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Inside Chronic Pain
An Intimate and Critical Account
Lous Heshusius
"With Lous Heshusius as a guide, pain patients can learn much about the perils of a modern health-care odyssey."—David B. Morris

The Changing Face of Medicine
Women Doctors and the Evolution of Health Care in America
Ann K. Boulis, Jerry A. Jacobs
The number of women practicing medicine in the United States has grown steadily since the late 1960s, with women now roughly at parity with men among entering medical students. Why did so many women enter American medicine? How are women faring...

Reconstruction of the Cervical Aerodigestive Tract
A Multimedia Atlas with 442 Illustration and 34 Movies
In this lavishly illustrated atlas, flap reconstruction of the larynx, trachea, hypopharynx, and cervical esophagus is covered. It provides step-by-step details of the technique leading to functional repair and improved quality of life.

Making Women Pay
The Hidden Costs of Fetal Rights
Rachel Roth
Once backed primarily by anti-abortion activists, fetal rights claims are now promoted by a wide range of interest groups in American society. Government and corporate policies to define and enforce fetal rights have become commonplace...

Fundamental and Clinical Aspects
Papers delivered at the Center for Thrombosis and Vascular Research in Leuven in honor of Jos...

Women Take Care
Gender, Race, and the Culture of AIDS
Katie Hogan
Self-sacrificing mothers and forgiving wives, caretaking lesbians, and vigilant maternal surrogates—these "good women" are all familiar figures in the visual and print culture relating to AIDS. In a probing critique of that culture, Katie...

Reproducing Persons
Issues in Feminist Bioethics
Laura M. Purdy

Digging Up Bones
Don R. Brothwell
Every year hundreds of human skeletal remains are brought to the surface by engineering works, quarrying or planned archaeological exploration. These remains provide vital clues to unraveling man's antiquity—their position and location, relation to...

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