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W. W. Norton, 2007
Vaccine juxtaposes the stories of brilliant scientists with the industry’s struggle to produce safe, effective, and profitable vaccines. It focuses on the role of military and medical authority in the introduction of vaccines and looks at why some parents have resisted this authority. With narrative grace and investigative journalism, Arthur Allen reveals a history illuminated by hope and shrouded by controversy, and he sheds new light on changing notions of health, risk, and the common good.
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The Great Influenza: The Epic Story of the Deadliest Plague in History – Free Medical PDF Books to Download
Barry, John M.
At the height of World War I, history’s most lethal influenza virus erupted in an army camp in Kansas, moved east with American troops, then exploded, killing as many as 100 million people worldwide. It killed more people in twenty-four months than AIDS killed in twenty-four years, more in a year than the Black Death killed in a century. But this was not the Middle Ages, and 1918 marked the first collision of science and epidemic disease.
Gripping accounts of medical workers who volunteer to serve in some of the world’s most dangerous hotspots. The humanitarian organization, Doctors Without Borders, (also known as Médecins Sans Frontières or MSF) delivers emergency aid to victims of armed conflict, epidemics, natural disasters and those who lack reliable health care. Each year, more than 2,500 volunteer doctors, nurses, and other professionals join locally-hired staff to provide medical aid in more than eighty countries. Combining engaging text with dramatic color photographs from around the world, Hope in Hell examines the lives of individual MSF volunteer medical professionals.
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Bauer, Brent, ed.
Time Home Entertainment 2013
Mayo Clinic provides answers to the most pressing questions people have about the effectiveness of complementary and alternative medicine and when it’s appropriate to use natural remedies in place of or in conjunction with traditional medicine. Mayo Clinic Alternative Medicine also provides helpful tips on how to treat common ailments and incorporate alternative treatments into the readers’ and their families’ lives.
Bausell, R. Barker
Oxford University 2007
While consumer motivations for turning to complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) vary, there is one common element among them all: a belief in their effectiveness. Do these therapies actually work? And if they work, how do they work? This book is about the science of complementary and alternative medicine, about how that science is conducted, how it is evaluated, and how it is synthesized to arrive at a bottom-line conclusion about whether CAM therapies work. Free medical pdf books to download.
A one-stop healing book with everything you need to know about herbs, featuring a detailed layout of over 550 plants and their medicinal properties, with advice on how to sow, grow, and harvest your very own herb garden! Includes: An informative guide to 100 key herbs and their traditional vs current uses; 450 further plant entries listing their properties and practical remedies for a range of ailments. Chevallier encyclopedia of herbal medicine “free download” or “read online”.
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The war on germs is being fought on many fronts—from the skirmishes with disease-carrying mosquitoes that cross oceans hidden away in airline wheel wells to the high-profile battle against terrorists wielding deadly bioweapons. Don’t underestimate Mother Nature, perhaps the most savage bioterrorist of all. Assisted by the increasing ease with which people—and the germs they carry—move across international borders, she’s an effective force to be reckoned with, a key player on this battlefield. As author Madeline Drexler makes clear, we’d do best not to ignore her.
Egendorf, Laura K.
What problems confront American medicine? – Is alternative medicine effective? – Are new medical technologies beneficial? – What is the future of medicine? Billions of dollars are spent each year in the American health care system. In this volume, the authors debate the problems facing American medicine, the benefits and drawbacks of alternative treatments and new medical technologies, and how medicine might change in the coming years.
Unpurified drinking water. Improper use of antibiotics. Local warfare. Massive refugee migration. Changing social and environmental conditions around the world have fostered the spread of new and potentially devastating viruses and diseases — HIV, Lassa, Ebola, and others. Laurie Garrett takes you on a fifty-year journey through the world’s battles with microbes and examines the worldwide conditions that have culminated in recurrent outbreaks of newly discovered diseases, epidemics of diseases migrating to new areas, and mutated old diseases that are no longer curable.
