The Anatomist : A True Story of Gray’s Anatomy

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Author :Bill Hayes
ISBN 10 :1934137219
ISBN 13 :9781934137215

Details :The classic medical text referred to as Gray’s Anatomy is one in every of the foremost notable books ever created. during this masterful work of inventive prose, Bill Hayes uncovers the extraordinary lives of the seminal volume’s author and artist whereas providing a “scalpel’s-eye” read into the ingenuity of the chassis.

“Hayes’s history of the illustrated medical text Gray’s Anatomy coincides with the 150th day of its 1st publication. Fascinated by the very fact that small was famous regarding the notable book’s genesis, Hayes scrutinized nineteenth-century letters and medical-school records, learning that, besides Henry grey, the good scholar and doctor WHO wrote the text, another expert was crucial to the book’s popularity: Henry Vandyke Carter, WHO provided its conscientious drawings. Hayes moves agilely between the dour streets of Victorian London, wherever grey and Carter trained at St. George’s Hospital, and also the sunnier school rooms of a geographical area university crammed with athletic physical therapists in coaching, wherever he enrolls in anatomy categories and discovers that ‘when done well, dissection is extremely pleasing esthetically.’”

Remarks :

Fiction

Author - Bill Nye
Publisher - BoD – Books on Demand
Pages - 556
ISBN - 3734045983


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Detail - Reproduction of the original: Remarks by Bill Nye

Pediatrics in Systemic Autoimmune Diseases :

Medical

Author - Rolando Cimaz
Publisher - Elsevier
Pages - 300
ISBN - 9780080553443


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Detail - Many of the systemic autoimmune diseases seen in children are different from those seen in adults making them a special problem for physicians and scientists who care for the affected children and study their diseases. Benefiting both pediatric and adult rheumatologists, as well as physicians from other specialties, this volume covers the latest advances in pathogenesis and clinical management of common conditions seen in pediatric rheumatology practices.

Paleoanthropology of the Balkans and Anatolia : Human Evolution and its Context

Social Science

Author - Katerina Harvati
Publisher - Springer
Pages - 331
ISBN - 9402408746


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Detail - This edited volume systematically reviews the evidence for early human presence in one of the most relevant geographic regions of Europe - the Balkans and Anatolia, an area that has been crucial in shaping the course of human evolution in Europe, but whose paleoanthropological record is poorly known. The primary aim of this book is to showcase new paleoanthropological (human paleontological and paleolithic) research conducted in the region. The volume is organized into three sections. The first one deals with the human fossil record from Greece, the Central Balkans, Croatia, Romania, Bulgaria and Turkey. The second section presents the paleolithic record of the same countries. In the third part, the authors provide a synthesis of current paleoenvironmental evidence for the Balkans. Chapters summarize and systematize the available human fossil evidence, examine their context, and place them within the framework of our understanding of human evolution in Europe and beyond, as well as present new analyses of existing human fossils. This book will be of interest to professionals, upper undergraduate and graduate students in paleoanthropology, human paleontology and paleolithic archaeology and in a variety of related fields, including human variation and adaptation, paleontology and biogeography. It will also be appropriate as a reference book for advanced undergraduate and graduate courses on human evolution and European paleoanthropology.

The Study of Time IV : Papers from the Fourth Conference of the International Society for the Study of Time, Alpbach—Austria

Mathematics

Author - J. T. Fraser
Publisher - Springer Science & Business Media
Pages - 286
ISBN - 1461259479


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The First Actresses : Nell Gwyn to Sarah Siddons

