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Look Inside A Treatise on the Yellow Fever, as It Appeared in the Island of Dominica, in the Years 1793–4–5–6

A Treatise on the Yellow Fever, as It Appeared in the Island of Dominica, in the Years 1793–4–5–6
To Which Are Added, Observations on the Bilious Remittent Fever, on Intermittents, Dysentery, and Some Other West India Diseases

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  • Date Published: October 2013
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  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781108065542

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  • In 1793, the Caribbean island of Dominica fell victim to the deadly yellow fever virus. The British physician James Clark (c.1737–1819), who practised on the island for many years, witnessed the outbreak at first hand. He published this descriptive account in 1797, using the work to discuss his methods of attempting to treat the disease, which was considered among the most lethal tropical ailments of the time. Long before the link between mosquitoes and disease transmission was made, Clark explains his hypothesis about the origins of the outbreak and discusses the symptoms of its sufferers as well as possible methods of prevention. He also includes chapters addressing other ailments, including typhus, dysentery, cholera and tetanus. This remains an enlightening resource in the history of the understanding and treatment of disease in tropical climates.

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    • Date Published: October 2013
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781108065542
    • length: 182 pages
    • dimensions: 216 x 140 x 11 mm
    • weight: 0.24kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Dedication
    Preface
    Part I. The Yellow Fever:
    1. History of the yellow fever
    2. Of the method of prevention
    3. The remote causes
    Part II. Of the Bilious Remittent Fever:
    1. The cause and symptoms of this disease
    2. Of intermittent fevers
    3. Of the typhus fever
    4. Of the dysentery
    5. Of the dry belly-ache
    6. Of the cholera morbus
    7. Of the tetanus, or locked jaw
    Of the chemical analysis and medicinal properties of the hot mineral waters in the island of Dominica.

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    James Clark

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