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  • Inom/Utom. Kropp, själ och samhälle i medicinens gränsland förr och nu

    Inom/Utom. Kropp, själ och samhälle i medicinens gränsland förr och nu

    Danskt band - 2021 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789198331981

    När blir människan en människa? Vad formar hennes hälsa och identitet? Det är gemensamma teman för kulturhistoriska fallstudier om företeelser i medicinens marginaler. Fjorton författare beskriver tidiga och nutida föreställningar om det mänskliga,…

  • Konsten att skära i kroppar : Joseph Lister & den moderna kirurgins födelse

    Konsten att skära i kroppar : Joseph Lister & den moderna kirurgins födelse
    av Lindsey Fitzharris

    Pocket - 2020 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789127167308

    Den som hade oturen att hamna under kniven i det viktorianska London hade alla skäl att oroa sig. Kirurgin liknade mest ren slakt. Överlevde man själva operationen var risken stor att smittas av sjukhusfeber den mystiska sjukdom som härjade på Europ…

  • Konsten att skära i kroppar : Joseph Lister & den moderna kirurgins födelse

    Konsten att skära i kroppar : Joseph Lister & den moderna kirurgins födelse
    av Lindsey Fitzharris

    Inbunden - 2019 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789178110179

    "Livfullt En tidlöst fascinerande berättelse." The New York Times "Konsten att skära i kroppar är en enastående prestation en levande berättelse om en av historiens verkliga hjältar, kryddat med viktoriansk skräck." The Wallstreet Journal Den som ha…

  • Epidemics and Society

    Epidemics and Society
    av Frank M. Snowden

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300256390

    A “brilliant and sobering” (Paul Kennedy, Wall Street Journal) look at the history and human costs of pandemic outbreaks As seen on “60 Minutes” The World Economic Forum #1 book to read for context on the coronavirus outbreak…

  • Unwell Women

    Unwell Women
    av Elinor Cleghorn

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781474616850

    'Seamlessly melding scholarship with passion, Unwell Women is the definition of unputdownable' Telegraph 'A richly detailed, wide-ranging and enraging history... Unwell Women is not just a compelling investigation, but an essential one' Observer 'A…

  • En osalig ande : berättelsen om Axel Munthe

    En osalig ande : berättelsen om Axel Munthe
    av Bengt Jangfeldt

    Häftad - 2015 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789146001553

    »Vi är båda hemlösa hjärtan, Ni i Ert kungliga fängelse och jag i min enkla omgivning«, skrev Axel Munthe år 1893 till Sverige-Norges kronprinsessa Victoria. De båda hade träffats första gången på Capri två år tidigare. Den unge men redan omtalade s…

  • Fienden utan ansikte : farsoter och krig

    Fienden utan ansikte : farsoter och krig
    av Sven-Erik Svehag

    Inbunden - 2019 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789173319508

    Redan ca 400 f.Kr. skrev Hippokrates: "Om du vill studera medicin skall du först draga ut i krig."Under i stort sett alla krig fram till det tjugonde århundradet har epidemier av smittsamma sjukdomar dödat långt fler soldater än fiendens vapen. Dett…

  • Kirurgens hjärta : en existentiell biografi över Knut Harald Giertz

    Kirurgens hjärta : en existentiell biografi över Knut Harald Giertz

    Inbunden - 2021 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789177771661

    Knut Harald Giertz (1876-1950) var för ett sekel sedan en av Sveriges mest framstående kirurger. Han blev docent i Uppsala 1909, Sveriges yngste lasarettsläkare 1911 i Umeå och var från 1921 överläkare i Stockholm, först vid Mörby lasarett och däref…

  • The Yellow Emperor's Classic of Medicine

    The Yellow Emperor's Classic of Medicine
    av Maoshing Ni

    Pocket - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781570620805

    The Neijing is one of the most important classics of Taoism, as well as the highest authority on traditional Chinese medicine. Its authorship is attributed to the great Huang Di, the Yellow Emperor, who reigned during the third millennium BCE. This…

  • Virus Mania

    Virus Mania
    av Torsten Engelbrecht

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783752629781

  • The Archaeology of Disease

    The Archaeology of Disease
    av Charlotte Roberts

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780752457505

    The Archaeology of Disease shows how the latest scientific and archaeological techniques can be used to identify the common illnesses and injuries that humans suffered from in antiquity. In order to give a vivid picture of ancient disease and trauma…

