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Medical Humanities at UCSF 2009 By Brian Dolan
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This collection represents the work of graduating medical students at UCSF who completed the fourth year Area of Concentration in Medical Humanities program. It features non-fiction reflective... More > essays, journalism, original art and photography, and ethnographic writing. Volume two, 2009.< Less
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This collection represents the work of graduating medical students at UCSF who completed the fourth year Area of Concentration in Medical Humanities program. It features non-fiction reflective... More > essays, journalism, original art and photography, and ethnographic writing. Volume two, 2009.< Less
The Ship’s Medicine Chest and Medical Aid at Sea By U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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The need for medical care has been a constant since the day the first merchant ship sailed centuries ago. Concern for the health of merchant mariners has, from the beginning, been a part of our... More > nation’s history. In the 1700’s, legislation mandated that a Medicine Chest be carried on each American Flag vessel of more than 150 tons, provided it had a crew of ten or more. By 1798, a loose network of marine hospitals, mainly in port cities, was established by Congress to care for sick and disabled American merchant seamen. Called the Marine Hospital Service, later the Public Health and Marine Hospital Service, and finally the Public Health Service, these federal entities continued to provide healthcare to merchant seamen until 1981. The Ship’s Medicine Chest and Medical Aid at Sea has been a part of much of this maritime history. This edition has evolved through many previous editions. The Public Health Service published the first Medicine Chest in 1881 under the title, Handbook for the Ship’s Medicine Chest.< Less
Medical Metamorphosis By J. R. Waggoner, MD
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MEDICAL METAMORPHOSIS describes the three step cure for America's health care crisis. It is a common sense explanation of health care's failure and a no nonsense plan for a commitment to medical... More > humanism, control of medical costs, and high quality medical services.< Less
Incorporating Alcohol Pharmacotherapies Into Medical Practice: Treatment Improvement Protocol Series (TIP 49) By U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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TIP 49, Incorporating Alcohol Pharmacotherapies Into Medical Practice, provides clinical guidelines for the proper use of medications in the treatment of alcohol use disorders. The underlying... More > objective is to expand access to information about the effective use of these medications, not only in specialty substance abuse treatment programs but also in physicians’ offices and other general medical care settings. The TIP includes discussions of acamprosate, disulfiram, oral naltrexone, and extended-release injectable naltrexone. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved these medications for treating alcohol use disorders. The TIP explains each medication’s history, the reasons for its use, how to use it, who should use it, and other clinical information about the medication. Most of the fundamental research that forms the evidence basis for this TIP is not provided in the TIP itself.< Less
Medication-Assisted Treatment For Opioid Addiction in Opioid Treatment Programs: Treatment Improvement Protocol Series (TIP 43) By U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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This TIP, Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Addiction in Opioid Treatment Programs, incorporates the many changes in medicationassisted treatment for opioid addiction (MAT) that have occurred... More > over the most active decade of change since the inception of this treatment modality approximately 40 years ago. The TIP describes the nature and dimensions of opioid use disorders and their treatment in the United States, including basic principles of MAT and historical and regulatory developments. It presents consensus panel recommendations and evidence-based best practices for treatment of opioid addiction in opioid treatment programs (OTPs). It also examines related medical, psychiatric, sociological, and substance use disorders and their treatment as part of a comprehensive maintenance treatment program. The TIP includes a discussion of the ethical considerations that arise in most OTPs, and it provides a useful summary of areas for emphasis in successfully administering MAT in OTPs.< Less
Bioethics and Medical Issues in Literature By Mahala Yates Stripling
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Many of the bioethical and medical issues challenging society today have been anticipated and addressed in literature ranging from Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, Albert Camus’s The Plague, to... More > Margaret Edson's Wit. The ten works of fiction explored in this book stimulate lively dialogue on topics like bioterrorism, cloning, organ transplants, obesity and heart disease, sexually transmitted diseases, and civil and human rights. This interdisciplinary and multicultural approach introducing literature across the curricula helps students master medical and bioethical concepts brought about by advances in science and technology, bringing philosophy into the world of science.< Less
Medical Astrology: The Galactic Code By Tanya Galperin, MD, Tanya Galperin Schneider, MD
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As the signs code the energy of the biological systems, the planets in the human chart are related to the psychological energies that the person holds. The planets participate in the developmental... More > stages of the human growth. Tanya developed a system that is called the “Human Ecliptic”. The human ecliptic is a Zodiac of the constellational energies around the person that perform the “Galactic code”. The energies of the constellations code the energies of the biological systems; the energies of the planets that belong to the different signs on the “human ecliptic” code the psychological energies that the person utilizes. The system of the “Human Ecliptic” helps to follow the energies of the biological organs in different stages of the lunar and solar orbits throughout the year. The theory combines astrological, medical and psychological sciences and is a good read for medical workers, astrologers and the general public.< Less
Conceptualization of the Medical Hate Crime By Patrick Muller
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A volume in the Hazken Series on Wellthcare, this book conceptualizes the "medical hate crime" as prelude to the first International Conference on Medical Hate Crimes (September, 2008) in... More > Bratislava, Republic of Slovakia. Save Hazel!< Less
The Human Heart By Dewitt Gosnell
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This is a short manual for medical students to become familiar with the heart. It could be an excellent study manual when cramming time comes up.