Malaria : Etiology, Pathology, Diagnosis, Prophylaxis, and Treatment (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Malaria: Etiology, Pathology, Diagnosis, Prophylaxis, and Treatment There IS little doubt that the eradication of malaria is the most serious problem that confronts the sanitarian in all tropical and sub-tropical countries. The completion of the Panama Canal will forever be a monument to progressive sanitation which the Amer ican people may point to with pride. Under the splendid general ship of Colonel W. C. Gorgas, malaria and other tropical diseases have: been successfully coped with, some to the point of complete eradication, others to such an extent as not to seriously interfere with the mechanical work incident to the building of the Canal. The most important disease in the' latter category is malaria. It is doubtful if there is any disease as easy to diagnosticate as malaria, if proper attention be paid to diagnostic methods, or if there is any that responds as surely to treatment, if proper treat ment be instituted; for it must be remembered that quinin is one of a very few therapeutic specifics in our possession. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
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  • Paperback | 198 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 11mm | 272g
  • English
  • 76 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white
  • 0243111029
  • 9780243111022