Science, Vol. 42

Science, Vol. 42 : July-December, 1915 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Science, Vol. 42: July-December, 1915 Observations on the Diseases of Seamen appeared in 1785 and in 1796, when Blane was serving as chief ofiicer of the Naval Medical Board under the admiralty, lemon-juice was added to the diet of the seamen and scurvy ceased to rage. Dr. George Baker, in 1767, elucidated the etiology of colic and palsy in Devon shire and by his demonstration that this was lead poisoning pure and simple first put the study of industrial diseases upon a scientific foundation. More important than any other single discovery, however, and more beneficial from the world-wide campaign it inaugurated against small pox stands oi course J enner's discovery of cowpox vaccination in 1798. 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 | 970 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 49mm | 1,271g
  • Forgotten Books
  • English
  • 169 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white
  • 0243033435
  • 9780243033430