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King, John

Charles W. Carey.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Complementary and Alternative Medicine; Pharmacology. 990 words.

King, John (01 January 1813–19 June 1893), physician and pharmacologist, was born in New York City, the son of Harman King, a custom house official, and Marguerite La Porte. He completed...

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Oxford Handbook of Palliative Care

Max Watson, Caroline Lucas, Andrew Hoy and Jo Wells.

June 2009; p ublished online August 2010 .

Book. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; Medical Ethics; Communication Skills; Pharmacology; Pain Medicine; Geriatric Medicine; Rehabilitation Medicine; Occupational Therapy; Dietetics; Physiotherapy; Speech and Language Therapy; Arts Therapies; Complementary and Alternative Medicine; Community Medical Services. 1088 pages.

Updated throughout with an additional emphasis on nursing care, this resource is a concise and authoritative guide to modern palliative care. Easily accessible, it's ideal for the busy...

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Oxford Handbook of Rheumatology

Alan Hakim, Gavin Clunie and Inam Haq.

September 2011; p ublished online September 2011 .

Book. Subjects: Rheumatology; Pain Medicine; Pharmacology; Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 688 pages.

A unique guide which emphasizes a clinical, evidence-based approach to rheumatology. The resource provides practical guidelines to the management and diagnosis of patients with acute and...

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Parkinson, John (1566/7–1650), apothecary and herbalist

Juanita Burnby.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Pharmacology; Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 650 words.

Parkinson, John (1566/7–1650), apothecary and herbalist, was apprenticed from Christmas 1585 for eight years to a London apothecary, Francis Slater, a member of the Grocers' Company; he...

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