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Author Carter, K. Codell (Kay Codell), 1939-

Title The rise of causal concepts of disease : case histories / K. Codell Carter
Published Abingdon, England : Routledge, 2016
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Description 1 online resource (237 pages)
Series History of medicine in context
History of medicine in context.
Contents 1. Causes of disease in early nineteenth-century practical medicine -- 2. Universal necessary causes -- 3. Etiological characterizations -- 4. Microorganisms as causes -- 5. The bacterial hypothesis -- 6. A bacterial theory of disease -- 7. Proving disease causation -- 8. The etiological standpoint -- 9. An ideational theory of disease -- 10. Protozoal and viral theories of disease -- 11. A nutritional deficiency theory of disease
Notes First published in 2003 by Ashgate Publishing
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Subject Diseases -- Causes and theories of causation -- History.
Diseases -- Etiology.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1351882651 (electronic bk.)
9781351882651 (electronic bk.)