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Brain RenaissanceFrom Vesalius to Modern Neuroscience

Brain Renaissance: From Vesalius to Modern Neuroscience  

Marco Catani and Stefano Sandrone

Print Publication Year: 
Apr 2015
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Jun 2015
eISBN: 
9780190209766
DOI: 
10.1093/med/9780199383832.001.0001
Career: 
Doctor, Qualified, early specialism training
Specialty: 
Clinical Medicine, Neurology, History of Medicine
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199383832
This title marks the 500th anniversary of the birth and the 450th anniversary of the death of Vesalius. The authors translated Latin chapters of the Fabrica dedicated to the brain, a ... More
The End of Epilepsy?A history of the modern era of epilepsy research 1860-2010

The End of Epilepsy?: A history of the modern era of epilepsy research 1860-2010  

Dieter Schmidt and Simon Shorvon

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2016
Series: 
Oxford Medical Histories
Published Online: 
Oct 2016
eISBN: 
9780191792854
DOI: 
10.1093/med/9780198725909.001.0001
Career: 
Researcher
Specialty: 
Neuroscience, History of Neuroscience, History of Medicine
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780198725909
Epilepsy is a common disease of the brain, occurring in roughly 1% of all people, and although repeated epileptic seizures are its clinical hallmark, epilepsy is not just a medical ... More
Foundations of the Neuron Doctrine25th Anniversary Edition

Foundations of the Neuron Doctrine: 25th Anniversary Edition (2 ed.)  

Gordon M. Shepherd

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2015
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Nov 2015
eISBN: 
9780190268480
DOI: 
10.1093/med/9780190259389.001.0001
Career: 
Doctor, Qualified, specialist
Specialty: 
Clinical Medicine, Neurology, History of Medicine
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780190259389
The neuron doctrine, first formulated in 1891, states that the brain is constructed of individual neurons, organized into functioning circuits that mediate behavior. It is the fundamental ... More
Georges Gilles de la TouretteBeyond the Eponym

Georges Gilles de la Tourette: Beyond the Eponym  

Olivier Walusinski

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2018
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Nov 2018
eISBN: 
9780190636067
DOI: 
10.1093/med/9780190636036.001.0001
Career: 
Doctor
Specialty: 
History of Medicine, Neuroscience, History of Neuroscience, Clinical Medicine, Neurology
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780190636036
An exhaustive biography of French neuropsychiatrist Georges Gilles de la Tourette (1857–1904) has never been undertaken. Gilles de la Tourette worked closely with the nineteenth-century ... More
Hippocrates' Oath and Asclepius' SnakeThe Birth of the Medical Profession

Hippocrates' Oath and Asclepius' Snake: The Birth of the Medical Profession  

T.A. Cavanaugh

Print Publication Year: 
Nov 2017
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Nov 2017
eISBN: 
9780190673703
DOI: 
10.1093/med/9780190673673.001.0001
Career: 
Doctor
Specialty: 
Medical Ethics, History of Medicine
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780190673673
Hippocrates’ Oath and Asclepius’ Snake: The Birth of the Medical Profession articulates the Oath as establishing the medical profession—a practice incorporating an internal, ... More
The History of a Genetic DiseaseDuchenne Muscular Dystrophy or Meryon's Disease

The History of a Genetic Disease: Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy or Meryon's Disease (2 ed.)  

Alan E. H. Emery and Marcia L. H. Emery

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2011
Series: 
Oxford Medical Histories
Published Online: 
May 2013
eISBN: 
9780191768798
DOI: 
10.1093/med/9780199591473.001.0001
Career: 
Doctor, Undergraduate Doctor, Qualified, early specialism training, Qualified, late specialism training, Qualified, specialist, Nurse, Qualified Nurse
Specialty: 
History of Medicine, Clinical Medicine, Clinical Genetics
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199591473
This resource traces the history of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy in detail along with a commentary of Edward Meryon's research, which has led to our current understanding of the disease, ... More
The History of Radiology

The History of Radiology  

Adrian M. K. Thomas and Arpan K. Banerjee

Print Publication Year: 
May 2013
Series: 
Oxford Medical Histories
Published Online: 
Jul 2013
eISBN: 
9780191765827
DOI: 
10.1093/med/9780199639977.001.0001
Career: 
Doctor, Undergraduate Doctor, Qualified, early specialism training, Qualified, late specialism training, Qualified, specialist
Specialty: 
History of Medicine, Radiology
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199639977
Written by two radiologists who have a passion for the history of their field, The History of Radiology is a beautifully illustrated review of the remarkable developments within radiology ... More
The History of the World Federation of NeurologyThe First 50 Years

The History of the World Federation of Neurology: The First 50 Years  

Johan A. Aarli

Print Publication Year: 
Apr 2014
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Jul 2014
eISBN: 
9780191781452
DOI: 
10.1093/med/9780198713067.001.0001
Career: 
Doctor, Qualified, late specialism training, Qualified, specialist
Specialty: 
Clinical Medicine, Neurology, History of Medicine
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780198713067
This resource covers the history of the WFN from its founding in Brussels in 1957 to the present day. Written by a former President and long-standing officer of the WFN, The History of the ... More
Inventing the Feeble MindA History of Intellectual Disability in the United States

Inventing the Feeble Mind: A History of Intellectual Disability in the United States  

James Trent

Print Publication Year: 
Nov 2016
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Feb 2017
eISBN: 
9780190645878
DOI: 
10.1093/med/9780199396184.001.0001
Career: 
Doctor, Qualified, specialist, Researcher, Nurse, Qualified Nurse, Allied Health Professional
Specialty: 
Psychiatry, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, History of Medicine
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199396184
Pity, disgust, fear, cure, and prevention—all are words that Americans have used to make sense of what today we call intellectual disability. Inventing the Feeble Mind explores the history ... More
Landmark Papers in Neurosurgery

Landmark Papers in Neurosurgery (2 ed.)  

