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American Plagues Lessons from Our Battles with Disease

ISBN-10: 0071437908
ISBN-13: 9780071437905
Edition: 2005
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Description: This text looks at the most important epidemics in U.S. history. It explains the major concepts in the spread of disease and the roles of medicine and public health in combating epidemics. Current and classic medical studies are used as examples  More...

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Book details

List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 9/14/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 273
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

This text looks at the most important epidemics in U.S. history. It explains the major concepts in the spread of disease and the roles of medicine and public health in combating epidemics. Current and classic medical studies are used as examples throughout the text.

Preface
Gunpowder and Calomel: Benjamin Rush and the Malignant Yellow Fever
Doctors and Ministers: Smallpox in Boston, 1721
Noddle's Island Experiment: Benjamin Waterhouse and Vaccination
Scourge of the Middle West: Autumnal Fever and Daniel Drake
Improving the Numbers: Lemuel Shattuck's Report
Adirondack Cure: Consumption and Edward Trudeau
The Beginning and the End: Epidemic Poliomyelitis
A Cancer Grows: Edward R. Murrow and the Cigarette
Searching America's Heart: The Framingham Study
Continuing Story: Present Plagues
Index

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