Article ID: CBB001420534

Epidemia y perplejidades médicas: Uruguay, 1918--1919 (2011)

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This article seeks to establish the type of connection that existed between the responses implemented by the Uruguayan state and dominant medical knowledge in the form of health policies during the influenza epidemic of 1918-1919. The problem can be split into two aspects: What were the most salient lines of medical thought on confronting the influenza epidemic of 1918-1919? And how was medical knowledge linked to the actions undertaken by the Uruguayan state? Answers will be sought through an indicial inquiry for two reasons. Firstly, the sources consulted present a very high degree of dispersion and heterogeneity and secondly, the writer is in an exploratory phase of the problem.

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Authors & Contributors
Jones, M.
Kolata, Gina Bari
Martinez Martin, Abel Fernando
Álvarez, Bernardo Francisco Meléndez
Abril, Fred Gustavo Manrique
García Ferrandis, Xavier
Journals
Medizin, Gesellschaft, und Geschichte
Canadian Bulletin of Medical History/Bulletin Canadien d'Histoire de la Medecine
Social History of Medicine
Dynamis: Acta Hispanica ad Medicinae Scientiarumque Historiam Illustrandam
Llull: Revista de la Sociedad Española de Historia de las Ciencias y de las Técnicas
Public Understanding of Science
Publishers
Farrar, Straus & Giroux
University of New Mexico Press
Penguin
University of Massachusetts Press
University of Toronto Press
Ohio University Press
Concepts
Public health
Disease and diseases
Epidemics
Influenza
Infectious diseases
Health care
Places
Canada
Sri Lanka
Colombia
Bogotá (Colombia)
Spain
Valencia (Spain)
Times
20th century, early
19th century
20th century
18th century
21st century
Institutions
World Health Organization (WHO)
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