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Nelson, M. C. & Förhammar, S. (2014). Preventing Physical Disability: Motivating the Treatment of Non-pulmonary Tuberculosis in Early Twentieth Century Sweden. In: : . Paper presented at 10th European Social Science History Conference, Vienna, Austria, 23-26 April 2014. .
Open this publication in new window or tab >>Preventing Physical Disability: Motivating the Treatment of Non-pulmonary Tuberculosis in Early Twentieth Century Sweden
2014 (English)Conference paper, Oral presentation with published abstract (Other academic)
Abstract [en]

Although tuberculosis is often considered synonimous with pulmonary tuberculosis, approximately thierty percent of those afflicted suffered from non-pulmonary form that, if left untreated, were for the survivors, disfiguring and/or disabling. This paper deals with the developement of social policy and national legislation that were part of the attempt toconquer this form of Tb and thusprevent disabilities. 

Keyword
tuberculosis, disability history, scrofula, health legislation, health policy
National Category
Other Humanities Health Sciences
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-109747 (URN)
Conference
10th European Social Science History Conference, Vienna, Austria, 23-26 April 2014
Projects
"Krokiga barn..."
Funder
Swedish Research Council
Available from: 2014-08-27 Created: 2014-08-27 Last updated: 2014-09-25
Nelson, M. C. (2013). Confronting Tuberculosis and Reducing Risk: Developing health policies in early 20th century Sweden. In: : . Paper presented at European Association for the History of Medicine and Health (EAHMH) ,"Risk and Disaster in Medicine and Health," Lisbon, Portugal, 4-7 September 2013. .
Open this publication in new window or tab >>Confronting Tuberculosis and Reducing Risk: Developing health policies in early 20th century Sweden
2013 (English)Conference paper, Oral presentation with published abstract (Other academic)
Abstract [en]

This paper deals with the development of health legislation concerning various forms of tuberculosis in Sweden in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. It even sketches the kind of information that was disributed as one of the weapons in the struggle against tuberculosis. The question of why pulmonary tuberculosis received most attention is also discussed. Paramount are the relationships between the national and international organizations in the shaping of actions in Sweden. 

Keyword
health policy, health legislation, tuberculosis, international health movement
National Category
Other Humanities Health Sciences
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-109742 (URN)
Conference
European Association for the History of Medicine and Health (EAHMH) ,"Risk and Disaster in Medicine and Health," Lisbon, Portugal, 4-7 September 2013
Projects
"Krokiga barn..."
Funder
Swedish Research Council
Available from: 2014-08-27 Created: 2014-08-27 Last updated: 2014-09-25
Nelson, M. C. (2013). Inte bara barkbröd: nödmat i 1800-talets Sverige. In: Carl Henrik Carlsson (Ed.), Mat och dryck: smakprov ur arkiven (pp. 255-270). Stockholm: Riksarkivet.
Open this publication in new window or tab >>Inte bara barkbröd: nödmat i 1800-talets Sverige
2013 (Swedish)In: Mat och dryck: smakprov ur arkiven / [ed] Carl Henrik Carlsson, Stockholm: Riksarkivet, 2013, 255-270 p.Chapter in book (Other academic)
Abstract [sv]

Artikeln behandlar mat och surrogatmat under hungerkriser i 1800-talets Sverige

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Stockholm: Riksarkivet, 2013
Series
Årsbok för Riksarkivet och Landsarkiven, ISSN 1103-8233
Keyword
mat historia, mat kultur, svält, nödår, surrogatmat
National Category
Other Humanities
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-109739 (URN)978-91-87491-02-3 (ISBN)
Available from: 2014-08-27 Created: 2014-08-27 Last updated: 2014-09-24Bibliographically approved
Nelson, M. C. (2013). Tubeculosis and Legislation in Sweden circa 1900: Making Disease Visible. In: : . Paper presented at 38th Social Science History Association Meeting, "Organizing Powers," Chicago, Illinois, USA, November 21-24, 2013. .
Open this publication in new window or tab >>Tubeculosis and Legislation in Sweden circa 1900: Making Disease Visible
2013 (English)Conference paper, Oral presentation with published abstract (Other academic)
Abstract [en]

This paper deals with the development of health legislation that was part of the fight against tuberculosis. It deals with not only the legislation passed, but even the changing political philosophies and scientific paradigms. Not least are the relationships between the national level and developments in the Nordic countries and other parts of Europe.

Keyword
health legislation, tuberculosis, information campaigns, international health organizations, philanthropy, disease history
National Category
Other Humanities Health Sciences
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-109745 (URN)
Conference
38th Social Science History Association Meeting, "Organizing Powers," Chicago, Illinois, USA, November 21-24, 2013
Projects
"Krokiga barn..."
Funder
Swedish Research Council
Available from: 2014-08-27 Created: 2014-08-27 Last updated: 2014-09-25
Nelson, M. C. & Förhammar, S. (2012). Intersectionality: The Concept and its Use in Disability History. In: : . Paper presented at 37th Social Science History Association Meeting, "Histories of Capitalism," Vancouver, BC, Canada, November 2012. .
Open this publication in new window or tab >>Intersectionality: The Concept and its Use in Disability History
2012 (English)Conference paper, Oral presentation with published abstract (Other academic)
Abstract [en]

This paper seeks to explore the definitions of the concept of intersectionality, its use and the ways in which it has been adapted in the field of disability studies. Furthermore, it discusses the dimensions that the use of this concept may add to an analysis of the material in our study of the treatment of children and youths suffering from non-pulmonary tuberculous.

