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Observations on the changes of the air and the concomitant epidemical diseases in the island of Barbados, 1752-1758 / William Hillary ; edited and annotated by J. Edward Hutson and Henry S. Fraser.

Author/Creator:
Hillary, William, d. 1763.
Publication:
Kingston, Jamaica : University of West Indies Press, 2011.
Format/Description:
Book
xxiii, 254 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Medical geography -- Barbados.
Tropical medicine -- Barbados.
Medical climatology -- Barbados.
Contents:
Pt. II. A treatise on such diseases as are the most frequent in, or are peculiar to, the West-India Islands, or the Torrid-Zone, both acute and chronical
putrid bilius fever, commonly called the yellow fever
dry gripes, or dry belly-ache
dysentery
opisthotonos and tetany
rabies canina, or madness from the bite of mad animals
chronical diseases
nyctalopia, or night-blindness
elephantiasis
vena medinensis, dracunculus, or guinea-worm
leprosy of the Arabians
leprosy of the joints
yaws
impetigo or ring-worm.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 239) and index.
Contributor:
Hutson, J. Edward. , Editor
Fraser, Henry. , Editor
ISBN:
9789766402631
9766402639
OCLC:
755705080
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