Actresses

Author - Gillian Perry
Publisher - no defined
Pages - 159
ISBN - 9781855144118


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Detail - Featuring a range of large-scale, public and more intimate portraits of actresses, The First Actresses provides a vivid spectacle of femininity, fashion and theatricality from Nell Gwyn to Sarah Siddons. Ranging from oil paint to porcelain, these portraits illustrate the enduring popularity of portraits of women performers. Crucially the book seeks to reassess the traditional association between actress and'prostitute', and the moral ambiguity of women playing male roles. Portraiture became an important vehicle for the expression of concerns about female sexuality, social status, decorum, gender and celebrity. The authors also chart the commercialisation of the spectacle of the actress, as well as the connections between the eighteenth-century 'star system' and modern celebrity culture. Organised thematically, sections include: 'Painting Acresses' Lives', 'Nell Gwyn and Covent Garden Goddesses', 'Divas, Dancing and the Rage for Music: Painting Women in Musical Performance', 'Beauty, Ageing and the Body Politic of the Eighteenth-Century Actress' and 'Star Systems'. Illustrated with remarkable paintings by major artists of the period, a fascinating and lucid text reveals the many ways in which women performers enabled artistic innovation and creativity, provoked intellectual debate and contributed to the popularity and visibility of the theatre. Accompanies an exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery, London, 20 October 2011 - 8 January 2012

Preclinical Development Handbook : ADME and Biopharmaceutical Properties

Medical

Author - Shayne Cox Gad
Publisher - John Wiley & Sons
Pages - 1352
ISBN - 0470249021


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Detail - A clear, straightforward resource to guide you through preclinical drug development Following this book's step-by-step guidance, you can successfully initiate and complete critical phases of preclinical drug development. The book serves as a basic, comprehensive reference to prioritizing and optimizing leads, dose formulation, ADME, pharmacokinetics, modeling, and regulations. This authoritative, easy-to-use resource covers all the issues that need to be considered and provides detailed instructions for current methods and techniques. Each chapter is written by one or more leading experts in the field. These authors, representing the many disciplines involved in preclinical toxicology screening and testing, give you the tools needed to apply an effective multidisciplinary approach. The editor has carefully reviewed all the chapters to ensure that each one is thorough, accurate, and clear. Among the key topics covered are: * Modeling and informatics in drug design * Bioanalytical chemistry * Absorption of drugs after oral administration * Transporter interactions in the ADME pathway of drugs * Metabolism kinetics * Mechanisms and consequences of drug-drug interactions Each chapter offers a full exploration of problems that may be encountered and their solutions. The authors also set forth the limitations of various methods and techniques used in determining the safety and efficacy of a drug during the preclinical stage. This publication should be readily accessible to all pharmaceutical scientists involved in preclinical testing, enabling them to perform and document preclinical safety tests to meet all FDA requirements before clinical trials may begin.

Whitaker's Books in Print :

Bibliography, National

Author - no defined
Publisher - no defined
Pages - 233
ISBN -


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Kill or Cure : An Illustrated History of Medicine

Medical

Author - Steve Parker
Publisher - Penguin
Pages - 400
ISBN - 1465422277


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Detail - Kill or Cure, a lavishly illustrated new history from DK, recounts the quest of doctors and scientists through the ages to tame and conquer mankind's ever-enduring enemies: disease, injury, and death. Sometimes misguided, sometimes inspired, always doggedly determined, the great scientific minds of every generation have battled the unknown within our bodies, developing potions, drugs, and therapies in a quest to heal and cure. Beginning with early healers, chance discoveries, technological advancement, and "wonder" drugs, and using panels, timelines, and thematic spreads, Kill or Cure highlights information about human anatomy, surgical instruments, and medical breakthroughs while telling the dramatic tale of medical progress. Diaries, notebooks, and other first-person accounts tell the fascinating stories from the perspective of people who witnessed medical history firsthand. Packed with photographs, diagrams, and visual explanations, Kill or Cure tells the extraordinary tale of medicine through the ages.

No Time to be Brief : A Scientific Biography of Wolfgang Pauli

Mathematics

Author - Charles P. Enz
Publisher - Oxford University Press on Demand
Pages - 584
ISBN - 0199588155


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Detail - Looks at the life of the German physicist along with an analysis of his scientific work and evolution of his thinking.

