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An epidemiological odyssey : the evolution of communicable disease control

Author: George Pollock
Publisher: Dordrecht : Springer, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Epidemiology has come a long way since diseases were thought to be caused by `pestilential vapours'. This fascinating history traces the evolution of epidemiology, with an emphasis on developments  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George Pollock
ISBN: 9789400739970 9400739974 9789400739987 9400739982
OCLC Number: 769988510
Description: xiii, 119 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Foreword. Preface. Acknowledgements.-1 Early Concepts of Communicability.-2 Infection on the Move.-3 The Impact of Cholera.-4 Stiffening the Sinews.-5 Dawn and Sunset.-6 A Need for Damage Limitation.-7 No Lasting Stability.-8 Tailpiece. List of References. Index.
Responsibility: George Pollock.

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