2 edition of memoir on contagion, more especially as it respects the yellow fever found in the catalog.
memoir on contagion, more especially as it respects the yellow fever
|Statement||By Nathaniel Potter ...|
|LC Classifications||RC206 .P87|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||1 p.l., iv, -117,  p.|
|Number of Pages||117|
|LC Control Number||07029264|
Yellow Fever struck Philadelphia in Unknown and previously unexperienced in America, theories and ideas for why the plague had arrived ran rampant. This dramatic account looks at the beliefs of the time that helped the disease to spread, as well as the search for the fever's causes and cures. A fascinating glimpse at the history of diseases at a time of growing urbanization! indexed Pages: Lecture 13 - Contagionism versus Anticontagionism Overview. The debate between contagionists and anticontagionists over the transmission of infectious diseases played a major role in nineteenth-century medical discourse. On the one side were those who believed that diseases could be spread by infected material, perhaps including people and.
Because there was a very serious outbreak of yellow fever in Philadelphia from to At the time, Philadelphia was the seat of government. the formula. Possibly more important, she claims, is the development of the outbreak narrative in the late 19th cen-tury, which coincided with emergence of urban sociology and the concept of social contagion. During this time, cir-culation of ideas and attitudes turned individuals into social groups and cul-tures, and terms such as contagion and.
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A memoir on contagion, more especially as more especially as it respects the yellow fever book respects the yellow fever: read in convention of the Medical and chirurgical faculty of Maryland, on the 3d of June, [Nathaniel Potter; Joseph Meredith Toner Collection (Library of Congress)].
Title(s): A memoir on contagion, more especially as it respects the yellow fever: read in convention of the Medical and Chirurgical Faculty of Maryland, on the 3d of June, / by Nathaniel Potter, M.D.
A memoir on contagion, more especially as it respects the yellow fever: read in convention of the Medical and Chirurgical Faculty of Maryland, on the 3d of June, A memoir on contagion, more especially as it respects the yellow fever: read in convention of the Medical and Chirurgical Faculty of Maryland, on the 3d of June, 1 A popular treatise, containing, observations concerning the origin of yellow fever: together with practical rules of conduct for preventing that disease, and the best methods of.
Public Health -- legislation & jurisprudence Government Agencies Disease Outbreaks -- prevention & control Pennsylvania 8. A memoir on contagion, more especially as it respects the yellow fever: read in convention of the Medical and Chirurgical Faculty of Maryland, on the 3d of June, Love and Other Infectious Diseases: A Memoir [Haskell, Molly] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.
Love and Other Infectious Diseases: A Memoir My husband awoke one night with a fever of I rushed him to the Emergency room of a New York hospital, and there began a six month drama in which doctors tried to figure out Cited by: 1. “The use of vaccine in the control of yellow fever should occupy more or less the same place that typhoid fever vaccine has in the control of typhoid fever.
No sanitary authority would desire to substitute typhoid vaccine for the supply of pure water and food, so we must not accept the yellow fever vaccine as a substitute for the elimination. "Contagion", by Robin Cook, is not yet another disease apocalypse novel. Instead, it is more of an extended essay on the evils of for-profit hospitals and corporations that spend on advertising and worry about the bottom line rather than spending money to improve care.
It's a flawed book. First and foremost is Cook's clumsy, wordy prose/5(). Fever is a standalone, young-readers novel written by Laurie Halse Anderson. Although it falls in the genre of historical fiction, this story is based on a very real event in history.
If interested, you can learn more about the yellow fever epidemic of by clicking HERE/5. Property, a book by the excellent writer Valerie Martin (The Confessions of Edward Day, Italian Fever) deals with the state of women as possessions at the time of slavery in the United States.
Martin offers an original slant in her profound dive into a white womans psyche and situation as she, Manon, tells her life story and the life of her /5(). The subtitle (why must books so often have subtitles now?) claims this to be "The Untold Story of Yellow Fever, The Epidemic That Shaped Our History", which is more than a bit of a reach - Especially, given the existence of the very similarly themed and titled adolescent's book "An American Plague: The True and Terrifying Story of the Yellow Fever Epidemic of " () by Jim Murphy (which, Cited by: Connecting to other forms of life is not only healthy but immensely entertaining, especially if you’re in seclusion.
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Yellow Fever Quotes Quotes tagged as "yellow-fever" Showing of 20 “In times of stress and danger such as come about as the result of an epidemic, many tragic and cruel phases of human nature are brought out, as well as many brave and unselfish ones.”.
Yellow fever was fearsome, killing 50% of its victims. The disease started with a fever, aches and pains, a severe headache, weakness, fatigue, nausea and vomiting. Recovery took weeks or months. Passage of the virus of yellow fever through the skin [Bauer, Johannes H] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.
Passage of the virus of yellow fever through the skinAuthor: Johannes H Bauer. Start studying Contagion. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Contagious or not, yellow fever appeared most often in the flophouse waterfront districts catering to sailors, dockworkers, and recent arrivals.
Valentine Seaman, a leading New York physician, drew a map of these yellow fever cases— a forerunner of John Snow’s legendary cholera “Ghost Map”—to show the epidemic’s concentrated path/5(3).
An American Plague: The True and Terrifying Story of the Yellow Fever Epidemic of (Newbery Honor Book) - Kindle edition by Murphy, Jim.
Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading An American Plague: The True and Terrifying Story of the Yellow Fever Epidemic of (Newbery Honor Book).Cited by: Contagion Berkley books Book 2 of Jack Stapleton Series Jack Stapleton and Laurie Montgomery bk.
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Signs and symptoms. Yellow fever begins after an incubation period of three to six days. Most cases only cause a mild infection with fever, headache, chills, back pain, fatigue, loss of appetite, muscle pain, nausea, and vomiting.
In these cases, the infection lasts only three to four : Yellow fever virus spread by mosquitoes.Yellow fever epidemics became seen as a national crisis. When in a French doctor published an page history of yellow fever in Philadelphia, covering outbreaks from tohe devoted only a few pages to the epidemic.In this account, a journalist traces the course of yellow fever, stopping in Memphis to "vividly [evoke] the Faulkner-meets-'Dawn of the Dead' horrors,"*-and moving on to today's strain of the killer virus.
Over the course of history, yellow fever has paralyzed governments, halted commerce, quarantined cities, moved the U.S. capital, and altered the outcome of wars/5(21).