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Noun1.medical history - the case history of a medical patient as recalled by the patientmedical history - the case history of a medical patient as recalled by the patient
case history - detailed record of the background of a person or group under study or treatment
family history - part of a patient's medical history in which questions are asked in an attempt to find out whether the patient has hereditary tendencies toward particular diseases
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Largent is a medical historian whose expertise lies in examining how medicine interacts with business, politics, and public health entities and interests: his background lends to a discussion that assimilates information from all these interests and brings them together under one cover in the course of an investigation into a puzzling condition.
Bryan recounts how, as a freshman medical student, he heard the eminent medical historian Owsei Temkin state that "great discoveries are seldom the work of one person.
As a medical historian, I am interested in how ordinary people in past societies tried to attain good health, or to avoid, cure, or simply cope with sickness and pain.
14, medical historian Deborah Levine published details of Taft's medical history, including correspondence with his doctors.
Washington, Apr 21 ( ANI ): A medical historian at McGill has discovered and translated (from Latin) what is believed to be the earliest medieval recipe book.
The film critic Packer is less successful than the medical historian Packer; plot points generally depend more on a screenwriter's narrative needs than a director's opinion of psychiatrists, Fritz Lang did not leave Germany because he'd made a film about a psychiatrist and the Nazis hated Freud, and so on.
APHA will host a book signing with Benjamin and coauthors Theodore Brown, PhD, a medical historian at the University of Rochester; Susan Ladwig, MPH, from the University of Rochester Medical Center's Center for Ethics, Humanities and Palliative Care; and Elyse Berkman, from Baruch College, at APHA's 140th Annual Meeting in San Francisco, Sunday, Oct.
Pro: Michael Bliss, Canada's leading medical historian, is the author of The Discovery of Insulin and biographies of Frederick Banting, William Osler, and Harvey Cushing.
In this witty, wide-ranging book, Markel, a physician and medical historian .
A medical historian examines how society came to put faith in science to cure disease.
The federal-funded experiment, which ran from 1946 to 1948, was discovered by Susan Reverby, a Wellesley College medical historian, who stumbled upon archived documents on it.
For its 220 pages, the book has something to offer the medical historian, practicing physician, scientist, and curious patient.

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