Dr. Sterling Haynes practiced in Kamloops from 1967 to 1982.
"Beginning his medical practice in the wild frontier town of Williams Lake in the 1960s, the author has travelled the world as a doctor, an observer and an humanist. Stories of treating aboriginal people and white settlers in the Cariboo region join with stories of treating southern workers and Vietnam vets in Alabama and of travels in Central America to create a thought-provoking picture of the world today. Sterling Haynes was raised in central Alberta, graduated from the University of Alberta, served as a British Colonial officer in Nigeria and practiced medicine in British Columbia and Alabama." [from back cover]
Written in 1908, this book addresses the underlying pathophysiology of cardiac symptoms and their prognostic significance. Mackenzie was a Scottish cardiologist, who studied arrhythmias and demonstrated the efficacy of digitalis in treatment.
Reflecting the practice of medicine in the late 15 century, Fasciculus Medicinae is one of teh first medical texts to be printed. Originally published in Latin, a second edition followed in Italian. The text includes techniques on bloodletting, prognosis from urine, obstetrics and wound treatment. A paper on plagues completes the works.
Born Theophrastus von Hohenheim, Paracelsus is credited as the founder of toxicology, a philosopher and general occultist. He lived in the early 16 century. The four treatises are as follows: a justification of his character, activities and views; diseases of miners; psychology and psychiatry; elemental spirits. The selected writings includes a foward by Carl Jung, and covers Paracelsus' life and work.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Chapters 1-34 translated from the Chinese.
Includes informational pamphlet: Some philosophical concepts of eary chinese medicine, by Ilza Veith reprinted from Transaction No. 4. of the Indian Institute of Culture, December 1950, p. 1-13.
Having studied law and medicine, Holmes Sr. taught at Harvard and served as dean. While there, he advocated for medical reforms. These essays include the controversial idea that doctors were capable of carrying puerperal fever. As a writer and poet, he popularlized the term "anesthesia".