The Cambridge Historical Dictionary of Disease

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The Cambridge Historical Dictionary of DiseaseAn interdisciplinary history of medicine and human disease.
Cambridge University Press Cambridge University Press
Copyright © Copyright Cambridge University Press 2003
Entries: 163
People: 176

Contents


1. Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) Allan M. Brandt
2. African Trypanosomiasis (Sleeping Sickness) Maryinez Lyons
3. Ainhum Donald B. Cooper
4. Alzheimer’s Disease Joseph A. Kwentus
5. Amebic Dysentery K. David Patterson
6. Anemia Alfred Jay Bollet and Audrey K. Brown
7. Anorexia Nervosa Heather Munro Prescott
8. Anthrax Lise Wilkinson
9. Apoplexy and Stroke Jacques Poirier and Christian Derouesne
10. Arboviruses Wilbur G. Downs
11. Arenaviruses Wilbur G. Downs
12. Arthritis (Rheumatoid) Howard Duncan and James C. C. Leisen
13. Ascariasis K. David Patterson
14. Bacillary Dysentery K. David Patterson
15. Beriberi Melinda S. Meade
16. Black Death Katharine Park
17. Black and Brown Lung Disease Daniel M. Fox
18. Bleeding Disorders Oscar D. Ratnoff
19. Botulism William H. Barker
20. Brucellosis (Malta Fever, Undulant Fever) Lise Wilkinson
21. Bubonic Plague Ann G. Carmichael
22. Cancer Thomas G. Benedek and Kenneth F. Kiple
23. Carrion’s Disease (Oroya Fever) Oscar Urteaga-Ballon
24. Catarrh Roger K. French
25. Cestode Infection K. David Patterson
26. Chagas’ Disease Marvin J. Allison
27. Chlorosis Robert P. Hudson
28. Cholera Reinhard S. Speck
29. Cirrhosis Thomas S. N. Chen and Peter S. Y. Chen
30. Clonorchiasis K. David Patterson
31. Croup James D. Cherry
32. Cystic Fibrosis Thomas G. Benedek
33. Cytomegalovirus Infection R. H. Kampmeier
34. Dengue James McSherry
35. Diabetes Leslie Sue Lieberman
36. Diarrheal Diseases (Acute) Herbert L. DuPont
37. Diphtheria Ann G. Carmichael
38. Down Syndrome Christine E. Cronk
39. Dracunculiasis Donald R. Hopkins
40. Dropsy J. Worth Estes
41. Dysentery K. David Patterson
42. Dyspepsia James Whorton
43. Ebola Virus Disease Wilbur G. Downs
44. Echinococcosis (Hydatidosis) K. David Patterson
45. Eclampsia Sally McMillen
46. Emphysema Ronald J. Knudson
47. Encephalitis Lethargica R. T. Ravenholt
48. Enterobiasis K. David Patterson
49. Epilepsy Jerrold E. Levy
50. Ergotism John S. Haller, Jr.
51. Erysipelas Ann G. Carmichael
52. Fascioliasis K. David Patterson
53. Fasciolopsiasis K. David Patterson
54. Favism Peter J. Brown
55. Filariasis Todd L. Savitt
56. Fungus Infections (Mycoses) Geoffrey C. Ainsworth
57. Fungus Poisoning Geoffrey C. Ainsworth
58. Gallstones (Cholelithiasis) R. Ted Steinbock
59. Gangrene Diane Quintal and Robert Jackson
60. Genetic Disease Eric J. Devor
61. Giardiasis K. David Patterson
62. Glomerulonephritis (Bright’s Disease) Donald M. Larson
63. Goiter Clark T. Sawin
64. Gonorrhea Richard B. Rothenberg
65. Gout Thomas G. Benedek
66. Heart-Related Diseases Joel D. Howell
67. Herpes Simplex R. H. Kampmeier
68. Herpesviruses R. H. Kampmeier
69. Histoplasmosis Scott F. Davies
70. Hookworm Infection John Ettling
71. Huntington’s Disease (Chorea) Eric J. Devor
72. Hypertension Thomas W. Wilson and Clarence E. Grim
73. Infectious Hepatitis Francis L. Black
74. Infectious Mononucleosis R. H. Kampmeier
75. Inflammatory Bowel Disease (Crohn’s Disease, Ulcerative Colitis) Joseph B. Kirsner
76. Influenza Alfred W. Crosby
77. Japanese B Encephalitis Edward H. Kass
78. Lactose Intolerance and Malabsorption Norman Kretchmer
79. Lassa Fever Wilbur G. Downs
80. Lead Poisoning Arthur C. Aufderheide