Reuben D. Johnson and Alexander L. Green (eds)

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2014
Series: 
Landmark Papers in
Published Online: 
Jul 2014
eISBN: 
9780191752117
DOI: 
10.1093/med/9780199674022.001.0001
Career: 
Doctor, Qualified, late specialism training
Specialty: 
Surgery, Neurosurgery, History of Medicine
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199674022
Evidence-based medicine is a concept that has come to the fore in the past few years. Clinicians are increasingly encouraged to practise patient management based on available evidence in ... More
Oxford Textbook of Community Mental Health

Oxford Textbook of Community Mental Health  

Graham Thornicroft, George Szmukler, Kim T Mueser, and Robert E. Drake (eds)

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2011
Series: 
Oxford Textbooks, Oxford Textbooks in Psychiatry
Published Online: 
Jul 2011
eISBN: 
9780199640478
DOI: 
10.1093/med/9780199565498.001.0001
Career: 
Doctor, Qualified, late specialism training, Qualified, specialist
Specialty: 
Psychiatry, History of Medicine, Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199565498

The Oxford Textbook of Community Mental Health is the most comprehensive and authoritative review published in this field.

The Painted MindBehavioral Science Reflected in Great Paintings

The Painted Mind: Behavioral Science Reflected in Great Paintings  

Alfonso Troisi

Print Publication Year: 
May 2017
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Jun 2017
eISBN: 
9780190696900
DOI: 
10.1093/med/9780199393404.001.0001
Career: 
Doctor, Qualified, specialist
Specialty: 
Psychiatry, History of Medicine
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199393404
The scientific focus of this book is on the human mind and behavior viewed from an evolutionary perspective. The author is a clinical psychiatrist but his research background ranges from ... More
Patients as ArtForty Thousand Years of Medical History in Drawings, Paintings, and Sculpture

Patients as Art: Forty Thousand Years of Medical History in Drawings, Paintings, and Sculpture  

Philip A. Mackowiak

Print Publication Year: 
Nov 2018
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Nov 2018
eISBN: 
9780190858247
DOI: 
10.1093/med/9780190858216.001.0001
Career: 
Doctor
Specialty: 
History of Medicine
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780190858216
Patients as Art: Forty Thousand Years of Medical History in Drawings, Paintings, and Sculpture traces the history of medicine through works of art stretching from the ... More
A Short History of Medical Genetics

A Short History of Medical Genetics  

Peter S. Harper

Print Publication Year: 
Nov 2008
Series: 
Oxford Monographs on Medical Genetics
Published Online: 
Nov 2013
eISBN: 
9780199353088
DOI: 
10.1093/med/9780195187502.001.0001
Career: 
Doctor, Qualified, early specialism training, Qualified, late specialism training, Qualified, specialist
Specialty: 
Clinical Medicine, Clinical Genetics, History of Medicine
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780195187502
This resource presents a lively account of how our ideas and knowledge about human genetics have developed over the past century from the perspective of someone inside the field with a deep ... More
Sir Charles BellHis Life, Art, Neurological Concepts, and Controversial Legacy

Sir Charles Bell: His Life, Art, Neurological Concepts, and Controversial Legacy  

Michael J Aminoff

Print Publication Year: 
Sep 2016
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Sep 2016
eISBN: 
9780190614997
DOI: 
10.1093/med/9780190614966.001.0001
Career: 
Researcher
Specialty: 
Clinical Medicine, Neurology, History of Medicine, Neuroscience, History of Neuroscience
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780190614966
Charles Bell (1774–1842) was a Scottish anatomist–surgeon whose original ideas on the nervous system have been equated with those of William Harvey on the circulation. He suggested that the ... More
2030 - The Future of MedicineAvoiding a Medical Meltdown

2030 - The Future of Medicine: Avoiding a Medical Meltdown  

Richard Barker

Print Publication Year: 
Dec 2010
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
May 2013
eISBN: 
9780191768651
DOI: 
10.1093/med/9780199600663.001.0001
Career: 
Doctor, Undergraduate Doctor, Qualified, specialist, Qualified, late specialism training, Nurse, Qualified Nurse
Specialty: 
Public Health and Epidemiology, History of Medicine, Public Health
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199600663
This resource tackles questions that relate to the way medicine will be practised in the future, and provides some answers. It does not shrink from the uncomfortable challenges that lie ... More
William Richard Gowers 1845-1915Exploring the Victorian Brain

William Richard Gowers 1845-1915: Exploring the Victorian Brain  

Ann Scott, Mervyn Eadie, and Andrew Lees

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2012
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Nov 2012
eISBN: 
9780191753527
DOI: 
10.1093/med/9780199692316.001.0001
Career: 
Doctor, Undergraduate Doctor, Qualified, early specialism training
Specialty: 
Clinical Medicine, Neurology, History of Medicine
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199692316
Sir William Richard Gowers was one of the pre-eminent clinical neurologists of the nineteenth century. Co-authored by one of Dr Gowers' descendents and two leading neurologists, this book ... More

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