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The Diseases of China, Including Formosa and Korea.

The Diseases of China, Including Formosa and Korea. This book will be of value to medical missionaries or practitioners wishing to take up the practice of medicine in China. It does not purport to be a complete text-book on the diseases of the East, but reviews and compares interestingly the prevalence of many of the world-wide epidemic diseases, as plague, cholera, malaria, tuberculosis, syphilis and gonorrhea. The differences in the requirements of practice in China as compared with Western countries are pointed out, and the authors draw from their long experience in their presentation of the subjects. The greater prevalence of tuberculosis is noted, the opium habit is interestingly discussed, hospitals throughout China and Formosa, their equipment, and their work, are pictured and described, and the needs of the country in a medical way are set forth. The affections peculiar to the country, and unusual forms of more or less familiar diseases or lesions, as of elephantiasis, various http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png JAMA American Medical Association

The Diseases of China, Including Formosa and Korea.

JAMA , Volume LVI (15) – Apr 15, 1911

The Diseases of China, Including Formosa and Korea.

Abstract


This book will be of value to medical missionaries or practitioners wishing to take up the practice of medicine in China. It does not purport to be a complete text-book on the diseases of the East, but reviews and compares interestingly the prevalence of many of the world-wide epidemic diseases, as plague, cholera, malaria, tuberculosis, syphilis and gonorrhea. The differences in the requirements of practice in China as compared with Western countries are pointed out, and the authors...
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American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1911 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.
ISSN
0098-7484
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1538-3598
DOI
10.1001/jama.1911.02560150060039
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Abstract

This book will be of value to medical missionaries or practitioners wishing to take up the practice of medicine in China. It does not purport to be a complete text-book on the diseases of the East, but reviews and compares interestingly the prevalence of many of the world-wide epidemic diseases, as plague, cholera, malaria, tuberculosis, syphilis and gonorrhea. The differences in the requirements of practice in China as compared with Western countries are pointed out, and the authors draw from their long experience in their presentation of the subjects. The greater prevalence of tuberculosis is noted, the opium habit is interestingly discussed, hospitals throughout China and Formosa, their equipment, and their work, are pictured and described, and the needs of the country in a medical way are set forth. The affections peculiar to the country, and unusual forms of more or less familiar diseases or lesions, as of elephantiasis, various

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JAMAAmerican Medical Association

Published: Apr 15, 1911

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