A heartwarming medical romance by best-selling author Gill Sanderson GP Cat Fraser left London to seek peace after the death of her nephew. It hadn’t been her fault but the guilt bit deeply into her. Medicine in a small Lake District hospital was vastly different from what she had been accustomed to. She came to […]
At times mirroring and at times shockingly disparate to the rise of traditional white American medicine, the history of African-American health care is a story of traditional healers; root doctors; granny midwives; underappreciated and overworked African-American physicians; scrupulous and unscrupulous white doctors and scientists; governmental support and neglect; epidemics; and poverty. Virtually every part of […]
This step-by-step instruction manual with videos introduces a spectrum of osteopathic manipulative techniques incorporating principles of psychomotor learning that enable optimal skill acquisition during both independent and supervised practice. Introductory chapters contain historical and essential concepts for performing osteopathic manipulative techniques including somatic dysfunction diagnosis. Each technique chapter includes pertinent background and summary concepts, key […]
This bestselling handbook continues to provide state-of-the-art information on anaesthetic practice.. Concise, practical, and easy-to-use, this fourth edition now includes a brand new chapter on obesity surgery.
The author, a practicing physician and medical educator, shares what he has taught senior medical students for 35 years. He focuses on the need for medical providers to understand not just the pathophysiology and treatment of disease, but the way in which patients view what is wrong with them, how it came to happen, and […]
The Mayr program, developed by the Austrian physician Dr. Franz Xaver Mayr (1875-1965), is an intensive regime lasting several weeks. It includes therapeutic fasts to rest the digestive tract, and it features a special diet to train proper mastication. This diet program is complemented with abdominal massage, hydrotherapy, and exercise. By following the F. X. […]
Kastner’s Chinese Nutrition Therapy is an excellent introduction to Chinese dietetics for both students and practitioners of Chinese medicine … I whole-heartedly endorse his book.–Nigel Wiseman For millennia, the Chinese have taught that a healthy, appropriate diet is an integral part of maintaining good health and healing various disorders. Here, the author demystifies Chinese dietetics, […]