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medical history

[′med·ə·kəl ′his·trē]
(medicine)
An account of a patient's past and present state of health obtained from the patient or relatives.
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Some medical historians would criticise this method as an act of presentism, or even confirmation bias, but Harrison has defended his methodology with admirable clarity.
1) The fact that the entry for Neild in the Australian Dictionary of Biography was written by a medical historian, the late Bryan Gandevia, and that his biography was written by a theatre and literary historian reflects Neild's wide interests.
This stunning censored interview conducted by medical historian Edward Shorter for WGBH public television (Boston) and Blackwell Science was cut from The Health Century due to its huge liability--the admission that Merck drug company vaccines have traditionally been injecting cancer viruses (SV40 and others) in people worldwide.
Cooley then issued a call for a human heart and transplanted it, according to Ruth SoRelle, a Baylor medical historian.
While working on his book, tobacco company lawyers contacted him, seeking a medical historian to rebut allegations that the tobacco companies had fabricated the open controversy about whether cigarettes were harmful.
Breathing Space, by science and medical historian Gregg Mitman of the University of Wisconsin, Madison, belongs to a curious class of books, natural histories of disease.
Dr Edward John James Davies, a retired and medical historian from Denbighshire for services to the community; D Owen T Jones, a Bangor graduate, MD and founding partner of agro-environmental technology firm Ambiensis Ltd, for services to science and industry; Dr David Pritchard, former medical director of North West Wales NHS Trust, for services to medical education; Professor Stefan Rahmstorf, a Bangor postgraduate student, now head of physics of the oceans at Potsdam University, for services to environmental science; and Professor Emeritus J Gwynn Williams, former professor of Welsh History and former vice principal of the university, for services to the study of history.
This book is a valuable reference for the medical historian.
Since vivisection was first given some semblance of legality by the 1876 Act, thousands of eminent medical professionals have expressed such views (as shown in the book 1,000 Doctors And Many More Against Vivisection by medical historian Hans Ruesch) but have paid dearly for doing so, often silenced one way or another.
The tallest men ever assembled until the birth of professional basketball," noted one medical historian.
Robert Fortuine (pronounced Four-TYNE) is Alaska's pre-eminent medical historian.
Family and friends need to provide and review information about a patient's health, often serving as both a patient's medical historian and caregiver.

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