Philadelphia: University of Chicago Press 1950, 2nd edition. (Small 4to) 433pp. Very good plus, no dust jacket. Black cloth with gilt lettering on the cover and spine. Top edge stained red. Illustrations, diagrams, tables, photographs, bibliography, indices, color plates. The gilt lettering on the spine is rubbed, there is a ring mark on the back cover and a previous owner's name on the front endpaper. "Thirty years is the usual time for the introduction of a new method of medical practice. This time is necessary to convince the conservative and to train an advance guard of enthusiastic supporters. Gastroscopy is unique in that it is an accepted and used method only some ten years after its introduction into America and the first publication of this book. The gastroscopic method has resulted in extraordinary progress in gastric pathology in the short span of years. This progress has made necessary a complete revision of the book" - from the Preface to the Second Edition. Book about Gastric Disease & Gastroscopy. Preface by Walter L. Palmer. (Medicine, Clinical Anatomy, Medicine, Pathology).

$42.00

Organon of the Medical Art
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Organon of the Medical Art

By Hahnemann, Samuel (Edited and Annotated by Wenda Brewster O'Reilly.)

Redmond: Birdcage Books [1-889613-01-0] 1997, 2nd printing. (4to) 407pp. Very good plus in near fine dust jacket. "The sixth edition of Dr. Samuel Hahnemann's work of genius based on a translation by Stephen Decker". Notes, glossary, index. There is a previous owner's name in ink on the title page, minor underlining and marginal notes in pencil in the text, and several pages are dog-eared. "Conventional Western medicine, working from an allopathic basis, attempts to cure disease by opposing and suppressing its most obvious symptoms. Homeopathic medicine, however, treats the whole patient rather than isolated symptoms. Minute doses of medicines are used to combat disease by stimulating the patient's own life force. Samuel Hahnemann, the visionary 19th century physician who founded this system of treatment, distilled his philosophy and practice into the Organon of the Medical Art". Edited and Annotated by Wenda Brewster O'Reilly. (Medicine, Alternative Medicine, Homeopathic Medicine, Illness, Medicine, Philosophy).

$36.75

Keynotes and Characteristics with Comparisons of Some of the Leading Remedies of the Materia Medica with Bowel Nosodes

By Allen, H. C.

New Delhi: B. Jain Publishers [81-7021-187-5] 2000, 8th edition. (Hardcover) 402pp. Very good plus in very good plus dust jacket. Index. There is a previous owner's name in ink on the front endpaper. "The life-work of the student of the homeopathic Materia Medica is one of constant comparison and differentiation. He must compare the pathogenesis of a remedy with the recorded anamnesis of the patient; he must differentiate the apparently similar symptoms of two or more medicinal agents in order to select the similimum" - from the Preface to the First Edition. (Medicine, Alternative Medicine, Health, Homeopathic Medicine, Materia Medica, Pathology, Remedies).

$28.88

Medicine & Society in Later Medieval England

By Rawcliffe, Carole

London: Sandpiper Books [1-8400-4005-X] 1999. (4to) 241pp. Very good plus, no dust jacket. Frontispiece, black and white and color illustrations, notes, bibliography, index. There is a previous bookseller's sticker on the inside front endpaper and a previous owner's blind stamp on the front free endpaper. "My interest in the field of medieval medical history was aroused almost by accident several years ago, when I was engaged in research for an article on the settlement of lawsuits by arbitration. A case concerning a negligent physician drew my attention, not so much because of the legal aspects of the dispute, which were fairly straightforward, but chiefly on account of the fascinating insight which it provided into a new and very different side of fifteenth-century life" - from the Preface. Time Period Late Medieval & Middle Ages. Locale: England. (Medicine, History--England, Medicine, Social Behavior).

$31.50

The Science of Homeopathy
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The Science of Homeopathy

By Vithoulkas, George

New York: Grove Press [0-8021-5120-5] 1981. (Trade paperback) 331pp. Very good plus. Diagrams, notes, appendices, index. There is a crease to the top corner of the back cover and a few pages are dog-eared. "Homeopathy, the 'energy medicine,' is a branch of medical science based on the principle that disease can be cured by strenghtening the body's defense mechanism with substances selected for their energy-giving properties. In homeopathy, derived from the words 'homeo' and 'pathos,' meaning 'similar suffering,' a cure is selected which, in its crude form, would produce in a health body the same symptoms found in a sick person suffering from the specific disease". (Alternative Medicine, Alternative Medicine, Health, Herbal Medicine, Homeopathic Medicine, Illness, Medicine).

$26.25

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