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Practical observations on the prevailing epidemic called cholera, ... Pt. 1

by James Keir

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Published by W.F. Watson in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cholera - epidemiology

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    Statementby James Keir
    ContributionsRoyal College of Physicians of Edinburgh
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 28 p.
    Number of Pages28
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26287839M

    2. CHOLERA IN THE SEVENTH PANDEMIC The seventh pandemic of cholera that was caused by the EI Tor biotype of V. cholerae 01 began in Sulawesi in ,22 (see Figure 1).   Part 1: I. The Epidemic: II. God's Justice? III. Or Man's Injustice? IV. The Medical Profession I V. Aldermen and Cholera Part 2: VI. The Epidemic: VII. Religion, Science, and Progress VIII. The Nature of Poverty and the Prevention of Disease IX. The Medical Profession II Part 3: X. America After the War XI. The /5(4).

      The results of two studies in Science, present a new 'rule-book' to estimate the risk of different cholera strains causing an epidemic. The True Story of a Terrifying Epidemic. This children's book by Judy Allen was published for a short while in England, but is no longer readily available. It offers an excellent account for young persons of the cholera outbreak in the Soho region of London. "Blue death" refers to the bluish color of the cholera patient.

    On the Mode of Communication of Cholera by John Snow, M.D. London: John Churchill, New Burlington Street, England, CONTENTS (pp. ) (Click on to go to specific section)Outline of the history of cholera. Cases proving its communication from person to person. Greater sanitation in the city is clearly needed. As evidence, the narrator gives the history of the cholera epidemic that wiped out an untold percentage of the .


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Practical observations on the prevailing epidemic called cholera, ... Pt. 1 by James Keir Download PDF EPUB FB2

Title(s): Practical observations on the prevailing epidemic called cholera: with advice to the heads of families and others, as to the precautionary and primary domestic treatment to be used in warding off a threatened attack of, and assisting those already affected by, the epidemic/ by James Keir, M.D.

; part 1. Cholera is an important public health problem, causing substantial morbidity and mortality especially in the developing countries.

It is an indicator of socioeconomic problems and is a global threat to public health. Worldwide, approximately 3–5 million cholera cases and ,–, deaths due to cholera occur annually.

Cholera is transmitted by drinking water or eating food, Cited by: 5. Though cholera is an ancient disease, its perennial occurrence in several parts of the world has attracted many researches to find ways and means to combat the disease.

The prevailing seventh pandemic cholera is dominating sincebut the dimension of the disease has taken several silhouettes, as the genetic structure and functions of the Vibrio cholerae has 1/5(1).

The evidence adduced to prove that epidemic or, as it is commonly called, Asiatic cholera, a specific infection caused by the Vibrio cholerae, was present in ancient India has been differently evaluated by different writers.

Some of those in favour of an early existence of the disease. Observations on cholera: comprising a description of the epidemic cholera of India,the mode of treatment, and the means of prevention / by T.J. Pettigrew by Pettigrew, Thomas Joseph, ; Pettigrew, Thomas Joseph, Pages: CHOLERA STUDIES.

1 While these and many other observations 2 render it certain that no long-distance spread ofcholerafromIndiawestwardstookplacebeforethe 19th century, this cannot be so confidently asserted in the case of China in the Size: 4MB.

in the control of cholera unless the ideas leading to cordon sanitaire policies are abandoned. International co-operation can only be based on the application of scientific data and up-to-date knowledge of cholera.

Briefly, the main facts to be borne in mind when planning an inter­ national cholera control programme are as follows: 1. Through the London epidemic of Cholera inthe author presents the Victorian era science, public opinions and participating individuals in the pursuit of stopping the by: In his essay "On the Mode of Communication of Cholera," John Snow constructs his own theories to replace the prevailing notions about the causes and transmission of cholera.

His analysis begins with findings from other physicians who reported cases in which people died of cholera after staying in a room that was previously occupied by a disease.

A disease that the diagnosis requires to be reported to public health authorities as part of the public health surveillance system Chronic diseases: a disease that is marked by long duration or frequent recurrence, usually incurable but not immediately fatal.

Since the first pandemic of cholera in spread through the Middle East to Europe, cholera has been among the most feared of the classic epidemic diseases.1 Cholera. Start studying Microbiology quiz 4 (chapter 14). Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Observations, pathological and therapeutic, on the epidemic cholera as it has prevailed in Edinburgh and its vicinity; Official reports made to government by Drs.

Russell and Barry, on the disease called cholera spasmodica, as observed by them during their mission to Russia in Snow expanded his reports on his cholera research in a book entitled On the Mode of Communication of Cholera published in London the same year.

That book contained more statistical data confirming his theories. Over the next five years Snow continued his research, publishing a second edition of the book in This was so greatly revised and expanded 5/5(3).

Observations on the epidemic cholera of [electronic resource]: chiefly as it prevailed in the 13th medical district of the city parish, Glasgow by Adams, James Maxwell, ; University of Glasgow.

Library. The Lancet OBSERVATIONS ON CHOLERA. M.J. Rae M.D. PHYSICIAN TO THE CARLISLE DISPENSARY. (Concluded from page ) As precautionary measures to be adopted with respect to cholera, I would strongly insist upon all public establishments, as gaols, asylums, poor-houses, [amp]c., being cut off, as far as practicable, from all communication with infected Author: M.J.

Rae. Florence Nightingale was born in Florence, Italy on During the Crimean War, she and a team of nurses improved the unsanitary conditions at a British base hospital, reducing the death. I have already shown that this epidemic and its predecessor ofwere strictly moulded upon the type of the cholera ofand were strictly parallel one with the other.

The epidemic of claims greater attention, as having illustrated to us in our time Author: James L. Bryden. Observation and Medicine: Dr. Ashbel Smith’s Pamphlet in the Cholera Outbreak of Posted by johnacarranza on Janu Janu John A.

Carranza “What I have written on the cholera was commenced in the form of a letter to a medical friend. MYSTERIOUS ILLNESS OUTBREAK SCENARIO – John Snow and the Cholera Epidemic 1 HYDROVILLE CURRICULUM PROJECT ©, Oregon State University Day 1: Introduction and Part 1 Day 2: Parts 2 and 3 Day 3: The Broadstreet Pump Outbreak by Dr.

Ralph Frerichs, a powerpoint slide which observations shall be made, epidemiologists observe the world File Size: KB. Cholera is a disease that Europeans first recognized in the Indian subcontinent. Portuguese sailors were the first Europeans to observe the wrath of this disease in the early sixteenth century.

European ships were responsible for spreading the disease to other parts of the world. SKETCH OF THE CHOLERA EPIDEMIC WHICH PREVAILED AT SOUTHAMPTON IN THE SUMMER OF Association Medical Journal ; s BibTeX (win & mac) Download EndNote (tagged) DownloadCited by: 1.Portrait einer Cholera-Präservative-Frau, von M.G.

Saphir 1 print: engraving, color. | Portrait of a "cholera-preservative woman". Text below describes the clothing and devices she and her dog use to ward off the disease.