81. Legionnaires’ Disease (Legionellosis, Pontiac Fever, Legionella Pneumonia) David W. Fraser
82. Leishmaniasis Marvin J. Allison
83. Leprosy (Hansen’s Disease) Ann G. Carmichael
84. Leptospirosis Otto R. Gsell
85. Leukemia Gordon J. Piller
86. Lupus Erythematosus Thomas G. Benedek
87. Lyme Borreliosis (Lyme Disease) Robert D. Leff
88. Malaria Frederick L. Dunn
89. Marburg Virus Disease Wilbur G. Downs
90. Mastoiditis John L. Kemink, John K. Niparko, and Steven A. Telian
91. Measles Robert J. Kim-Farley
92. Meningitis K. David Patterson
93. Milk Sickness (Tremetol Poisoning) Thomas E. Cone, Jr.
94. Multiple Sclerosis W. I. McDonald
95. Mumps Robert J. Kim-Farley
96. Muscular Dystrophy Thomas G. Benedek
97. Myasthenia Gravis Bernard M. Patten
98. Nematode Infection K. David Patterson
99. Onchocerciasis K. David Patterson
100. Ophthalmia (Trachoma, Conjunctivitis) Mary C. Karasch
101. Osteoarthritis Charles W. Denko
102. Osteoporosis R. Ted Steinbock
103. Paget’s Disease of Bone Roy D. Altman
104. Paragonimiasis K. David Patterson
105. Parkinson’s Disease (Parkinsonism) Bernard M. Patten
106. Pellagra Elizabeth W. Etheridge
107. Periodontal Disease (Pyorrhea) Jeffrey Levin
108. Pica Brian T. Higgins
109. Pinta Don R. Brothwell
110. Plague of Athens Ann G. Carmichael
111. Pneumocystis Pneumonia (Interstitial Plasma Cell Pneumonia, Pneumocystosis) K. David Patterson
112. Pneumonia Jacalyn Duffin
113. Poliomyelitis H. V. Wyatt
114. Protein-Energy Malnutrition James L. Newman
115. Protozoan Infection K. David Patterson
116. Puerperal Fever K. Codell Carter
117. Q Fever S. R. Palmer
118. Rabies K. David Patterson
119. Relapsing Fever Anne Hardy
120. Rheumatic Fever and Rheumatic Heart Disease Thomas G. Benedek
121. Rickets and Osteomalacia R. Ted Steinbock
122. Rickettsial Diseases Victoria A. Harden
123. Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever and Related Diseases Victoria A. Harden
124. Rubella Robert J. Kim-Farley
125. Saint Anthony’s Fire Ann G. Carmichael
126. Scarlet Fever Anne Hardy
127. Schistosomiasis John Farley
128. Scrofula Roger K. French
129. Scurvy Roger K. French
130. Sickle-Cell Anemia Georges C. Benjamin
131. Smallpox Alfred W. Crosby
132. Streptococcal Diseases Peter C. English
133. Strongyloidiasis K. David Patterson
134. Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) Todd L. Savitt
135. Sudden Unexplained Death Syndrome (Asian SUDS) Neal R. Holtan
136. Sweating Sickness Ann G. Carmichael
137. Syphilis Jon Arrizabalaga
138. Syphilis, Nonvenereal Kenneth F. Kiple
139. Tapeworm Infection K. David Patterson
140. Tay-Sachs Disease Bradford Towne
141. Tetanus Robert J. T. Joy
142. Tetanus, Neonatal Sally McMillen
143. Tetany Kenneth F. Kiple
144. Toxoplasmosis K. David Patterson
145. Trematode Infection K. David Patterson
146. Trench Fever Victoria A. Harden
147. The Treponematoses Kenneth F. Kiple
148. Trichinosis Donald E. Gilbertson
149. Trichuriasis K. David Patterson
150. Tuberculosis William D. Johnston
151. Tularemia Patrick D. Horne
152. Typhoid Fever Charles W. LeBaron and David N. Taylor
153. Typhomalarial Fever Dale Smith
154. Typhus, Epidemic Victoria A. Harden
155. Typhus, Murine Victoria A. Harden
156. Typhus, Scrub (Tsutsugamushi) Victoria A. Harden
157. Urolithiasis R. Ted Steinbock
158. Varicella-Zoster Virus Disease (Chickenpox) R. H. Kampmeier
159. Whooping Cough Anne Hardy
160. Yaws Don R. Brothwell
161. Yellow Fever Donald B. Cooper and Kenneth F. Kiple
162. Index

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