A Hand Book for Speakers on Public Health

A Hand Book for Speakers on Public Health

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1914 edition. Excerpt: ...that over 300,000, or nearly one-third of the population of Porto Rico, have received specific treatment for uncinariasis.--B. K. Ashford and Pedro Gutierrez Igaravidez. Uncinariasis in Porto Rico, a Medical and Economic Problem. Senate Document No. 808, Siaty-first Congress, Third Session, 1911, p. 35. Statement of deaths from anemia in Porto Rico, from 1900 to 1908: At the close of the fiscal year, 1907-08, 26,569 patients were receiving treatment at the stations, this figure being 32.65 per cent. of the total number of the patients enrolled during the whole year' Number Per cent. Cured..................... 25,757 Practically cured........... 16,192 51.54 Improved................. 12,203 15.00 Under treatment........... 26,569 32.65 Died...................... 93.12 Unclassified................ 561.69 Total................... 81,375 100--B. K. Ashford and Pedro Gutierrez I garapidez. Uncinariasis in Porto Rico, a Medical and Economic Problem. Senate Document No. 808, Sixty-first Congress, Third Session, 1911, p. 226. A strong man can pick six almudes of coffee berries a day. On questioning 500 adult workers it was found that from two to three almudes was the utmost the majority could do, and that one almud was too much for many. Some stated that after picking a sack full in a remote part of the plantation they were unable to get it to the mill without a mule, because their limbs refused to bear them up. This reduction in laboring capacity demonstrates what a heavy toll is paid both by employer and employee to uncinariasis in Porto Rico.--B. K. Ashford and P. Gutierez Igaravidez. Uncincariasis in Porto Rico, a Medical and Economic Problem. Senate Document No. 808, Sixty-first Congress. Third Session, 1911, pp. 10, 16, 17. ' SOIL POLLUTION...show more

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  • Paperback | 196 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 11mm | 358g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236786793
  • 9781236786791