Medicine & Disease

The archaeology and cultural backdrop to the study of medicine and disease from the ancient world to the present day.

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  1. Review of Allied Health Education: 4

    Review of Allied Health Education: 4 [Paperback]

    Joseph Hamburg (Editor)

    £37.50

    ISBN: 9780813152639
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    This book is the fourth in a series designed to provide a current appraisal of the developments in allied health education and research, through original articles contributed by recognized leaders in the health field. The Review of Allied Health E... .... Learn More
  2. Review of Allied Health Education: 5

    Review of Allied Health Education: 5 [Paperback]

    Joseph Hamburg (Editor)

    £37.50

    ISBN: 9780813152622
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Ferment and change best describe the health care scene today. Any semblance of stability and controlled evolution in this important area is over for the foreseeable future. Unanticipated and sudden shifts in priorities have occured because of soci... .... Learn More
  3. Medicine, Healing and Performance

    Medicine, Healing and Performance [Paperback]

    Effie Gemi-Iordanou (Editor); Stephen Gordon (Editor); Robert Matthew (Editor); Ellen McInnes (Editor); Rhiannon Pettitt (Editor)

    Regular Price: £36.00

    Special Price: £9.95

    ISBN: 9781782971580
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Whether it is the binding of shattered bones or the creation of herbal remedies, human agency is a central feature of the healing process. Both archaeological and anthropological research has contributed much to our understanding of the performati... .... Learn More
  4. The Archaeology of Medicine

    The Archaeology of Medicine [Paperback]

    Robert Arnott (Author)

    Regular Price: £26.00

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    ISBN: 9781841714271
    Published by : British Archaeological Reports
    Series: Archaeopress
    Volume: 1046
    Thirteen papers given at a session of the annual conference of the Theoretical Archaeology Group held at the University of Birmingham in 1998. The papers cover a variety of subjects including palaeopathology, dentistry, disease, Greek and Roma... .... Learn More
  5. Shuffling Nags, Lame Ducks

    Shuffling Nags, Lame Ducks: The Archaeology of Animal Disease [Paperback]

    László Bartosiewicz (Author); Erika Gal (Author)

    Regular Price: £38.00

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    ISBN: 9781782971894
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    The analysis of animal bone assemblages from archaeological sites provides much valuable data concerning economic and husbandry practices in the past, as well as insights into cultural and symbolic or ritual activity. Animal palaeopathology can id... .... Learn More
  6. Chimes of Time

    Chimes of Time [Paperback]

    Bruce Kirkcaldy (Author)

    £42.00

    ISBN: 9789088900945
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    This book is an ambitious project uniting various fields in a multidisciplinary venture drawing on academics and clinicians from medicine, psychology and educational sciences. The interdisciplinary approach has assembled medical, educational and h... .... Learn More
  7. Contemporary Public Health

    Contemporary Public Health: Principles, Practice, and Policy [Hardback]

    James W. Holsinger (Editor); David M. Lawrence (Other); F. Douglas Scutchfield (Other); Steven H. Woolf (Other); Paula Braveman (Other)

    £33.00

    ISBN: 9780813141237
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Public health refers to the management and prevention of disease within a population by promoting healthy behaviors and environments in an effort to create a higher standard of living. In this comprehensive volume, editor James W. Holsinger Jr. an... .... Learn More
  8. Appalachian Health and Well-Being

    Appalachian Health and Well-Being [Hardback]

    Robert L. Ludke (Editor); Phillip J. Obermiller (Editor); Richard A. Couto (Other)

    £41.50

    ISBN: 9780813135861
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Appalachians have been characterized as a population with numerous disparities in health and limited access to medical services and infrastructures, leading to inaccurate generalizations that inhibit their healthcare progress. Appalachians face si... .... Learn More
  9. Bodies of Knowledge

    Bodies of Knowledge [Paperback]

    Sally Crawford (Author); Christina Lee (Author)

    Regular Price: £19.00

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    ISBN: 9781407307145
    Published by : British Archaeological Reports
    Series: BAR S
    Volume: 2170
    Six papers which reassess medieval medicine. Contents: Rage Possession: A Cognitive Science Approach to Early English Demon Possession (Kirsten C. Uszkalo); Outlawry and Moral Perversion in Old Norse Society (Anne Irene Riis); Hermaphroditism ... .... Learn More
  10. Vitamin C for prevention of CRPS-I in traumatology and  orthopaedic surgery

    Vitamin C for prevention of CRPS-I in traumatology and orthopaedic surgery [Paperback]

    Paul E. Zollinger (Author)

    £30.00

    ISBN: 9789088900099
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    Complex regional pain syndrome type I (CRPS-I), formerly known as Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy, can occur after a trauma to an arm or leg. CRPS is frequently seen after wrist fractures. The diagnosis of CRPS is based on clinical signs and sympt... .... Learn More

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