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Speaking of epidemics in Chinese medicine

Marta E. Hanson

Speaking of epidemics in Chinese medicine

disease and the geographic imagination in late imperial China

by Marta E. Hanson

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Published by Routledge in Abingdon, Oxon .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementMarta E. Hanson
SeriesNeedham Research Institute series, Needham Research Institute series
Classifications
LC ClassificationsR602 .H36 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationp. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24384110M
ISBN 109780415602532, 9780203829875
LC Control Number2010037143

Event Date Location Disease Death toll (estimate) Ref. Influenza epidemic: BC Babylon, or Babirus of the Persians, Central Asia, Mesopotamia and Southern Asia: Indian Sanskrit scholars found records of a disease resembling the Flu: Unknown Plague of Athens: – BC Greece, Libya, Egypt, Ethiopia: Unknown, possibly typhus, typhoid fever or viral hemorrhagic feverDuration: Human history.   This sweeping exploration of the impact of epidemic diseases looks at how mass infectious outbreaks have shaped society, from the Black Death to today. In a clear and accessible style, Frank M. Snowden reveals the ways that diseases have not only influenced medical science and public health, but also transformed the arts, religion, intellectual.

Books shelved as pandemic: Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel, The Stand by Stephen King, The Great Influenza: The Story of the Deadliest Pandemic i Missing: Chinese medicine. Ho Chun, 許浚 Tong ui po kam (Treasures of Eastern Medical Knowledge: Classified Book of Medicine) 東醫寶鑑 Korea, 25 vols. NLM Call Number: WZ Ht In this work originally published in , the renowned Korean medical doctor Ho Chun compiled and classified the extant medical knowledge of China, Japan, and Korea. Some of the categories he used were internal.

In the epidemic area, Dr. Wu Lien-teh, an M.D. from Cambridge University, carried out the first autopsy of an epidemic case in the history of Chinese medicine 9 and adopted biosafety measures such as compulsory isolation of suspected infected patients and those in contact with them. Besides, he also designed the first mask in China to prevent Author: Liang Huigang, Xiang Xiaowei, Huang Cui, Ma Haixia, Yuan Zhiming.   Lesson of the Day: ‘Photos From a Century of Epidemics’ In this lesson, students will explore global epidemics from the flu to Covid An .


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Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) has never missed a single fight against epidemics throughout Chinese long history, including the latest novel coronavirus.

Chinese respiratory specialist Zhong Nanshan said at a press conference held in Guangzhou Province on January 18 that the herbal prescription called "Pneumonia No. 1" had proved effective. History and epidemics in modern Asia Suddenly the corner of the world map occupied by Asia, formerly painted monochrome, is transformed into a multidimensional colour display with society, culture, economy, and politics as its axes.

This display vividly shows how epidemics. Speaking of Epidemics in Chinese Medicine: Disease and the Geographic Imagination in Late Imperial China.

Needham Research Institute Series on East Asian Science, Technology, and Medicine. Needham Research Institute Series on East Asian Science, Technology, and Medicine. Speaking of Epidemics in Chinese Medicine: Disease and the geographic imagination in late Imperial China Article in Chinese Journal of Communication 6(3) September with 29 Reads.

An epidemic (from Greek ἐπί epi "upon or above" and δῆμος demos "people") is the rapid spread of disease to a large number of people in a given population within a short period of time.

For example, in meningococcal infections, an attack rate in excess of 15 cases perpeople for two consecutive weeks is considered an epidemic. Epidemics of infectious disease are generally. Watts’ main argument in his book is that since the early modern period in world history epidemic disease has been used by imperial powers as a means of control, and thus an understanding of disease and epidemics is crucial to a fuller understanding of imperialism in by:   "Epidemics and History is a major contribution to the worthy tradition established by Plagues and Peoples.

Watts range is as wide as his predecessor's—there are chapters on plague, leprosy, smallpox, syphilis, cholera, yellow fever, and malaria. His learning is as deep."—Malcolm Nicolson, British Journal of General Practice.By: Hannah Golden. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) refers to a range of practices that, while based on their traditional counterparts, are far more modernized and Westernized that they were in their inception more than two thousand years ago.