|History of Organ Transplantation||David Hamilton||Foreword by Clyde Barker and Thomas E. Starzl
The first book of its kind, A History of Organ Transplantation examines the evolution of surgical tissue replacement from classical times through the medieval period and up to the present day. This volume will be useful to undergraduates, graduate students, scholars, surgeons, and the general public. Both Western and non-Western experiences as well as folk practices are included.
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|Human and Animal Cognition in Early Modern Philosophy and Medicine ||Stefanie Buchenau||This volume focuses on medical and philosophical debates on human intelligence and animal perception in the early modern age.
|Influenza||George Dehner||George Dehner examines the wide disparity in national and international responses to influenza pandemics, from the Russian flu of 1889 to the swine flu outbreak in 2009. He chronicles the technological and institutional progress made along the way and shows how these developments can shape an effective future policy.
|Theories of Illness||George Peter Murdock||An important contribution to medical anthropology, this work defines the principal causes if illness that are reported throughout the world, distinguishing those involving natural causation from the more widely prevalent hypotheses advancing supernatural explanations.
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