Books in the Health Sciences Library
- The Body Factory by Héloïse Chochois (Author), Kendra Boileau (Translator)Exploring amputation, revealing details about famous amputees throughout history, the invention of the tourniquet, phantom limb syndrome, types of prostheses, and transhumanist technologies
- Braincomix by Jean-François Marmion (Text by); Monsieur B (Illustrator)An fun exploration of the complexities of the human brain, in graphic novel format.
- Clinical Ethics: A Graphic Medicine CasebookExcellent for classroom use. A collection of original comics engaging fundamental issues in medical ethics, including patient autonomy, informed consent, unconscious bias, mandated reporting of suspected abuse, confidentiality, medical mistakes, surrogate decision-making, and futility.
Each case concludes with a discussion, reflection questions, and further resources. *eBook and print* copies available.
- Graphic Guide to Infectious Disease by Brian Kloss; Travis BruceUpstate Medical Emergency Medicine physician Dr. Brian Kloss and illustrator Travis Bruce use pop culture references, nostalgia, and unconventional humor to bridge the gap between challenging microbiology content and clinical knowledge of infectious diseases.*eBook and print* copies available
- Graphic Public Health by Meredith Li-VollmerAddresses topics such as disease outbreaks, opioid addiction prevention, healthcare reform, and climate change in an empathetic, perspective-broadening way. Shows excellent examples of successful public health campaigns using graphics/comics. *eBook and print* copies available
- Medicine: A Graphic HistoryThe most significant and intriguing episodes from the history of medicine, from chance breakthroughs to hard-fought scientific discoveries, are in this book. Covers everything from bloodletting to organ donation, plague to prosthetics, X-rays to Viagra
- Neurocomic by Hana Ros; Matteo Farinella (Illustrator)Nonfiction graphic novel explaining the physiology of the brain and describing theoretical and experimental developments that led to our evolving understanding.
- Anxiety Is Really Strange by Steve Haines; Sophie Standing (Illustrator)What is the difference between fear and excitement and how can you tell them apart? How do the mind and body make emotions? When can anxiety be good? This science-based graphic book addresses these questions and more.
Also available as ebook
- Pain Is Really Strange by Steve Haines; Sophie Standing (Illustrator)Answering questions such as 'how can I change my pain experience?', 'what is pain?', and 'how do nerves work?', this short research-based graphic book reveals just how strange pain is and explains how understanding it is often the key to relieving its effects.
Also available as ebook.
- Touch Is Really Strange by Steve Haines; Sophie Standing (Illustrator)"Why can't we tickle ourselves? How can slow touch convey more powerful emotions than fast touch? How does touch shape our perception of the world?The latest addition to the Really Strange series, this science-based graphic comic addresses these questions and more, revealing the complexity of touch and exploring its power and limits.
Also available as ebook
- Trauma Is Really Strange by Sophie Standing (Illustrator); Steve HainesWhat is trauma? How does it change the way our brains work? And how can we overcome it? This comic explains the strange nature of trauma and how it confuses the brain and affects the body.
Also available as ebook.
- A Lymph's Life: the Dramatic Story of an InfectionEach time we come into contact with a virus or bacterium, an enthralling drama plays out inside our bodies, and this drama deserves telling. If we could only see what happens during an infection, it would be like the most action-packed war movie ever.
- Be Aware of Droplets and Bubbles!How do respiratory droplets spread viruses? This graphic shows you.
- The Side Eye: Viruses Vs EveryoneThe science behind virus spread, with special focus on COVID-19.
- Booster Shot MediaScience-backed comics and videos to educate people of all ages about complex health topics. Created by a board-certified pediatric allergist/immunologist and a cartoonist and an illustrator health communication specialist and multimedia content producer.
- MedcomicEducational site that uses comic and video formats to explain medical topics
- Illustrated Case Studies on Integrated Care Best PracticesTwo resources on topics critical to the future of integrated behavioral and physical health provision: chronic disease and trauma and sexual history as a vital sign. click on each linked resource to access the download.
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