The thyroid gland; clinics of George W. Crile and associates

 
9781153817059: The thyroid gland; clinics of George W. Crile and associates

This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1922 Excerpt: ... high and so continuous for generations, in certain districts of the world, where all kinds of domestic animals as well as humans are involved, that it has come to be considered as characteristic of or endemic in those districts. The study of the history of this disease is like studying the history of the human race. The Arthorva Veda, an ancient Hindu collection of incantations dating from 2000 B. C, contains extensive forms of exorcisms for goiter. Ca?sar mentions the frequent occurrence of big neck as one of the peculiar characteristics of the Gauls. The origin of the term "cretin" shows the familiarity of the early Romans with this disease. They originated this expression of contempt by calling the myxedematous idiots Christians. The Swiss physician, Paracelsus (1493-1541), was the first to emphasize the relationship between goiter and cretinism, and the earliest positive information concerning the latter disease dates from this author. In 1793 appeared Fodere's essay on Goiter and Cretinism in the Maurienne and Aosta Valley; and in 1800 his Treatise on Goiter and Cretinism. During the last century there have been numerous publications on Endemic Goiter and Cretinism, one of the most exhaustive of which is by A. Hirsch in his study of The Historical and Geographical Relations of Goiter. About the middle of the last century the governments of the European countries began to see the economic and sociologic importance of this problem. In 1848 the Sardinian Government appointed a commission to study the cause of endemic goiter and find some method of relief. In 1864 the French Government appointed a similar commission, which reported in 1874 that at least one-half million people in France were suffering from goiter and that there were over 120,000...

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Book Description RareBooksClub. Paperback. Book Condition: New. This item is printed on demand. Paperback. 58 pages. Dimensions: 9.7in. x 7.4in. x 0.1in.This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1922 Excerpt: . . . high and so continuous for generations, in certain districts of the world, where all kinds of domestic animals as well as humans are involved, that it has come to be considered as characteristic of or endemic in those districts. The study of the history of this disease is like studying the history of the human race. The Arthorva Veda, an ancient Hindu collection of incantations dating from 2000 B. C, contains extensive forms of exorcisms for goiter. Casar mentions the frequent occurrence of big neck as one of the peculiar characteristics of the Gauls. The origin of the term cretin shows the familiarity of the early Romans with this disease. They originated this expression of contempt by calling the myxedematous idiots Christians. The Swiss physician, Paracelsus (1493-1541), was the first to emphasize the relationship between goiter and cretinism, and the earliest positive information concerning the latter disease dates from this author. In 1793 appeared Foderes essay on Goiter and Cretinism in the Maurienne and Aosta Valley; and in 1800 his Treatise on Goiter and Cretinism. During the last century there have been numerous publications on Endemic Goiter and Cretinism, one of the most exhaustive of which is by A. Hirsch in his study of The Historical and Geographical Relations of Goiter. About the middle of the last century the governments of the European countries began to see the economic and sociologic importance of this problem. In 1848 the Sardinian Government appointed a commission to study the cause of endemic goiter and find some method of relief. In 1864 the French Government appointed a similar commission, which reported in 1874 that at least one-half million people in France were suffering from goiter and that there were over 120, 000. . . This item ships from La Vergne,TN. Paperback. Bookseller Inventory # 9781153817059

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