  • The Butchering Art

    The Butchering Art
    av Lindsey Fitzharris

    Pocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141983387

    DAILY MAIL, GUARDIAN AND OBSERVER BOOKS OF THE YEAR 2017 Winner of the 2018 PEN/E.O. Wilson Prize for Literary Science Writing Shortlisted for the 2018 Wellcome Book Prize Shortlisted for the 2018 Wolfson Prize The story of a visionary British surge…

  • Inspärrad : röster från intagna på sinnessjukhus, fängelser och andra anstalter

    Inspärrad : röster från intagna på sinnessjukhus, fängelser och andra anstalter
    av Roddy Nilsson, Maria Vallström, Annika Berg, Katarina Bernhardsson, Marie Clark Nelson, Viktor Englund, Renée Frangeur, Staffan Förhammar, Lars Garpenberg, Karin Johannisson, Cecilia Riving, Frida Wikström

    Inbunden - 2016 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789188168405

    Att bli omhändertagen av samhället är ett djupt ingrepp i en människas liv. De individuella mötena med anstalten uppmärksammas sällan, men i Inspärrad får vi följa personer som varit intagna på sinnessjukhus, sanatorier, fängelser, uppfostrings- och…

  • Between Hope and Fear

    Between Hope and Fear
    av Michael Kinch

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781643132419

    If you have a child in school, you may have heard stories of long-dormant diseases suddenly reappearing—cases of measles, mumps, rubella, and whooping cough cropping up everywhere from elementary schools to Ivy League universities because a se…

  • Between Hope and Fear

    Between Hope and Fear
    av Michael Kinch

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681777511

    If you have a child in school, you may have heard stories of long-dormant diseases suddenly reappearing—cases of measles, mumps, rubella, and whooping cough cropping up everywhere from elementary schools to Ivy League universities because a se…

  • Twelve Diseases That Changed Our World

    Twelve Diseases That Changed Our World
    av Irwin W Sherman

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555814663

    Covers the history of twelve important diseases and addresses public health responses and societal upheavals. Chronicles the ways disease outbreaks shaped traditions and institutions of Western civilization. Explains the effects, causes, and outcome…

  • The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer

    The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer
    av Siddhartha Mukherjee

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781439170915

    Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, and now a documentary from Ken Burns on PBS, The Emperor of All Maladies is a magnificent, profoundly humane "biography" of cancer--from its first documented appearances thousands of years ago through the epic battles

  • The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer

    The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer
    av Siddhartha Mukherjee

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781439107959

    Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and a documentary from Ken Burns on PBS, this New York Times bestseller is "an extraordinary achievement" (The New Yorker)--a magnificent, profoundly humane "biography" of cancer--from its first documented appearances th…

  • The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer

    The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer
    av Siddhartha Mukherjee

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781410447159

    "The Emperor of All Maladies "is a magnificent, profoundly humane "biography" of cancer--from its first documented appearances thousands of years ago through the epic battles in the twentieth century to cure, control, and conquer it to a radical new…

  • Lidande och läkedom. 1, Medicinens historia fram till 1800

    Lidande och läkedom. 1, Medicinens historia fram till 1800
    av Nils Uddenberg

    Inbunden - 2015 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789186061579

    Människorna har alltid sökt undkomma sjukdom och lidande. I två rikt illustrerade volymer skildras den västerländska läkekonstens utveckling från äldsta tider till 1900-talets mitt.Nils Uddenberg är utbildad till läkare och har under de senaste tret…

  • Asperger's Children

    Asperger's Children
    av Edith Sheffer

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780393357790

    In 1930s and 1940s Vienna, child psychiatrist Hans Asperger sought to define autism as a diagnostic category, treating those children he deemed capable of participating fully in society. Depicted as compassionate and devoted, Asperger was in fact de…

  • Asperger's Children

    Asperger's Children
    av Edith Sheffer

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780393609646

    In 1930s and 1940s Vienna, child psychiatrist Hans Asperger sought to define autism as a diagnostic category, treating those children he deemed capable of participating fully in society. Depicted as compassionate and devoted, Asperger was in fact de…

