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 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 L.L. Carstensen, C.R. Hartel - National Academies Press
Examines how individual and social behavior play a role in understanding diverse outcomes in old age. It also explores the implications of an aging workforce on the economy. A useful resource for policymakers, researchers and medical professionals.
by Paul Heroux - McGill University
From the table of contents: Electric Power Systems - Description of Electric Power Networks; Electrical Safety; Electromagnetism and Biology; Health Effects of Extra-Low Frequency Radiation; Health Effects of Radio-Frequencies and Microwaves.
- World Health Organization
The provision of integrated care is key for older people. These Guidelines (ICOPE) propose evidence-based recommendations for health care professionals to prevent, slow or reverse declines in the physical and mental capacities of older people.