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Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine

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Works: 380 works in 412 publications in 3 languages and 1,626 library holdings
Genres: History  Exhibition catalogs  Atlases  Biography  Bibliography‡vCatalogs  Bibliography  Manuscripts  Catalogs  Periodicals  Pictorial works 
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Classifications: QP352, 612.08
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I awaken to glory : essays celebrating the sesquicentennial of the discovery of anesthesia by Horace Wells, December 11, 1844-December 11, 1994( Book )

3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The initial essay in I Awaken To Glory reviews the period between 1800, when Humphry Davy suggested that nitrous oxide gas might prove useful in alleviating pain during surgical operations, and 1844, when Horace Wells was first to put Davy's observation to the test. It explores why it took forty-four years for this event to happen, and then reviews and explicates the momentous circumstances that afterwards led to the introduction of anesthesia into surgery. Two succeeding essays describe and analyze Horace Wells's dental practice for the very first time, also presenting in transcribed form his "Day Book A," perhaps the most complete record extant of dental office transactions in the United States at mid-century. Three essays discuss some of the people who played an integral part in Wells's life: his wife Elizabeth; John M
Shamans and spirits : myths and medical symbolism in Eskimo art = Chamans et esprits : les mythes et le symbolisme médical dans l'art Esquimau by Canadian Arctic Producers( Book )

1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Catalogue of an exhibition of Eskimo art illustrating shamans and spirits
Intrinsic factors : William Bosworth Castle and the development of hematology and clinical investigation at Boston City Hospital by Anand B Karnad( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pioneering hematology : the research and treatment of malignant blood disorders -- reflections on a life's work by William C Moloney( Book )

3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author draws upon letters and personal journals to give the reader a "behind the scenes" look at what hematology was like in its formative days, from Rh and bone marrow examinations in the years before World War II to the use of combinations of chemotherapeutic drugs--a protocol which remains the mainstay of cancer treatment today
Author-title catalog of the Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine for imprints through 1959; Harvard Medical Library - Boston Medical Library by Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine( Book )

2 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De curtorum chirurgia per insitionem by Gaspare Tagliacozzi( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in Latin and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected physiological and psychological works by I. M Sechenov( Book )

in Russian and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Izbrannye trudy by V. L Omeli︠a︡nskiĭ( Book )

in Russian and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Surgery at New England Deaconess Hospital, 1896-1985 : and its roots in the Harvard Surgical Service at the Boston City Hospital by William V McDermott( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected works by Ivan Petrovich Pavlov( Book )

1 edition published in 1951 in Russian and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Puddephatt's primers by Noel Puddephatt( Book )

1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Embriologiia zhivotnykh by Georgiĭ Aleksandrovich Shmidt( Book )

in Russian and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Atlas anatomii cheloveka by R. D Sinelʹnikov( Book )

in Russian and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The whole brain atlas on CD-ROM by Keith A Johnson( )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An information source for central nervous system imaging which integrates clinical information with magnetic resonance (MR), x-ray computed tomography (CT), and nuclear medicine images
Treasures from the Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine : 20-24 September 2003 by Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Periodicals in the Countway Library; a list of the serial publications to be found in the Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine. May 1, 1967 by Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine( Book )

2 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uchenie I.P. Pavlova i patologicheskaia fiziologiia by A. G Ivanov-Smolenskiĭ( Book )

1 edition published in 1952 in Russian and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fiziologiia nervnoĭ sistemy by I. M Sechenov( Book )

in Russian and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vnekletochnye formy zhizni : sbornik materialov dlia propodavetelei biologii by Olʹga Borisovna Lepeshinskai︠a︡( Book )

1 edition published in 1952 in Russian and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trudy by S. I Spasokukot︠s︡kiĭ( Book )

in Russian and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Intrinsic factors : William Bosworth Castle and the development of hematology and clinical investigation at Boston City Hospital
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English (53)

Russian (10)

Latin (1)

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