This issue is the second enlarged edition of the textbook ?Sociology of Medicine? by Academician of Russian Academy of Medical Sciences, Social Science Doctor, Doctor of Medicine, and Professor A. V. Reshetnikov. This manual analyzes the evolution, the place and future development of sociology of medicine in the system of modern scientific knowledge and in the practice of social systems functioning. The textbook sets out systematic knowledge on the most important topics and areas of sociology of medicine which give an idea of the continuity of the formation of medical and sociological concepts, theories, and medicine and health care models, patterns of formulation of medical and sociological problems and research in these fields, scientific instruments, rules of evaluation of scientific and practical activities in the health care system. For health care managers, sociologists, students of medical and sociological faculties, graduate students, teachers and experts in the field of sociology of medicine.
As a foundation to a successful career in clinical medicine every physician needs to be able to establish a good rapport with the patient, accurately record all presenting symptoms and signs, and finally make an accurate diagnosis. «Internal diseases propedeutics offers a thorough grounding in the principles of the physical examination and provides a detailed account of the symptoms and signs of diseases affecting the body systems. This textbook includes chapters on diagnosis of pulmonary, cardiovascular, digestive, genitourinary, nutritional, endocrine disorders and diseases of blood. The book covers both basic clinical skills, and high technology investigations and interventions that are utilised today by the physician. The «Internal diseases propedeutics ensures that it will remain an invaluable source of information for all medical students and junior doctors of all specialities in their early years of clinical practice.
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The textbook "The History of Russian Surgery: Selected Pages" corresponds to the basic educational programs of federal state educational standards of higher professional education. The purpose of the new textbook is to help students understand the special role of the history of Russian surgery and to highlight the importance of Russian scientific priorities in the development of medicine as a science. The textbook was prepared on the basis of archival materials and biographies of famous Russian scientists: "Russia's first surgeon" N.I. Pirogov, surgeons V.A. Basov, V.F. Voino-Yasenetsky (Archbishop Luka), Academic B.V. Petrovsky, V.P. Demikhov, as well as an experimental surgeon and Nobel laureate I.P. Pavlov. It contains many examples of their extraordinary hard work, commitment and brilliant mastery, based on a true love of the profession. The textbook is recommended for students of higher educational institutions enrolled in the extended group of specialisations "Healthcare and Medical Science".
The international bestseller and winner of the 1992 Booker Prize. The final curtain is closing on the Second World War, and Hana, a nurse, stays behind in an abandoned Italian villa to tend to her only remaining patient. Rescued by Bedouins from a burning plane, he is English, anonymous, damaged beyond recognition and haunted by his memories of passion and betrayal. The only clue Hana has to his past is the one thing he clung on to through the fire - a copy of The Histories by Herodotus, covered with hand-written notes describing a painful and ultimately tragic love affair.
Queen of crime, PD James delivers another Adam Dalgliesh mystery, The Private Patient. The scar on Rhoda Gradwyn's face was to be the death of her . . .When the notorious investigative journalist, Rhoda Gradwyn, books into Mr Chandler-Powell's private clinic in Dorset for the removal of a disfiguring and long-standing scar, she has every prospect of a successful operation and the beginning of a new life. But the Manor holds a secret and deadly enemy. While she lies drowsily recovering from the anaesthetic a white-shrouded figure stealthily enters her bedroom and within minutes Rhoda is dead. Dalgliesh and his team, called in to investigate the murder, and later a second equally horrific death, find themselves confronted with problems even more complicated than the question of innocence or guilt. From the author of Death in Holy Orders and Original Sin comes The Private Patient. PD James' hero Adam Dalgliesh returns to investigate. Praise for The Private Patient:'Dagliesh is one of the great police detectives in the history of crime fiction' The Times'Plenty of suspense' Daily Mail P.D. James is the queen of crime fiction and the author of numerous bestsellers including A Taste for Death, Original Sin, A Certain Justice and Death in Holy Orders. She lives in London.
This is Textbook 4A, which includes 10 lessons, covering about 300 words (half of the Level 4 vocabulary) and the detailed explanations of 50 language points and 10 groups of confusable phrases. Upon finishing this book, students will be able to make conversations on a wide range of topics in Chinese and fluently communicate with native Chinese speakers. The book is illustrated with plenty of photos matching the style of the test and is printed in full color. An MP3 CD comes with the book.