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Schistosomiasis: the evolution of a medical literature

Kenneth S. Warren

Schistosomiasis: the evolution of a medical literature

selected abstracts and citations, 1852-1972

by Kenneth S. Warren

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Published by MIT Press in [Cambridge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Schistosomiasis -- Abstracts.,
  • Schistosomiasis -- Bibliography.,
  • Schistosomiasis -- Abstracts.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] Kenneth S. Warren.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC182.S24 W37
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxviii, 1307 p.
    Number of Pages1307
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5414192M
    ISBN 100262230666
    LC Control Number73005763

      An additional 33 patients reported having had an episode of symptoms after exposure that was compatible with acute schistosomiasis but resolved before medical examination (Table 2). For most patients, the duration of fever and urticaria was short, usually weeks (range weeks), and the median duration of respiratory symptoms was longer, 6. The collective image of schistosomiasis in Africa remains that of a mainly human-driven disease; schistosomiasis inflicted a burden of > million disability-adjusted life-years in and required that ≈ million persons be treated with preventive chemotherapy in ().As pledged by the World Health Organization (), the goal to eliminate schistosomiasis as a public health problem by.

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Schistosomiasis: the evolution of a medical literature by Kenneth S. Warren Download PDF EPUB FB2

Schistosomiasis: the evolution of a medical literature, selected abstracts and citations, Author: Kenneth S Warren ; National Library of Medicine (U.S.). The literature on schistosomiasis has been abstracted and presented in this book in five major categories—Parasitology, Experimental Animal, Man, Snail, and Epidemiology and Control—and spans years, the oldest citation being a translation from Ancient Japanese.

The book is unique in a number of respects. () Books, US and Canada () Books, South America and Asia () Customer Service () General Inquiries 44. Schistosomiasis. The evolution of a medical literature. Selected abstracts and citations, This book was reviewed as abstr. Author(s): Warren,K S Title(s): Historical chapters/ K.

Warren. In: Schistosomiasis: the evolution of a medical literature, selected abstracts and citations. and V. Newill, Schistosomiasis: a bibliography ofthe world's literature from toSan Francisco, UniversityPress, 2 K. Warren, Schistosomiasis-the evolution of a medical literature. Schistosomiasis – the evolution of a medical literature.

Selected abstracts and citations Cambridge, MA, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Press. CDC, Emerging Infectious Diseases journal articles present leading scientific research in epidemiology of and information in infectious diseases.

Explore letters. Book • 4th Edition • Select 1 - The Evolution of Koch's Postulates. Book chapter Full text access. 1 - The Evolution of Koch's Postulates. Jonathan Cohen. Pages e1. 12 - Arthropod Vectors of Medical Importance. Jean-Michel Berenger and Philippe Parola.

Pages e1. Prof. Thompson is widely known as the curator of the Royal College of Surgeons in Great Britain. Much of the material in this book has previously appeared in the British Journal of Surgery.

The volume traces the development of all the common surgical devices from the scalpel to the. National Institute of Parasitic Diseases, China: 70 Years and Beyond, Volume covers the major achievements gained in the research and control of parasitic diseases in China, e.g.

schistosomiasis, malaria, lymphatic filariasis, echinococcosis, visceral leishmaniasis, soil-transmitted helminthiasis, foodborne clonorchiasis, angiostrongyliasis, taeniasis and cysticercosis, etc.

This book will certainly become a standard reference text on the subject. Kirkup has traced the evolution of surgical instruments thoroughly and his book provides extensive reference material. It will be of interest to a wide range of surgeons, physicians, medical historians, and directors of medical libraries and museums.

Schistosomiasis has probably evolved with the evolution of mankind; it has plagued Egypt since the dawn of history. The study of the ancient parasite Schistosoma in this ancient nation tells us a great deal about the evolution of schistosomiasis and of human parasitism in general.

translations of books published abroad. In the Committee on Medical Literature of the AMA, chaired by Oliver Wendell Holmes, identified twenty American medical journals. With rare exceptions, such as the American journal of the Medical Sciences, the Committee found them wanting and stressed the need for more conscientious editing and.

They are parasitic flatworms responsible for a highly significant group of infections in humans termed schistosomiasis, which is considered by the World Health Organization as the second-most socioeconomically devastating parasitic disease (after malaria), with hundreds of.

Schistosomiasis: The evolution of a medical literature: Selected abstracts and citations – Cambrdige (MA): Massachusets Institute of Technology. Weir, S. This book deals with infectious diseases -- viral, bacterial, protozoan and helminth -- in terms of the dynamics of their interaction with host populations.

The book combines mathematical models. Background & foreground questions Evolution of questions we ask as we progress from novices posing background questions to experts posing foreground questions Guyatt G, et al. User‟s guide to the medical literature.

Essentials of evidence. Schistosomiasis is a neglected tropical disease caused by trematode blood flukes of the genus Schistosoma. It currently infects over million people worldwide and results in approximately 25 million disability adjusted life years lost. Clinical manifestations depend on the affected organ.

Director, Wellcome Institute of the History of Medicine, London, – Editor of Science, Medicine and History. One curious method of providing the disease with means of escape from the body was by making a hole, to 5 cm across, in the skull of the victim—the practice of trepanning, or.

one of the first books on parasitology (). These two publi- cations, together with that of Tyson on the tapeworms of hu- mans (), can be considered to mark the beginnings of the subdiscipline of helminthology, which reached a peak in the 19th century.Medical Compendium in Seven Books (c.

AD) China. Huangdi Neijing (c. BC) - Most authoritative Chinese source on medical matters for over two millennia.

It contributed to the Chinese understanding of anatomy, and it continues to be used as an influential reference work for practitioners of traditional Chinese medicine.For example, in a book of medical “receipts” created for Massachusetts Bay Colony Governor John Winthrop, a London physician recommended an ointment to treat gunpowder burns that was composed partly of “Mosse that groweth on an old thackt howse top.” Such an ingredient characterized the British landscape of the time, but surely not.