Books tagged: tropical diseases

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The Rise and Fall of a Medical Specialty: London's Clinical Tropical Medicine
Price: $14.00 USD. Words: 40,710. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2014 by Amolibros. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
Although the London School of Hygiene (and Tropical Medicine) has survived intact, the clinical component has undergone an irreversible downhill trend. This book explores the origins and subsequent decline of what is more appropriately designated colonial medicine.
Origin of a Medical Specialty: the Seamen’s Hospital Society and Tropical Medicine
Price: $14.00 USD. Words: 59,950. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2013 by Amolibros. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
The unique role of the Seamen’s Hospital Society (SHS) in the foundation of the formal discipline of tropical (colonial) medicine at its Albert Dock Hospital (ADH) in 1899 is not widely appreciated.This book documents many of the articles with a relevance to tropical medicine, a discipline which rapidly spread from the ADH to numerous countries through the globe.