Scientia Canadensis
Canadian Journal of the History of Science, Technology and Medicine

Volume 33, Number 1, 2010

Table of contents (16 articles)


  1. Introduction
  2. Envisioning Cyclopropane: Scientific Product or Medical Technology?
  3. Une première chirurgie de l’obésité : la longue controverse du court-circuit jéjuno-iléal (1954-1980)
  4. ‘Professional Techs’: Machines, Technical Skills and Professional Aspirations in Hearing Prosthetics and Respiratory Care in Quebec, 1950-1990
  5. Le nursing psychiatrique à l’École des gardes-malades de l’Hôpital Saint-Jean-de-Dieu : « le côté spirituel en tête du côté technique »

Book Reviews / Comptes rendus

    Medicine / Médecine

    1. The Medicalization of Society: On the Transformation of Human Conditions into Treatable Disorders. By Peter Conrad. (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2007. xiv + 204 p., notes, bibl., index. ISBN 0-8018-8585-X $22)
    2. Lyndhurst. Canada’s First Rehabilitation Centre for People with Spinal Cord Injuries, 1945-1998. By Geoffrey Reaume. (Montreal / Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2007. xiii + 258 p., notes, bibl., index. ISBN 0-7735-3212-0 $55)
    3. Resurrecting Dr. Moss: The Life and Letters of a Royal Navy Surgeon, Edward Lawton Moss MD, RN, 1843-1880. By Paul C. Appleton, edited by William Barr. (Calgary: University of Calgary Press, 2008. 221 p., ill., index. ISBN 978-1-55238-232-5 42.95 $)
    4. Love and Eugenics in the Late Nineteenth Century: Rational Reproduction and the New Woman. By Angelique Richardson. (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008. xv + 250 p., ill., notes, bibl., index. ISBN 978-0-19-818700-4 hc. 66 £ 978-0-19-818701-1 pb. 19.99 £)
    5. The Fertility Doctor: John Rock and the Reproductive Revolution. By Margaret Marsh and Wanda Ronner. (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2008. 374 p., ill., notes, index. ISBN 978-0-8018-9001-7 $29.95)
    6. Place and Practice in Canadian Nursing History. Edited by Jayne Elliott, Meryn Stuart and Cynthia Toman. (Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 2008. x + 221 p., ill., bibl., notes, index. ISBN 978-0-7748-1-5574 $85 hc, 978-0-7748-1-5581 $29.95 pb.)

    Humanities and Social Sciences / Sciences humaines et sociales

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