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Topic Pages - Health Professions and Disciplines
Science of providing continuous care for sick or infirm people. While nursing as an occupation has always existed, it is only in fairly recent...
The science and art of treating and preventing disease. History of Medicine Ancient Times Prehistoric skulls found in Europe and South...
Well-being and soundness of mind, not only in terms of intellectual abilities, but also in terms of the capability to deal with...
Branch of medicine that concerns the diagnosis and treatment of mental, emotional, and behavioral disorders, including major depression...
Branch of biology concerned with the study of body structure of various organisms, including humans. Comparative anatomy is concerned with the...
Study of the materials that nourish an organism and of the manner in which the separate components are used for maintenance, repair, growth, and...
The branch of medicine concerned with conditions and diseases of the aged. Many disabilities in old age are caused by or related to the...
Medical technique for curing or alleviating inherited diseases or defects that are due to a gene malfunction, certain infections, and...
State of dependence caused by frequent and regular use of drugs, alcohol, or other substances. It is characterized by...