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 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.
by Ramesh Madhavan, Shahram Khalid (eds) - InTech
Telemedicine is the use of telecommunication and information technologies in order to provide clinical health care at a distance. This volume is related to Mental health, Internal Medicine, Ophthalmology, and telemedicine delivery platforms.
- 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.