  • Death, Modernity, and the Body

    Death, Modernity, and the Body
    av Eva Ahren

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781580463126

    Originally published in Swedish in 2002, Death, Modernity, and the Body explores the impact of modernization on customs and practices of treating the dead body in Sweden in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries,when intense social and cu…

  • Death, Modernity, and the Body

    Death, Modernity, and the Body
    av Eva Ahren

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781580464635

    Originally published in Swedish in 2002, Death, Modernity, and the Body explores the impact of modernization on customs and practices of treating the dead body in Sweden in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.This period of intense soc…

  • Sick Rose

    Sick Rose
    av Richard Barnett

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780500517345

    Presents a visual tour through disease in an age before colour photography. This volume combines detailed illustrations of afflicted patients from some of the worlds rarest medical books, that forms a profoundly human reminder of mankinds struggle w…

  • The Great Influenza

    The Great Influenza
    av John M Barry

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241991565

    THE #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER 'Everything you need to know about one of the deadliest outbreaks in human history' Bill Gates 'Easily our fullest, richest, most panoramic history of the subject' New York Times Book Review In 1918, the world faced…

  • Dissolving Illusions: Disease, Vaccines, and The Forgotten History

    Dissolving Illusions: Disease, Vaccines, and The Forgotten History
    av Roman Bystrianyk, Suzanne Humphries MD

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781480216891

    Not too long ago, lethal infections were feared in the Western world. Since that time, many countries have undergone a transformation from disease cesspools to much safer, healthier habitats. Starting in the mid-1800s, there was a steady drop in dea…

  • Crucial Interventions

    Crucial Interventions
    av Richard Barnett

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780500518106

    The nineteenth century saw a complete transformation of the practice and reputation of surgery. Crucial Interventions follows its increasingly optimistic evolution, drawing from the very best examples of rare surgical textbooks with a focus on the e…

  • Vaccines, Autoimmunity, and the Changing Nature of Childhood Illness

    Vaccines, Autoimmunity, and the Changing Nature of Childhood Illness
    av Dr. Thomas Cowan

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781603587778

    One doctor’s surprising answer to the epidemic of chronic disease and essential reading for everyone concerned with the health of the next generation "Dr. Cowan intelligently educates us on the complicated and beautiful workings of our immune…

  • Body

    Body
    av Bill Bryson

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780552779906

    #1 Bestseller in both hardback and paperback: SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2020 ROYAL SOCIETY INSIGHT INVESTMENT SCIENCE BOOK PRIZE _______'A directory of wonders.' - The Guardian'Jaw-dropping.' - The Times'Classic, wry, gleeful Bryson...an entertaining and…

  • Den stökiga psykiatrin : minnen, samtal, tankar

    Den stökiga psykiatrin : minnen, samtal, tankar
    av P. C. Jersild

    Inbunden - 2015 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789187513527

    I Den stökiga psykiatrin får vi följa PC Jersild på en resa genom den svenska psykiatrin, på en krokig väg som formas efter trender, politik och ideologier. Psykiatrin har länge varit den svenska sjukvårdens särskilda sorgebarn, drabbat av konflikte…

  • The Gene: An Intimate History

    The Gene: An Intimate History
    av Siddhartha Mukherjee

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781476733524

    The #1 NEW YORK TIMES Bestseller The basis for the PBS Ken Burns Documentary The Gene: An Intimate History From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Emperor of All Maladies--a fascinating history of the g

  • The Gene: An Intimate History

    The Gene: An Intimate History
    av Siddhartha Mukherjee

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781476733500

    The #1 NEW YORK TIMES Bestseller The basis for the PBS Ken Burns Documentary The Gene: An Intimate History From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Emperor of All Maladies--a fascinating history of the gene and "a magisterial account of how hu…

  • Lidande och läkedom II : Medicinens historia från 1800 till 1950

    Lidande och läkedom II : Medicinens historia från 1800 till 1950
    av Nils Uddenberg

    Inbunden - 2015 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789187513435

    Människorna har alltid sökt undkomma sjukdom och lidande. I två rikt illustrerade volymer skildras den västerländska läkekonstens utveckling från äldsta tider till 1900-talets mitt.Nils Uddenberg är utbildad till läkare och har under de senaste tret…

  • Plagues and People

    Plagues and People
    av William H. McNeill

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780385121224

    Upon its original publication, Plagues and Peoples was an immediate critical and popular success, offering a radically new interpretation of world history as seen through the extraordinary impact--political, demographic, ecological, and psychologica…