Georgian London : Into the Streets

History

Author - Lucy Inglis
Publisher - Penguin UK
Pages - 416
ISBN - 0670920150


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Detail - In Georgian London: Into the Streets, Lucy Inglis takes readers on a tour of London's most formative age - the age of love, sex, intellect, art, great ambition and fantastic ruin. Travel back to the Georgian years, a time that changed expectations of what life could be. Peek into the gilded drawing rooms of the aristocracy, walk down the quiet avenues of the new middle class, and crouch in the damp doorways of the poor. But watch your wallet - tourists make perfect prey for the thriving community of hawkers, prostitutes and scavengers. Visit the madhouses of Hackney, the workshops of Soho and the mean streets of Cheapside. Have a coffee in the city, check the stock exchange, and pop into St Paul's to see progress on the new dome. This book is about the Georgians who called London their home, from dukes and artists to rent boys and hot air balloonists meeting dog-nappers and life-models along the way. It investigates the legacies they left us in architecture and art, science and society, and shows the making of the capital millions know and love today. 'Read and be amazed by a city you thought you knew' Jonathan Foyle, World Monuments Fund 'Jam-packed with unusual insights and facts. A great read from a talented new historian' Independent 'Pacy, superbly researched. The real sparkle lies in its relentless cavalcade of insightful anecdotes . . . There's much to treasure here' Londonist 'Inglis has a good ear for the outlandish, the farcical, the bizarre and the macabre. A wonderful popular history of Hanoverian London' London Historians In 2009 Lucy Inglis began blogging on the lesser-known aspects of London during the Eighteenth Century - including food, immigration and sex- at GeorgianLondon.com. She lives in London with her husband. Georgian London is her first book.

Encyclopedia of Sciences and Religions :

Religion

Author - Anne Runehov
Publisher - Springer
Pages - 2372
ISBN - 9781402082641


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Detail - "To all who love the God with a 1000 names and respect science” In the last quarter century, the academic field of Science and Theology (Religion) has attracted scholars from a wide variety of disciplines. The question is, which disciplines are attracted and what do these disciplines have to contribute to the debate? In order to answer this question, the encyclopedia maps the (self)-identified disciplines and religious traditions that participate or might come to participate in the Science and Religion debate. This is done by letting each representative of a discipline and tradition answer specific chosen questions. They also need to identify the discipline in relation to the Science and Religion debate. Understandably representatives of several disciplines and traditions answered in the negative to this question. Nevertheless, they can still be important for the debate; indeed, scholars and scientists who work in the field of Science and Theology (Religion) may need knowledge beyond their own specific discipline. Therefore the encyclopedia also includes what are called general entries. Such entries may explain specific theories, methods, and topics. The general aim is to provide a starting point for new lines of inquiry. It is an invitation for fresh perspectives on the possibilities for engagement between and across sciences (again which includes the social and human sciences) and religions and theology. This encyclopedia is a comprehensive reference work for scholars interested in the topic of ‘Science and Religion.’ It covers the widest spectrum possible of academic disciplines and religious traditions worldwide, with the intent of laying bare similarities and differences that naturally emerge within and across disciplines and religions today. The A–Z format throughout affords easy and user-friendly access to relevant information. Additionally, a systematic question-answer format across all Sciences and Religions entries affords efficient identification of specific points of agreement, conflict, and disinterest across and between sciences and religions. The extensive cross-referencing between key words, phrases, and technical language used in the entries facilitates easy searches. We trust that all of the entries have something of value for any interested reader. Anne L.C. Runehov and Lluis Oviedo

Radiography in Veterinary Technology :

Medical

Author - Lisa M. Lavin
Publisher - W B Saunders Company
Pages - 378
ISBN - 9781416031895


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Detail - Written by a veterinary technician for veterinary technicians, students, and veterinary practice application, this text is a practical guide to producing superior radiographic images. It covers the physics of radiography, the origin of film artifacts, and positioning of small, large, and exotic animals.

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