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Sea diseases

R. S. Allison

Sea diseases

the story of a great natural experiment in preventive medicine in the Royal Navy

by R. S. Allison

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Published by John Bale Medical Publications Limited in [London] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Britain. Royal Navy -- Sanitary affairs.,
  • Medicine, Naval -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby R. S. Allison ... Foreword by Sheldon Dudley ...
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC986 .A55
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiii, 218 p. incl. illus. (incl. map, facsims.) pl.
    Number of Pages218
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6455200M
    LC Control Number43015301
    OCLC/WorldCa1600383

    The crews of British warships handled their sails and fired their guns more quickly than their rivals. Free shipping for individuals worldwide Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days. He encountered a dwarf apple tree near the shore. By contrast, the prime seamen, rated as Able or Ordinary, saw themselves as an elite group within a vertically stratified working community.

    If an explosion caused a fire, sailors often suffered severe burns. It is caused by the ingestion of contaminated food and water. Typhoid Fever This common bacterial infection affects around 12 million people annually. Chancres form where contact with an infected person occurred. Notes: 1. They spread easily in close quarters, such as schools and nursing homes.

    Sometimes it was confined to the actual boarding of the prize, but sometimes the hunter and prey exchanged volleys from their Sea diseases book. Bathing was segregated in the United Kingdom until Complications from airborne diseases are more likely to affect the very young, the very old, and people with a compromised immune system. Among the worst offences were falling asleep on duty, refusing to follow orders, or 'unclean behaviour' - such as relieving bodily functions inboard, rather than using the rudimentary toilet facilities. In James Lind published a Treatise of Scurvy, but like Bachstrom his advice was largely ignored.


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Sea diseases by R. S. Allison Download PDF Ebook

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