The AARP Guide to Pills: Essential Information on More than 1,200 Prescription and Nonprescription Medicines, Including Generics
It’s the most outstanding and up-to-date guide to pills and medications ever published. The only one of its kind in full color, The AARP Guide to Pills addresses the needs and concerns of 50+ adults in incredible depth. Each entry features a detailed, color-correct image of the pill or capsule for identification purposes, along with details on its generic name, brand name, much more.
Random House 2009
In medical school, Paul Farmer found his life’s calling: to cure infectious diseases and to bring the lifesaving tools of modern medicine to those who need them most. Tracy Kidder’s magnificent account shows how one person can make a difference in solving global health problems through a clear-eyed understanding of the interaction of politics, wealth, social systems, and disease. Profound and powerful, Mountains Beyond Mountains takes us from Harvard to Haiti, Peru, Cuba, and Russia as Farmer changes people’s minds through his dedication to the philosophy that “the only real nation is humanity.” Free medical pdf books to download.
This no-nonsense handbook surveys the most used and abused drugs from caffeine to heroin to methamphetamine. In both quick-reference summaries and in-depth analysis, it reports on how these drugs enter the body, how they manipulate the brain, their short-term and long-term effects, the different “highs” they produce, and the circumstances in which they can be deadly.
Beating Back the Devil: On the Front Lines with the Disease Detectives of the Epidemic Intelligence Service
Free Press 2004
They always keep a bag packed. They seldom have more than twenty-four hours’ notice before they are dispatched. They are the disease detective corps of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the federal agency that tracks and tries to prevent disease outbreaks and bioterrorist attacks around the world. In this riveting narrative, Maryn McKenna follows the first class of disease detectives to come to the CDC after September 11, the first to confront not just naturally occurring outbreaks but the man-made threat of bioterrorism.
This one-stop reference includes detailed entries that help you communicate more effectively with colleagues in various disciplines. With over 56,000 definitions, 2,450 photographs and line drawings, and supporting reference appendixes and atlases, it is an indispensable reference for students and professionals alike.
Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and a documentary from Ken Burns on PBS. A profoundly humane “biography” of cancer—from its first documented appearances thousands of years ago through the epic battles in the twentieth century to cure, control, and conquer it to a radical new understanding of its essence. Siddhartha Mukherjee examines cancer with a cellular biologist’s precision, a historian’s perspective, and a biographer’s passion.
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Pelletier, Kenneth R.
Simon & Schuster 2000
Both evaluates the major areas of alternative medicine and addresses how they can be used to treat specific conditions. Dr. Kenneth R. Pelletier explains such popular therapies as mind/body medicine, herbal and homeopathic remedies, spiritual healing, and traditional Chinese systems, discussing their effectiveness, the ailments each is most appropriate for, and how they can help prevent illness. Free medical pdf books to download.
Pert, Candace B.
How do our thoughts and emotions affect our health? Are our bodies and minds distinct from each other or do they function together as part of an interconnected system? Neuroscientist Candace Pert provides startling and decisive answers to these long-debated questions, establishing the biomolecular basis for our emotions and explaining these new scientific developments in a clear and accessible way. Candace Pert offers a new scientific understanding of the power of our minds and our feelings to affect our health and well-being.
Simon & Schuster 1998
In his most extraordinary book, “one of the great clinical writers of the twentieth century” (The New York Times) recounts the case histories of patients lost in the bizarre, apparently inescapable world of neurological disorders. They are studies of life struggling against incredible adversity, and they enable us to enter the world of the neurologically impaired, to imagine with our hearts what it must be to live and feel as they do.
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Never in human history have doctors had the knowledge, the tools, and the skills that they have today to diagnose illness and disease. And yet mistakes are made, diagnoses missed, symptoms or tests misunderstood. In this high-tech world of modern medicine, Sanders shows us that knowledge, while essential, is not sufficient to unravel the complexities of illness. She presents an unflinching look inside the detective story that marks nearly every illness–the diagnosis–revealing the combination of uncertainty and intrigue that doctors face when confronting patients who are sick or dying.
How does a parasitic disease that we’ve known how to prevent for more than a century still infect 500 million people every year, killing nearly 1 million of them? In The Fever, the journalist Sonia Shah sets out to answer these questions, delivering a timely, inquisitive chronicle of the illness and its influence on human lives. Shah tracks malaria’s jagged ascent and the tragedies in its wake, revealing a parasite every bit as persistent as the insects that carry it. The Fever captures the curiously fascinating, devastating history of this long-standing thorn in the side of humanity.
