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Kirtland Community College Library RC 311.B96 2012 30775305465305 General Collection Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780199542055
  • ISBN: 0199542058
  • Physical Description: print
    xxviii, 320 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2012.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Prologue: George Orwell (1903-1950) -- Ancient bacteria, old diseases -- All with 'a touch of consumption?' -- Tubercles, airs, waters, and places -- Consumption's fashionistas -- Consumption becomes tuberculosis -- Design for living -- Tuberculosis and the health of the race -- Streptomycin & Co -- A job half done -- Epilogue: 'there is no dypraxa'.
Summary, etc.: Tuberculosis is a complex and ancient disease that, after many years of virtual disappearance in the developed world, is now making something of a comeback. Helen Bynum tracks the historical development of the disease and considers the challenges it presents to the modern world.
Subject: Tuberculosis History
Tuberculosis Treatment History
Tuberculosis Prevention History
Tuberculosis History
Anti-Bacterial Agents History
Communicable Disease Control History
Hospitals, Isolation History
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