Publisher: Wikibooks 2010
Ethnomedicine is a sub-field of medical anthropology and deals with the study of traditional medicines: not only those that have relevant written sources (e.g. Traditional Chinese Medicine, Ayurveda), but especially those, whose knowledge and practices have been orally transmitted over the centuries.
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by Eugene S. Talbot - Walter Scott, Ltd.
The present work is the result of twenty years' labour in a limited medical department of biology. It attempts to lay down general principles for practical purposes in a way that permits their application to the solution of sociologic problems.
by Duncan Wilson - Manchester University Press
This book draws on a wide range of sources to detail how and why bioethics became so influential in Britain, including the archives of government departments, public inquiries, universities and professional organisations, as well as private papers.
by Sarah Atkinson, Jane Macnaughton, Jennifer Richards - Edinburgh University Press
This volume comprehensively introduces the ways in which interdisciplinary thinking across the humanities and social sciences might contribute to, critique and develop medical understanding of the human individually and collectively.
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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.