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Tuberculosis and how to combat it

Pottenger, Francis Marion

Tuberculosis and how to combat it

a book for the patient

by Pottenger, Francis Marion

  • 109 Want to read
  • 35 Currently reading

Published by Mosby in St. Louis .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tuberculosis

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC312 .P6 1928
    The Physical Object
    Pagination275 p.
    Number of Pages275
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6719629M
    LC Control Number28023080
    OCLC/WorldCa14729305

      This book was an enlightening look at the progression of the Tuberculosis infection and how it progressed through time. The additional pictures and trivial information really made this book engaging and I would highly recommend it if you just want to /5. The American Lung Association is dedicated to the cure and control of all lung diseases, but its formation in was in response to only one: the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, tuberculosis (TB) was the leading cause of death in the United States, and one of the most feared diseases in the world.

    Tuberculosis (TB) is one of the most ancient diseases of mankind, with molecular evidence going back to o years. In spite of newer modalities for diagnosis and treatment of TB, unfortunately, people are still suffering, and worldwide it is among the top 10 killer infectious diseases, second only to HIV.   This is a book which describes the history of tuberculosis, makes a case for it still being a pressing problem in the modern world, and talks about the threat of drug resistance and work which is being done to combat this/5.

    In , the International Conference on Tuberculosis convened in Berlin. Among various other acts, the conference proposed the Cross of Lorraine be the international symbol of the fight against tuberculosis. National campaigns spread across Europe and the United States to tamp down on the continued prevalence of tuberculosis.   Tuberculosis (TB) is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide, accounting for about million new cases and million deaths annually. The poorest and socially excluded groups carry the largest burden of disease, which makes it essential to properly address the social determinants of health through poverty reduction measures and Cited by:


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Tuberculosis as a Disease of the Masses and How to Combat it: Prize Essay [S. Adolphus Knopf] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Both will profit from a reading of this book, which treats simply but thoroughly of the causation, therapy, prevention and hygiene of tuberculosis.

While the author explicitly states that the work is not intended to take the place of the physician, the latter, if he treats tuberculosis only occasionally, will derive great benefit from a study of it.

One of the most unfortunate factors in the fight against tuberculosis has been the pessimism which has been attached to it throughout the ages; and, unless this attitude toward the term "cure" is properly understood, it will foster the pessimism which it is so desirable to combat.

If only we could establish firmly in the minds of the race the Format: Capa Comum. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Pottenger, Francis Marion, Tuberculosis and how to combat it.

Louis, C.V. Mosby company,   The Fight Against Coronavirus Could Take A Lesson From The Fight Against TB: Goats and Soda Tuberculosis is a dangerous infectious disease. - Buy Tuberculosis and How to Combat It: A Book for the Patient (Classic Reprint) book online at best prices in India on Read Tuberculosis and How to Combat It: A Book for the Patient (Classic Reprint) book reviews & author details and more at Author: Francis Marion Pottenger.

“The great book scare” created a panic that you could catch an infection just by lending from the library. At the height of the book scare, news outlets reported that dust from library books could spread infectious diseases such as tuberculosis, smallpox and scarlet : Joseph Hayes.

Stop the Spread of TB. If you have active TB disease, you must get treated right away. This might involve taking a number of medications for 6 to 12 months. It’s important to take all of your meds, as. Tuberculosis as a Disease of the Masses, and How to-Combat It. By S. Knopf, of New York.

Adapted for English use by J. Barbour, M.D. 76; 25 figures. About the Author. David Schlossberg, MD, FACP, is Medical Director of the Tuberculosis Control Program at the Philadelphia Department of Public Health.

He is Professor of Medicine at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University and Adjunct Professor of Medicine at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of by: I've read several good books on tuberculosis including The Remedy, Experim and Discovering Tuberculosis.

Catching Breath is at least as good as, if not better than, the others. The scope of this book is broader than that of the others, and includes history, diagnosis, treatment and public by: 2. Tuberculosis, or TB, is a disease (usually of the lungs) caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis (M.

tuberculosis) and is easily transmitted through the air when an infected person speaks, sneezes, laughs, sings, or coughs. The airborne particles then get inhaled and enter the exposed person’s lungs, where they multiply%(11).

Tuberculosis (TB) is caused by a bacterium called Mycobacterium tuberculosis. The bacteria usually attack the lungs, but TB bacteria can attack any part of the body such as the kidney, spine, and brain.

Not everyone infected with TB bacteria becomes sick. As a result, two TB-related conditions exist: latent TB infection (LTBI) and TB g: book.

tuberculosis (TB), contagious, wasting disease caused by any of several mycobacteria. The most common form of the disease is tuberculosis of the lungs (pulmonary consumption, or phthisis), but the intestines, bones and joints, the skin, and the genitourinary, lymphatic, and nervous systems may also be.

Mycobacterium bovis is the main causal agent of bovine tuberculosis that causes zoonotic tuberculosis in humans. The most common routes of transmission of the agent to human are airborne transmission, consumption of unpasteurized milk, direct contact with infected animals or untreated animal products.

Conventional diagnostic methods in combination with modern molecular and immunological Cited by: 2. Mycobacterium tuberculosis is a rod-shaped, nonmotile, slow-growing, acid-fast bacterium. Tuberculosis (TB) transmission occurs when a contagious patient coughs, spreading bacilli through the air.

Bovine TB (caused by the closely related M. bovis) can be transmitted by consuming unpasteurized dairy products from infected cattle. “The disease is still around, it's still contagious, and despite the fact that the vaccine costs approximately sixteen cents to produce, and $ to buy, tuberculosis continues to ravage periphery countries.

Millions of people die from tuberculosis every year - and it's totally treatable. This is a disease we can eradicate in our lifetime.”. Prevention is the key to stop transmission of TB.

It consists of early diagnosis and treatment of active TB to stop infectiousness, the prevention of active disease in exposed or known latently infected individuals and vaccination. Vaccination with the Bacillus Calmette-Guerin (BCG) vaccine is unfortunately largely ineffective in interrupting transmission.

COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.Tuberculosis Prevention.

To help stop the spread of TB: If you have latent TB, take all of your medication so you don’t develop active TB, which is contagious.The most common form of TB disease occurs in the lungs, but TB disease can affect other parts of the body as well. Symptoms of TB disease in other parts of the body depend on the area affected.

Infants, young children, and immunocompromised children (e.g., children with HIV) are at the highest risk of developing the most severe forms of TB such.