Funded by National Native Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program of Health and Welfare Canada and the National Native Advisory Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse
"This is a 2 part manual which was prepared to assist Native and Inuit alcohol and durg rehabilitation staff in helping our people fina a new way of life, sobriety. The manual advances a spiritual model of recovery called Frameworking which has deep roots in traditional Native and Inuit way of life". [from "About the Manual]
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.