The Bubonic Plague


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(4.4 stars; 18 reviews)

Dr. Rai Bahadur A. Mitra who was the Chief Medical Officer in Kashmir presents a short treatise on the bubonic plague. The book ranges from a short history of the bubonic plague, including an account of the great 1665 plague in London, through description of the disease, treatment and prevention. - Summary by Larry Wilson (1 hr 23 min)

Chapters

What is it? - Its History 4:21 Read by Larry Wilson
The London Epidemic of 1665 9:58 Read by Alan Mapstone
Geographical Distribution - Causes - Bacillus 5:38 Read by Colleen McMahon
Contagious as well as Infectious 5:34 Read by Andrew Gaunce
Nature of an Epidemic 6:31 Read by Andrew Gaunce
Incubation - Symptoms - Varieties 8:41 Read by Colleen McMahon
Diagnosis - Prognosis - Microscopic and Macroscopic Appearances 7:06 Read by John
Prevention 4:31 Read by John
Sanitary Measures by Municipal Authorities 5:12 Read by mleigh
Private Hygiene 5:46 Read by John
Inoculation against Plague 2:33 Read by J. M. Smallheer
Treatment 8:03 Read by Graham McMillan
Treatment of Symptoms 5:23 Read by Dimo
Disinfection - Purification of a Room after Plague Cases 4:01 Read by J. M. Smallheer

Reviews


(4 stars)

very well researched and presented. lots of detail to give a thorough understanding.