Healing Tuberculosis In The Woods: Medicine And Science At The End Of The Nineteenth Century

Hardcover | September 1, 1994

byDavid Ellison

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In 1882, Robert Koch discovered the TB bacillus, signaling a redirection of medical thinking from the trial and error guesswork of individual experience toward medical care based upon science. Using the career of Edward Livingston Trudeau (1848-1915), a recognized leader in the American crusade against tuberculosis, Professor Ellison examines the development of medical science as a human process.

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In 1882, Robert Koch discovered the TB bacillus, signaling a redirection of medical thinking from the trial and error guesswork of individual experience toward medical care based upon science. Using the career of Edward Livingston Trudeau (1848-1915), a recognized leader in the American crusade against tuberculosis, Professor Ellison e...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:216 pages, 9.6 × 6.46 × 0.88 inPublished:September 1, 1994Publisher:GREENWOOD PRESS INC.

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ISBN - 10:0313290059

ISBN - 13:9780313290053

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?Well organized and clearly written. It should be in comprehensive medical history collections. Graduate; faculty.?-Choice