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Quarantine!: East European Jewish Immigrants and the New York City Epidemics of 1892

by Howard Markel Johns Hopkins University Press
Pub Date:
05/1999
ISBN:
9780801861802
Format:
Pbk 280 pages

''Quarantine! unites the best of the two worlds of social history and clinical history in a narrative style so personal and at...

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Drawing Blood: Technology and Disease Identity in Twentieth-Century America (POD)

by Keith Wailoo Johns Hopkins University Press
Pub Date:
02/1999
ISBN:
9780801861819
Format:
Pb+ 304 pages

''Boldly and skillfully, Wailoo analyzes not only the role of physicians but of research hospitals and pharmaceutical companies....

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Subjected to Science: Human Experimentation in America before the Second World War

by Susan E. Lederer Johns Hopkins University Press
Pub Date:
11/1997
ISBN:
9780801857096
Format:
Pbk 216 pages

Long before the U.S. government began conducting secret radiation and germ-warfare experiments, and long before the Tuskegee syphilis...

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Advance Directives and Surrogate Decision Making in Health Care: United States, Germany, and Japan

by edited by Hans-Martin Sass, Robert M. Veatch, and Rihito Kimura Johns Hopkins University Press
Pub Date:
11/1998
ISBN:
9780801858314
Format:
Hbk 286 pages

''The objective of this transnational, transdisciplinary study was not to predict the future. Much less was it to determine which...

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Contracting a Cure: Patients, Healers, and the Law in Early Modern Bologna

by Gianna Pomata Johns Hopkins University Press
Pub Date:
10/1998
ISBN:
9780801858581
Format:
Hbk 280 pages

In Contracting a Cure, Gianna Pomata tells the hitherto unknown story of a fundamental shift in the relationship between healers...

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Public and Private Responsibilities in Long-Term Care: Finding the Balance

by edited by Leslie C. Walker, Elizabeth H. Bradley, and Terrie Wetle Johns Hopkins University Press
Pub Date:
11/1998
ISBN:
9780801859014
Format:
Hbk 348 pages

Massive reforms affecting the financing of long-term care are taking place at both federal and state levels. As a result, the...

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Psychiatric Dimensions of Medical Practice: What Primary-Care Physicians Should Know about Delirium, Demoralization, Suicidal Thinking, and Competence to Refuse Medical Advice

by Phillip R. Slavney, M.D. Johns Hopkins University Press
Pub Date:
10/1998
ISBN:
9780801859069
Format:
Pbk 144 pages

In this book, Johns Hopkins psychiatrist Phillip R. Slavney, M.D., offers a concise guide that will help primary-care physicians...

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Doctors and the Law: Medical Jurisprudence in Nineteenth-Century America

by James C. Mohr Johns Hopkins University Press
Pub Date:
03/1996
ISBN:
9780801853982
Format:
Pbk 330 pages

After the American Revolution, the new republic's most prominent physicians envisioned a society in which doctors, lawyers, and...

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Sick, Not Dead: The Health of British Workingmen during the Mortality Decline

by James C. Riley Johns Hopkins University Press
Pub Date:
02/1997
ISBN:
9780801854118
Format:
Hbk 384 pages

The life expectancy of British workers rose dramatically during the nineteenth century, a period when workingmen routinely began...

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Continuing Care Retirement Communities

by Sylvia C. Sherwood, Hirsch S. Ruchlin, Clarence C. Sherwood, and Shirley A. Morris Johns Hopkins University Press
Pub Date:
12/1996
ISBN:
9780801854347
Format:
Hbk 192 pages

A continuing-care retirement community (CCRC)or life-care communityis a residence and nursing care option designed to respond...

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Logic of Medicine 2ed

by Edmond A. Murphy, M.D., Sc.D. Johns Hopkins University Press
Pub Date:
04/1997
ISBN:
9780801855382
Format:
Pbk 416 pages

When first published twenty years ago, The Logic of Medicine presented a new way of thinking about clinical medicine as a scholarly...

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Intensive Care: Medical Ethics and the Medical Profession

by Robert Zussman University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
01/1992
ISBN:
9780226996356
Format:
Pbk 260 pages

In riveting case studies, Robert Zussman describes how medical decisions in ICUs are considered and reconsidered, made and remade,...

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Workers At Risk: Voices from the Workplace (POD)

by Dorothy Nelkin, Michael S. Brown University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
01/1984
ISBN:
9780226571287
Format:
Pb+ 238 pages

Workers at Risk is a powerful and moving documentary of workers routinely exposed to toxic chemicals. Products and services we...

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Cholera Years: The United States in 1832, 1849, and 1866

by Charles E. Rosenberg University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
01/1987
ISBN:
9780226726779
Format:
Pbk 276 pages

Cholera was the classic epidemic disease of the nineteenth century, as the plague had been for the fourteenth. Its defeat was...

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Longevity, Senescence, and the Genome

by Caleb E. Finch University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
01/1990
ISBN:
9780226248899
Format:
Pbk 938 pages

Featuring extensive references, updated for this paperback edition, Longevity, Senescence, and the Genome constitutes a landmark...

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