  • Farsoter och epidemier : en historisk odyssé från pest till ebola

    Farsoter och epidemier : en historisk odyssé från pest till ebola
    av Per-Erik Åbom

    Häftad - 2018 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789188687487

    Smittsamma sjukdomar i form av epidemier eller rentav pandemier har varit mänsklighetens följeslagare från bibliska tider in i våra dagar.Infektionssjukdomar är också ett vardagligt problem för de allra flesta av oss. Per-Erik Åbom beskriver både gå…

  • The Doctor Who Fooled the World: Science, Deception, and the War on Vaccines

    The Doctor Who Fooled the World: Science, Deception, and the War on Vaccines
    av Brian Deer

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781421438009

    From San Francisco to Shanghai, from Vancouver to Venice, controversy over vaccines is erupting around the globe. Fear is spreading. Banished diseases have returned. And a militant "anti-vax" movement has surfaced to campaign against children's shot…

  • The Birth of the Clinic: An Archaeology of Medical Perception

    The Birth of the Clinic: An Archaeology of Medical Perception
    av Michel Foucault

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780679753346

    In the eighteenth century, medicine underwent a mutation. For the first time, medical knowledge took on a precision that had formerly belonged only to mathematics. The body became something that could be mapped. Disease became subject to new rules o…

  • The Great Mortality: An Intimate History of the Black Death, the Most Devastating Plague of All Time

    The Great Mortality: An Intimate History of the Black Death, the Most Devastating Plague of All Time
    av John Kelly

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780060006938

    "Powerful, rich with details, moving, humane, and full of important lessons for an age when weapons of mass destruction are loose among us." -- Richard Rhodes, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Making of the Atomic Bomb The Great Plague is one of…

  • Reading the Nineteenth-Century Medical Journal

    Reading the Nineteenth-Century Medical Journal

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780367643263

    This book explores medical and health periodicals of the nineteenth century: their contemporary significance, their readership, and how historians have approached them as objects of study. From debates about women doctors in lesser-known titles suc…

  • The Discovery Of The Unconscious

    The Discovery Of The Unconscious
    av Henri F. Ellenberger

    Pocket - 1981 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780465016730

    Traces the history and development of psychotherapy and reviews the lives and contributions of Pierre Janet, Sigmund Freud, Alfred Adler, and Carl Jung

  • NeuroTribes

    NeuroTribes
    av Steve Silberman

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781760113643

    Winner of the 2015 Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-Fiction Shortlisted for the Wellcome Book Prize A Sunday Times and New York Times bestseller Foreword by Oliver Sacks What is autism: a devastating developmental condition, a lifelong disability, or a…

  • Poison

    Poison
    av Ben Hubbard

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780233006116

    Chronologically recounting the story of history's silent assassin, Poison documents the gripping tales of the users and victims of these mysterious substances, from Cleopatra, the Borgias and Qin Shi Huang to contemporary secret service agents and t…

  • A Global History of Medicine

    A Global History of Medicine

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198803188

    In recent decades, there has been considerable interest in writing histories of medicine that capture local, regional, and global dimensions of health and health care in the same frame. Exploring changing patterns of disease and different systems of…

  • Laughing Gas, Viagra, and Lipitor

    Laughing Gas, Viagra, and Lipitor
    av Jie Jack Li

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195300994

    The stories behind drug discovery are fascinating, full of human and scientific interest. This is a book on the history of drug discovery that highlights the intellectual splendor of discoverers as well as the human frailty associated with them. His…

  • Heart: A History

    Heart: A History
    av Sandeep Jauhar

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786072955

    ‘Jauhar weaves his own personal and family story into his history of the heart…very effectively… This gives a certain dramatic tension to the book, as it tells the fascinating and rather wonderful history of cardiology.’ &…

  • The Vaccine Race: Science, Politics, and the Human Costs of Defeating Disease

    The Vaccine Race: Science, Politics, and the Human Costs of Defeating Disease
    av Meredith Wadman

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143111313

    The epic and controversial story of a major breakthrough in cell biology that led to the conquest of rubella and other devastating diseases.Until the late 1960s, tens of thousands of American children suffered crippling birth defects if their mother…

