The Theory and Practice of Hygiene (Classic Reprint)

The Theory and Practice of Hygiene (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Theory and Practice of Hygiene Has drawn largely upon the works of Professor Karl Pearson, to whose initia tive in this field of work we are mainly indebted for modern developments in the study of vital statistics. It has been found impossible to divest this subject of formulae, and doubtless to the casual reader some pages may seem unintelligible; but the time has arrived for the student of preventive medicine and other problems intimately associated with the welfare of the race to familiarise himself with methods of inquiry somewhat different from those which have sufficed hitherto. A working knowledge of the higher mathematics must be deemed as essential for the Medical Officer of Health as is a knowledge of bacteriological technique. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com 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.show more

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  • Paperback | 1078 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 54mm | 1,411g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243196903
  • 9780243196906