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Non-pulmonary Tuberculosis and the Spread pf Medical Knowledge around the Turn of the Century 1900
Linköping University, Department for Studies of Social Change and Culture, Department of History, Tourism and Media. Linköping University, Faculty of Arts and Sciences.ORCID iD: 0000-0002-8032-1749
2011 (English)Conference paper, 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. 

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non-pulmonary tuberculosis, seaside sanatoria, study trips, disseminating ideas, climatic therapy, heliotherapy, hydrotherapy, international influence
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Sociology Health Sciences
URN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-109761OAI: diva2:741205
23rd Nordic Medical History Congress, Oslo, Norway, May 2011
Det internationella hälsoarbetet...
Riksbankens JubileumsfondSwedish Research Council
Available from: 2014-08-27 Created: 2014-08-27 Last updated: 2014-09-25

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