by Sir Francis Galton
Publisher: Macmillan and Co. 1892
Number of pages: 216
Landmark discusses the evidence validating fingerprints as a means of personal identification, permanence of the fingerprint characteristics, uniqueness of an assemblage of ridge details, and the variability and classifiable nature of finger patterns -- along with such fundamental investigations as biological and racial variations and the inheritance of fingerprint traits.
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by Leon Root - Villard Books
Dr. Root explains how a back examination is conducted and what tests a doctor performs to determine the cause of your back pain. He describes the structure of the back, how it functions, and how these functions can break down in an unhealthy back.
- National Clinical Guideline Centre
Although hip fracture is predominantly a phenomenon of later life, it may occur at any age in people with osteoporosis or osteopenia, and this guidance is applicable to adults across the age spectrum, including the needs of younger patients.
by George M. Gould, Walter L. Pyle - W. B. Saunders
A book written in 1896, cataloging the true and the apocryphal from medical literature going as far back as ancient Rome. Some of this stuff is very definitely false, some is definitely true; and most of the stuff in between is hard to believe.
by Joan Glacy et al. - Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
This review compared the effectiveness and common adverse events of medication classes used to treat seasonal allergic rhinitis in adolescents and adults, and in children. Two independent reviewers performed study selection and data abstraction.