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Koch Centennial Memorial—100th Anniversary: Announcement of the Discovery of the Tubercle Bacillus by Robert Koch, March 24, 1882

Koch Centennial Memorial—100th Anniversary: Announcement of the Discovery of the Tubercle... This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract This memorial volume, tracing the development of current concepts of tuberculosis, contains 18 short articles commemorating the centenary of Robert Koch's discovery of the tubercle bacillus. Topics include epidemiology, microbiology, surgical and medical treatment, along with more broad and speculative essays. The authors are physicians, some of whom have been instrumental in the development of the fields they discuss. This personal involvement leads to intimate knowledge of the field but from a single perspective and with relatively little historical analysis. Superb photographs and roentgenograms, illustrating surgical treatment in the early 20th century, enhance the visual appeal. This book will make interesting reading for physicians or medical students interested in a brief summary of the development of current tenets in tuberculosis. It would also guide anyone interested in pursuing a more detailed study of the history of the past century of medical approaches to tuberculosis, and it deserves more attention from http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Archives of Internal Medicine American Medical Association

Koch Centennial Memorial—100th Anniversary: Announcement of the Discovery of the Tubercle Bacillus by Robert Koch, March 24, 1882

Archives of Internal Medicine , Volume 143 (2) – Feb 1, 1983

Koch Centennial Memorial—100th Anniversary: Announcement of the Discovery of the Tubercle Bacillus by Robert Koch, March 24, 1882

Abstract

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract This memorial volume, tracing the development of current concepts of tuberculosis, contains 18 short articles commemorating the centenary of Robert Koch's discovery of the tubercle bacillus. Topics include epidemiology, microbiology, surgical and medical treatment, along with more broad and speculative essays. The authors are physicians, some of...
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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1983 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
ISSN
0003-9926
eISSN
1538-3679
DOI
10.1001/archinte.1983.00350020222053
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Abstract

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract This memorial volume, tracing the development of current concepts of tuberculosis, contains 18 short articles commemorating the centenary of Robert Koch's discovery of the tubercle bacillus. Topics include epidemiology, microbiology, surgical and medical treatment, along with more broad and speculative essays. The authors are physicians, some of whom have been instrumental in the development of the fields they discuss. This personal involvement leads to intimate knowledge of the field but from a single perspective and with relatively little historical analysis. Superb photographs and roentgenograms, illustrating surgical treatment in the early 20th century, enhance the visual appeal. This book will make interesting reading for physicians or medical students interested in a brief summary of the development of current tenets in tuberculosis. It would also guide anyone interested in pursuing a more detailed study of the history of the past century of medical approaches to tuberculosis, and it deserves more attention from

Journal

Archives of Internal MedicineAmerican Medical Association

Published: Feb 1, 1983

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