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Tuberculosis in history, from the 17th century to our own times.

Stevenson Lyle Cummins

Tuberculosis in history, from the 17th century to our own times.

by Stevenson Lyle Cummins

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Published by Baillie re, Tindall and Cox in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tuberculosis -- History,
  • Physicians -- Biography,
  • Tuberculosis -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Many of these papers read originally before the Historical Section of the Royal Society of Medicine.

    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 205 p.,
    Number of Pages205
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14130272M

    This book is primarily about Robert Koch and his discovery of first Anthrax bacteria and then Tuberculosis. In many ways this is the history of the germ theory and tuberculosis. The middle part of the book is about Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Doyle traveled to .   Nibbling on an arsenic wafer here, dipping into your pot of ammonia face cream there — your beauty routine in the s would look a lot different than it does now. Whereas currently your Author: Marlen Komar.

    The prevailing theory used to be that Mycobacterium tuberculosis descended from Mycobacterium bovis and that TB began infecting humans when we started hunting or herding cattle. However genetic analysis, as well the archaeological record, shows that this is probably not the case., Mycobacterium tuberculosis has a long history of infecting humans. Mycobacterium bovis probably came later and. History of medicine - History of medicine - Hellenistic and Roman medicine: In the following century the work of Aristotle, regarded as the first great biologist, was of inestimable value to medicine. A pupil of Plato at Athens and tutor to Alexander the Great, Aristotle studied the entire world of living things. He laid what can be identified as the foundations of comparative anatomy and.

      The Social Transformation of American Medicine: The Rise of a Sovereign Profession and the Making of a Vast Industry by Paul Starr: “Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the Bancroft Prize in American History, this is a landmark history of how the entire American health care system of doctors, hospitals, health plans, and government programs Author: Ashley Bowen.   In his new book, “Epidemics and Society: From the Black Death to the Present,” Frank M. Snowden, a professor emeritus of history and the history of medicine at .


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Tuberculosis in History: From the 17th Century to Our Own Times. Book: Tuberculosis in history from the 17th century to our own times. + pp. Abstract: After reading this book one cannot help feeling that the late Professor Lyle Cummins found much pleasure in the task that he had set himself, and that he has passed that pleasure to the reader of this enjoyable and informative by: 5.

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This book contains sketches of the contributions of various older workers on tuberculosis to present knowledge of the disease. The title is misleading, as one might suppose from it that the text would deal with the influence of tuberculosis on history.

The author was formerly professor of tuberculosis at the Welsh National School of Medicine. Tuberculosis in history, from the 17th century to our own times by Stevenson Lyle Cummins Call Number: Crerar Stacks RCC92; Also available via HathiTrust Digital Library Publication Date: Author: Andrea Twiss-Brooks.

Tuberculosis (TB) is an infectious disease usually caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB) bacteria. Tuberculosis generally affects the lungs, but can also affect other parts of the body.

Most infections show no symptoms, in which case it is known as latent tuberculosis. About 10% of latent infections progress to active disease which, if left untreated, kills about half of those : Mycobacterium tuberculosis.

Both terms consumption and phthisis were used in the 17 th and 18 th centuries, until in the mid th century Johann Lukas Schönlein coined the term "tuberculosis".

In the 18 th century in Western Europe, TB had become epidemic with a mortality rate as high as deaths perinhabitants per year, more elevated among young by: The incidence of tuberculosis grows progressively in these times, displacing leprosy, peaking between the 18th and 19th century as field workers move to the cities looking for work.

In parts of Europe, tuberculosis is known as the “king’s evil” and is widely believed that the kings of England and France can cure scrofula simply by. Author(s): Cummins,Stevenson Lyle, Title(s): Tuberculosis in history, from the 17th century to our own times. Country of Publication: England Publisher: London, Baillière, Tindall and Cox, Tuberculosis in history, from the 17th century to our own times.

by: Cummins, Stevenson Lyle, Published: () The conquest of tuberculosis by: Waksman, Selman A. Published: () Captain of death: the story of tuberculosis. A vain boastful pretender to physic, one who proclaims his own Medical abilities in public places.

An artful, tricking practitioner in Physic. Not surprisingly, perhaps, medical historians such as L.R.C. Agnew have taken quacks in the same light: I find it difficult to be objective about quackery – even quackery in seventeenth-century.

Quackery: A Brief History of the Worst Ways to Cure Everything by Lydia King is a Workman Publishing Company publication. A jaw dropping collection of gruesome and ghastly concoctions and procedures guaranteed to cure whatever ails you if it doesnt kill you first.4/5.

This post was written by Brandon High, Special Collections Officer at King’s College London. It is cross-posted from the KCL Library Spotlight highlights and is part of a series on the theme of Hope and Fear in library and archive collections to coincide with the Being Human festival.

John Browne. Adenochoiradelogia; or, An anatomick-chirurgical treatise of glandules & strumaes, or kings. History knows the year-old, lateth-century vampire as Mercy Brown. Her family, though, called her Lena. Mercy Lena Brown lived in Exeter, Rhode Island—“Deserted Exeter,” it was dubbed Author: Abigail Tucker.

A type of bacteria called Mycobacterium tuberculosis causes it. In the early 20th century, TB was a leading cause of death in the United States. Today, most cases are cured with antibiotics. Scrofula is tuberculosis of the lymph glands of the neck with eventual ulceration and suppuration.

Aristotle ( BCE) and Cassius Felix ( CE) were probably the first to describe scrofula. [1, 22] Scrofula was also known in the 17th century as “the King’s-Evill” because it was believed it could be cured by the King’s touch.

Richard Wiseman, who served as a ship’s surgeon for. Tuberculosis has been on the scene since ancient times, but it only reached menace status in filthy, urbanizing midth century Europe. It went on to dominate the continent’s “cause of death.

Ina plague ravaged England. Lasting from June until November, it reached its peak in September, when in one w people in London died, from a population of aroundThe king and his court fled to Oxford, but a doctor named Nathaniel Hodges remained in London to fight the disease.

He fumigated houses with smoke from. Tuberculosis in history from the 17th century to our own times. (Baltimore, Williams and Wilkins, ), by Stevenson Lyle Cummins (page images at HathiTrust) Tuberculosis among nurses; digest and discussion of recent articles, (New York, National tuberculosis association, []), by Jessamine Sophia Whitney, Helen Jane Stofer, and National.until the beginning of the 20th century.

This four-part article reviews the history and development of diagnostic methods from ancient to modern times, as well as the evolution of the clinical laboratory from the late 19th century to the present. A brief history of medical diagnosis and the birth of File Size: KB. In the early 20th century, tuberculosis killed one in seven people in the United States and Europe, and likely ended the lives of as many if not more in other parts of the of its many Author: Jason Daley.