Keyword
disability history, patients, identity creation, intersectionality
National Category
Other Social Sciences
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-109753 (URN)
Conference
37th Social Science History Association Meeting, "Histories of Capitalism," Vancouver, BC, Canada, November 2012
Projects
"Krokiga barn..."
Funder
Swedish Research Council
Available from: 2014-08-27 Created: 2014-08-27 Last updated: 2014-09-25
Nelson, M. C. & Förhammar, S. (2012). Outside In and Inside Out: The Creation of Identity among Sanatoria Patients in the Early 20th Century. In: : . Paper presented at 9th European Social Science History Conference (ESSHC), Glasgow, Scotland, 11-14 April 2012. .
Open this publication in new window or tab >>Outside In and Inside Out: The Creation of Identity among Sanatoria Patients in the Early 20th Century
2012 (English)Conference paper, Oral presentation with published abstract (Other academic)
Keyword
Non-pulmonary tuberculosis, seaside sanatoria, identity, patient, intersectionality
National Category
Other Humanities Health Sciences Other Social Sciences
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-109749 (URN)
Conference
9th European Social Science History Conference (ESSHC), Glasgow, Scotland, 11-14 April 2012
Projects
"Krokiga barn..."
Funder
Swedish Research Council
Available from: 2014-08-27 Created: 2014-08-27 Last updated: 2014-09-25
Förhammar, S. & Nelson, M. C. (2012). Treating Children with Non-pulmonary Tuberculosis in Sweden: Apelviken, c. 1900-30. In: Anne Borsay and Pamela Dale (Ed.), Disabled Children: Contested Caring, 1850-1979 (pp. 103-116). London: Pickering & Chatto.
Open this publication in new window or tab >>Treating Children with Non-pulmonary Tuberculosis in Sweden: Apelviken, c. 1900-30
2012 (English)In: Disabled Children: Contested Caring, 1850-1979 / [ed] Anne Borsay and Pamela Dale, London: Pickering & Chatto, 2012, 103-116 p.Chapter in book (Other academic)
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
London: Pickering & Chatto, 2012
Series
Studies for the Society for the Social History of Medicine, 8
Keyword
Children with disabilities, care, 20th century, tuberculosis, seaside hospital
National Category
Humanities
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-89866 (URN)9781848933613 (ISBN)
Projects
Unga, krokiga och kroniskt sjuka. Kulturella bestämningar av funktionshinder. Bentuberculos på Apelviken 1902 - c. 1930
Funder
Swedish Research Council
Available from: 2013-03-08 Created: 2013-03-08 Last updated: 2014-10-08
Nelson, M. C. (2011). Non-pulmonary Tuberculosis and the Spread pf Medical Knowledge around the Turn of the Century 1900. In: : . Paper presented at 23rd Nordic Medical History Congress, Oslo, Norway, May 2011. .
Open this publication in new window or tab >>Non-pulmonary Tuberculosis and the Spread pf Medical Knowledge around the Turn of the Century 1900
2011 (English)Conference paper, Oral presentation with published abstract (Other academic)
Abstract [en]

This paper investigates the dissemination of information and theories of treatment of non-pulmonary tubercuosis throughout the country from Nordic neighbors and from Europe. Study trips, reports in the medical journals and in national investigative studies, international conferences, publishing of translations of outstanding articles contributed to spreading knowledge. Also interesting were discussions of the adaptations that could be made to suit the northern climate. 

Keyword
non-pulmonary tuberculosis, seaside sanatoria, study trips, disseminating ideas, climatic therapy, heliotherapy, hydrotherapy, international influence
National Category
Sociology Health Sciences
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-109761 (URN)
Conference
23rd Nordic Medical History Congress, Oslo, Norway, May 2011
Projects
Det internationella hälsoarbetet...
Funder
Riksbankens JubileumsfondSwedish Research Council
Available from: 2014-08-27 Created: 2014-08-27 Last updated: 2014-09-25
Thyberg, M., Nelson, M. C. & Thyberg, I. (2010). A definition of disability emphasizing the interaction between individual and social aspects that existed among Scandinavian precursors of rehabilitation medicine as early as 1912 [Letter to the editor]. Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine, 42(2), 182-183.
Open this publication in new window or tab >>A definition of disability emphasizing the interaction between individual and social aspects that existed among Scandinavian precursors of rehabilitation medicine as early as 1912
2010 (English)In: Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine, ISSN 1650-1977, E-ISSN 1651-2081, Vol. 42, no 2, 182-183 p.Article in journal, Letter (Other academic) Published
Abstract [en]

This article suggests that definitions of disability exphasizing individuals and social context existed much earlier than is most often claimed

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Stiftelsen Rehabiliteringsinformation, 2010
Keyword
rehabilitation, disability history, disability theory
National Category
Medical and Health Sciences
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-53980 (URN)10.2340/16501977-0485 (DOI)000275650700013 ()
Available from: 2010-02-17 Created: 2010-02-17 Last updated: 2017-12-12Bibliographically approved
Nelson, M. C. (2009). Europe, Scandinavia and the Treatment of Non-pulmonary Tuberculosis in Sweden, 1900-1930. .
Open this publication in new window or tab >>Europe, Scandinavia and the Treatment of Non-pulmonary Tuberculosis in Sweden, 1900-1930
2009 (English)Conference paper, Published paper (Refereed)
Abstract [en]

This paper deals with the exchange of knowledge in the care of these victims of tuberculosis and how these ides were adapted in the Swedish environment.

National Category
History History
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-50846 (URN)
Available from: 2009-10-14 Created: 2009-10-14 Last updated: 2014-10-08
Organisations
Identifiers
ORCID iD: ORCID iD iconorcid.org/0000-0002-8032-1749

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