Talbott, Shawn M.
Takes a critical look at the dietary supplement industry. Gives you the facts on more than 140 supplements and information on which supplements work (and which don’t!) for a wide range of health conditions, from preventing cancer and heart disease to fighting diabetes and depression. Looks at the pros and cons of dietary supplements in the areas of: weight loss; bones and joints; energy, brain, and mood; heart, eye, and gastrointestinal health; male and female health; cancer, diabetes, and the immune system; sports, and ergogenic aids. Free medical pdf books to download.
Van Alphen, Jan and Aris, Anthony, eds.
A profusely illustrated, comprehensive survey of the traditional medical and healing arts of Asia. Sixteen authorities from around the world examine the primary traditions of Indian, Tibetan, and Chinese medicine. Separate chapters explain how these ancient systems are now being integrated with Western biomedicine. The book also includes traditional religious considerations of medicine. 150 color plates.
Walters, Mark Jerome
West Nile Virus—Mad Cow Disease—HIV/AIDS—Hantavirus—Lyme Disease … and a new strain of Salmonella. Drawing on new research, interviews, and his own investigations, Mark Jerome Walters weaves together a compelling argument: that changes humans have made to the environment, from warming the climate to clearing the forests, have contributed to, if not caused a rising tide of diseases that are afflicting humans and many other species.
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Penn State 2021
What are Drugs? A Brief Introduction – How the Body Works in Relation to Drugs – Types of Drugs Commonly Misused – Prescriptions, Over The Counter Medications, and Supplements – Law, Regulation, and Social Policy – Use, Abuse, Addiction & Treatment – Prevention.
CH103: Allied Health Chemistry – Medical Books PDF Download
Adam H. Bishop, Hadeel Abozenadah, et al
Western Oregon Univ. 2019
The focus of this textbook is to introduce students to the foundations of General, Organic and Biological Chemistry and prepare students to be successful in health-related degree programs. Free medical pdf books to download.
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Vtech Works 2021
An undergraduate medical-level resource for foundational knowledge across the disciplines of genetics, cell biology and biochemistry. This USMLE-aligned text is designed for a first-year undergraduate medical course that is delivered typically before students start to explore systems physiology and pathophysiology.
Vtech Works 2022
Overview: Neuroscience for Pre-Clinical Students covers neuroenergetics, neurotransmitters, neuropeptides, and selected amino acid metabolism and degradation.
Jordan Covvey, Natalie A. DiPietro Mager, Vibhuti Arya
This casebook, now in its second edition, is a collaboration of over 90 individuals with expertise and training in public health pharmacy. A total of 54 chapters are presented, covering a broad array of topics relevant to pharmacy applications of public health. Free medical pdf books to download.
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Molly Smith, Sara Selby
University System of Georgia 2019
Designed to cover the scope and sequence requirements for the single semester Microbiology course for non-majors and allied health students. The book presents the core concepts of microbiology with a focus on applications for careers in allied health.
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Coleen Allee, Elaine Strachota, et al
Nicolet College 2022
Medical Terminology is an OER that focuses on breaking down medical terms into their word parts, pronouncing medical terms, and learning the meaning of medical terms. This resource is targeted for health services students in the first year of their college programs.
Andrea Nelson, Katherine Greene
Univ. of West Florida 2021
Focuses on breaking down, pronouncing, and learning the meaning of medical terms within the context of anatomy and physiology. This resource is targeted for Healthcare Administration, Health Sciences, and Pre-Professional students.
National Institute of General Medical Sciences, et al
Aims to explain how scientists unravel the many different ways medicines work in the body and how this information guides the hunt for drugs of the future. Free medical pdf books to download.
Beth Murrary-Davis, Eileen K. Hutton, et al
Details the history and philosophy of midwifery, how current midwifery theory and policies are developed, and the role of education and research in advancing the field.
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Designed for a course on pre-clinical undergraduate medical curriculum and it is aligned to USMLE(r) (United States Medical Licensing Examination) content guidelines.