  • Medieval Bodies

    Medieval Bodies
    av Jack Hartnell

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781256800

    A SUNDAY TIMES HISTORY BOOK OF THE YEAR 'A triumph' Guardian 'Glorious ... makes the past at once familiar, exotic and thrilling.' Dominic Sandbrook 'A brilliant book' Mail on Sunday Just like us, medieval men and women worried about growing old, go…

  • The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

    The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
    av Rebecca Skloot

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781594134326

    Henrietta Lacks a poor Southern tobacco farmer was buried in an unmarked grave sixty years ago. Yet her cells -- taken without her knowledge grown in culture and bought and sold by the billions -- became one of the most important tools in medical re…

  • The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

    The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
    av Rebecca Skloot

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781400052172

    Her name was Henrietta Lacks, but scientists know her as HeLa. She was a poor Southern tobacco farmer who worked the same land as her slave ancestors, yet her cells—taken without her knowledge—became one of the most important tools in me…

  • Cutting Point

    Cutting Point
    av Christer Holmgren

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789187611360

    In Victorian London, long before the term serial killer was coined, two series of murders played out that have captured the imagination of the whole world. The Jack the Ripper murders and the Thames Torso murders, so similar to each other, took plac…

  • Cutting Point

    Cutting Point
    av Christer Holmgren

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789187611377

    In Victorian London, long before the term serial killer was coined, two series of murders played out that have captured the imagination of the whole world. The Jack the Ripper murders and the Thames Torso murders, so similar to each other, took plac…

  • Hildegard, Florence och folkmedicinen : sjuksköterskans kulturella rötter

    Hildegard, Florence och folkmedicinen : sjuksköterskans kulturella rötter

    Inbunden - 2021 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789188159816

    På sjukhusen idag väntar patienterna på personal som slits mellan att hjälpa sina patienter på bästa sätt, och att dokumentera på sina datorer.De tider jag beskriver i den här boken rymde andra problem. Människor följde solens uppgång, morgonens upp…

  • Hildegard of Bingen's Medicine

    Hildegard of Bingen's Medicine
    av Wighard Strehlow

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780939680443

    Hildegard of Bingen, a major twelfth-century mystic and prophet, began having divinely inspired visions at the age of six. These visions continued throughout her life and were the source of highly honoured information on healing through a multidimen…

  • Anatomy: Exploring the Human Body

    Anatomy: Exploring the Human Body
    av Phaidon Editors

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780714879888

    A stunning tribute to our eternal fascination with the human body – and the latest in the bestselling 'Explorer' Collection Anatomy: Exploring the Human Body is a visually compelling survey of more than 5,000 years of image-making. Through 300…

  • The History of Medicine: A Very Short Introduction

    The History of Medicine: A Very Short Introduction
    av William Bynum

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199215430

    Against the backdrop of unprecedented concern for the future of health care, this Very Short Introduction surveys the history of medicine from classical times to the present. Focussing on the key turning points in the history of Western medicine, su…

  • Revolting Remedies from the Middle Ages

    Revolting Remedies from the Middle Ages

    Övrigt - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781851244768

    For a zitty face. Take urine eight days old and heat it over the fire; wash your face with it morning and night. In late medieval England, ordinary people, apothecaries and physicians gathered up practical medical tips for everyday use. While some w…

  • Humanimalt : oss djur emellan i medicin och samhälle

    Humanimalt : oss djur emellan i medicin och samhälle
    av Lars-Erik Appelgren, Henrik Björck, Elin Björk, Motzi Eklöf, Marianne Elvander, Ann Gustavsson, Cecilia Jernberg, Maria Josephson, Marie C Nelson, Christer Nordlund, Charles Olsson, David Thorsén, Alexandra Waluszewski, Johanna Widenberg, Martin Holmberg, Britta Lundgren

    Danskt band - 2020 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789198331943

    Humanmedicin möter djurmedicin i en rad högaktuella historiska fallstudier. Forskare skriver kort och spännande - både roande och oroande - om epidemier, vaccination och dissektion, om mat, medicin och bot ur historiskt och nutida perspektiv. De sät…

  • LSD

    LSD
    av Albert Hofmann

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198840206

    Albert Hofmann, who died in 2008 aged 102, first synthesized lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD) in 1938, but the results of animal tests were so unremarkable that the chemical was abandoned. Driven by intuition, he synthesized it again in 1943, and se…