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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

James Clark

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182 pages. Dimensions: 8.4in. x 5.5in. x 0.5in.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. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 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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James Clark (c.1737-1819) was a British physician who practised medicine on the Caribbean island of Dominica for many years. In 1793 there was a deadly and widespread outbreak of yellow fever. Clark published this account in 1797, discussing the disease's possible causes and treatments.

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