Book ID: CBB000102104

Pioneers of Medicine and Their Impact on Tuberculosis (2000)


Daniel, Thomas M. (Author)

University of Rochester Press

Publication Date: 2000
Physical Details: xii + 255 pp., illus., notes, bibl., index
Language: English

Description Examines the challenge posed to medical scientists, Rene Theophile Hyacinthe Laennec (pathology), Heinrich Hermann Robert Koch (bacteriology), Hermann Michael Biggs (public health), Clemens von Pirquet (immunology), Wade Hampton Frost (epidemiology), and Selman Abraham Waksman (antibiotics).

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Authors & Contributors
Gradmann, Christoph
Efthymia Nikita
Hella von Unger
Penelope Scott
Webb, James L. A., Jr.
Tulodziecki, Dana
Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part C: Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Histoire des Sciences Médicales
Centaurus: International Magazine of the History of Mathematics, Science, and Technology
Osiris: A Research Journal Devoted to the History of Science and Its Cultural Influences
Medical History
Praeger Publishers
Johns Hopkins University Press
Imperial College Press
Princeton University
Public health
Discovery in medicine
Koch, Robert
Waksman, Selman Abraham
Snow, John
Ravetllat Estech, Joaquim
Pieragnoli, Enrico
Laennec, René Théophile Hyacinthe
Time Periods
19th century
20th century, early
20th century
21st century
20th century, late
United States
United Kingdom
Republic of Liberia
Kansas (U.S.)

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