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The cholera : its origin, idiosyncracy, and treatment

by Ferdinand E. (Edward) Jencken

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Published by John Churchill in London .
Written in English


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This material has been provided by London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Library & Archives Service. The original may be consulted at London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Library & Archives Service.

ContributionsLondon School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
The Physical Object
Format[electronic resource]
Paginationvi, [i, 9], 10-82, [vi] p.
Number of Pages82
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25654029M

COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus. Snow, J., "On the Mode of Communication of Cholera," This is Map 2 in John Snow's book. It was used by Dr. Snow to describe the grand experiment of comparing cholera mortality among persons consuming contaminated water (Southwark and Vauxhall Company - blue, but faded to green on the map) versus cleaner water (Lambeth Company - red).

Eventually, the Italian scientist, Filippo Pacini, would gain prominence for his discovery of Vibrio cholera, but not until 82 years after his death, when the international committee on nomenclature in adopted Vibrio cholerae Pacini as the correct name of the cholera-causing organism. Until then, many credited Robert Koch ( Cholera. [Diane Yancey] -- Explores the history of cholera covering its causes, health risks, prevention and treatment. Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search Cholera. Detroit: Lucent Books, (DLC) Material Type: Document, Internet resource.

  Cholera is an important public health problem, causing substantial morbidity and mortality especially in the developing countries. It is an indicator of socioeconomic problems and is a global threat to public health. Worldwide, approximately 3–5 million cholera cases and ,–, deaths due to cholera occur annually. Cholera is transmitted by drinking water or eating food, which is.   The long read: Cholera has largely been beaten in the west, but it still kills tens of thousands of people in poorer countries every year. As we search for a .


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Cholera. Cholera is a frightening disease. Victims are wracked by stomach cramps and suffer intense diarrhoea. Death can come within hours. Though now seeming a distant memory in Europe, which suffered several epidemics in the 19th century before John Snow identified the link with water, cholera is still a serious threat in many parts of the world--Zimbabwe is a recent by: Cholera: its origin, history, causation, symptoms, lesions, prevention, and treatment.

[Alfred Stillé] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create Book, Internet Resource. Cholera was prevalent in the U.S.

in the s, before modern water and sewage treatment systems eliminated its spread by contaminated water. Only about 10 cases of cholera are reported each year. Cholera - Cholera - Cholera through history: The recorded history of cholera is relatively short and The cholera : its origin.

Although the ancient Greek physicians Hippocrates (5th–4th century bce) and And treatment book (2nd–3rd century ce) referred to an illness that may well have been cholera, and there are numerous hints that a cholera-like malady has been well known in the fertile delta plains of the Ganges.

The two best books on this topic were: Yellow Fever and its Homeopathic Treatment, Holcome, () and The Efficacy of Crotalus Horridus in Yellow Fever, C. Neidhard, (). Another epidemic disease which was treatable with homeopathy was Diphtheria. Since the advent of widespread vaccination, it is a disease not often seen in our modern world.

History of the Cholera Vaccine. Novem By Cait Hartwyk Leave a Comment. From the first cholera vaccine created in to Vaxchora (approved by the FDA in ), the world has a much better understanding of the disease and its epidemics.

That’s why knowing how vaccination prevention works is such an important tool. Most persons infected with the cholera bacterium have mild diarrhea or no symptoms at all. Only a small proportion, about %, of persons infected with Vibrio cholerae O1 may have illness requiring treatment at a health center.

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This potentially fatal diarrheal disease results in large volumes of watery stool, causing rapid dehydration that can progress to hypovolemic shock and metabolic acidosis.

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The cholera epidemic in Zimbabwe during was one of the worst in the history of the country and is an example of how man-made disasters can cause degradation in the quality of life due to the destruction of well-established and essential infrastructures. In this, the first of a series of cholera studies, the history of the disease from its earliest recorded appearance up to is outlined, and its geographical distribution described.

The origins and main routes of spread of the six great pandemics are indicated; possible causes of the variations in mortality which accompanied them are discussed. Symptoms and treatment. Cholera is marked by the sudden onset of profuse, watery diarrhea, typically after an incubation period of 12 to 28 hours.

The fluid stools, commonly referred to as “rice water” stools, often contain flecks of diarrhea is frequently accompanied by vomiting, and the patient rapidly becomes patient is very thirsty and has a dry tongue.

Cholera is an infection of the small intestine by some strains of the bacterium Vibrio cholerae. Symptoms may range from none, to mild, to severe. The classic symptom is large amounts of watery diarrhea that lasts a few days. Vomiting and muscle cramps may also occur. Diarrhea can be so severe that it leads within hours to severe dehydration and electrolyte imbalance.

Cholera is generally a disease spread by poor sanitation, leading to contaminated water supplies. In the United States, cases of cholera are uncommon due to modern sew-age plants and chlorine treatment of drinking water (which kills the cholera bacteria). Most cases occur when a person travels to a developing coun-try or eats contaminated seafood.Get this from a library!

The cholera: a familiar treatise on its history, causes, symptoms and treatment: with the most effective remedies, and proper mode of their administration, without the aid of a physician, the whole in language free from medical terms, especially adapted for the use of the public generally: also containing a history of the epidemics of the Middle Ages.Introduction.

The – cholera epidemic in Zimbabwe resulted in 98, reported cases and 4, reported deaths, making it the largest and deadliest in the history of Zimbabwe.1 The initial outbreak was notable for its high cumulative case fatality rate (%) that persisted over a protracted duration (10 months).

It was then followed by a second wave of infections lasting through June.