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The laws of epidemic and contagious diseases, and the importance of preventive medicine

an introductory address to the Epidemiological Society, delivered at the commencement of the fourth session, November 7, 1853

by Bird, James

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Published by John Churchill in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Preventive Medicine,
  • Disease Outbreaks

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby James Bird
    ContributionsRoyal College of Surgeons of England
    The Physical Object
    Pagination32 p. ;
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26284117M

    Acute rheumatic fever (ARF) and rheumatic heart disease (RHD) are diseases of poverty, low socioeconomic status, and poor access to health care that remain endemic in developing and emerging economies while being largely ignored by the developed is conservatively estimated that there are over 15 million cases of RHD worldwide, with , new cases and Cited by: The Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine uses broad public health expertise and skills in epidemiology, biostatistics and data management to help prevent illness and improve quality of life. Our research applies to a range of settings, including remote communities, workplaces and intensive care units.

    Epidemic diseases break out, reach a peak, and subside; endemic diseases cause a relatively constant amount of illness and death over time (see Figure 1). Epidemic diseases can be new or normally endemic to a community. They break out on a local level and remain localized, or spread out in diffusion waves to surrounding communities.   Medicine does not only focus on curing illnesses and injuries, but more importantly, emphasizes the significance of prevention. Preventive medicine, also known as preventive care refers to the measures that are taken for prevention of diseases or injuries instead of curing or treating them or their symptoms. The term actually contrasts in method with curative and .

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Anne Hardy has drawn on a wide range of public health records for a detailed epidemiological investigation of the behaviour of the infectious diseases in the Victorian city. Whooping cough and measles, scarlet fever and diphtheria, smallpox, typhus, typhoid. Public Health Series. Instructor name Title Organization.

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