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1848

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

The most celebrated and widespread of the 19th-c. European revolutions proved also a crucial turning point in the Italian Risorgimento. Beginning with an insurrection in Palermo in January,...

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EXTRACTS from Appendix (A) to the Report of the General Board of Health on the Epidemic Cholera of 1848 & 1849a

Sutherland.

in International Journal of Epidemiology

October 2002; p ublished online October 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 4155 words.

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Manson's Tropical Diseases, 21st edition. Gordon C. Cook & Alimuddin Zumla (editors). London/Philadelphia: Saunders/Elsevier Science Ltd, 2003. xviii + 1848 pp. Price £122.00 hardback; £22.00 softback specifically for developing countries. ISBN 0-7020-2640-9 hardback; 0-7020-2790-X softback

J. Russell Stothard.

in Transactions of The Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene

June 2003; p ublished online June 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Clinical Medicine; Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Medical Microbiology and Virology; Public Health and Epidemiology. 0 words.

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Wernicke's syndrome

Overview page. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology.

A neuropsychiatric disorder with peripheral neuropathy, memory loss, and progressive dementia, caused by thiamine deficiency, characteristically seen in advanced stages of chronic...

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Origins of a National Public Health System

Mervyn Susser and Zena Stein.

in Eras in Epidemiology

August 2009; p ublished online September 2009 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 4116 words.

This chapter discusses the historical development of a national public health system. Under the 1848 Public Health Act, Edwin Chadwick succeeded in setting up under his own direction the...

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The origins of health promotion

Colin Palfrey.

in The Future for Health Promotion

May 2018; p ublished online January 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 9948 words.

This chapter examines the origins of health promotion in the UK. It begins with a discussion of diseases in Britain before and during the nineteenth century that made public health a major...

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The Long-term Effect of Insomnia on Work Disability

Børge Sivertsen, Simon Overland, Dag Neckelmann, Nicholas Glozier, Steinar Krokstad, Ståle Pallesen, Inger Hilde Nordhus, Bjørn Bjorvatn and Arnstein Mykletun.

in American Journal of Epidemiology

June 2006; p ublished online April 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 4149 words.

Chronic insomnia is common in the general population. Its effect on functioning and disability is usually attributed to an underlying condition, so the diagnosis of insomnia does not qualify...

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SunSmart? Skin cancer knowledge and preventive behaviour in a British population representative sample

A. Miles, J. Waller, S. Hiom and D. Swanston.

in Health Education Research

October 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 3587 words.

The incidence of skin cancer has risen rapidly in the UK over the last 20 years, prompting public health organizations to try and raise awareness of the dangers of sun exposure and the need...

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The informationist: a prospective uncontrolled study

Ruth M. Sladek, Carole Pinnock and Paddy A. Phillips.

in International Journal for Quality in Health Care

December 2004; p ublished online December 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 3957 words.

Objective. To determine whether doctors in an Australian tertiary hospital would use an informationist service, and to identify how the service would influence care.

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Public health medicine: the constant dilemma

Frada Eskin.

in Journal of Public Health

March 2002; p ublished online March 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 0 words.

There is a well‐known quotation by the nineteenth‐century sociologist Virchow (quoted in Ref. 1) that aptly captures the dilemma that has confronted public health medicine since the...

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Family History and Risk of Colorectal Cancer in the Multiethnic Population of Hawaii

Loïc Le Marchand, Lue Ping Zhao, Filemon Quiaoit, Lynne R. Wilkens and Laurence N. Kolonel.

in American Journal of Epidemiology

December 1996 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 0 words.

Increased risk of colorectal cancer in individuals with family history of the disease has been observed consistently in past studies. However, limited attention has been given to the...

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Hospital in the home is cost saving for appropriately selected patients: a comparison with in-hospital care

C. RAINA MACINTYRE, DENISE RUTH and ZAHID ANSARI.

in International Journal for Quality in Health Care

August 2002; p ublished online August 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 6177 words.

Background. As the cost of acute care in hospitals increases, there is an increasing need to find alternative means of providing acute care. Hospital in the home (HITH) has...

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Herpes Simplex Virus Type-2 Cervicovaginal Shedding Among Women Living With HIV-1 and Receiving Antiretroviral Therapy in Burkina Faso: An 8-Year Longitudinal Study

Andrea J. Low, Nicolas Nagot, Helen A. Weiss, Issouf Konate, Dramane Kania, Michel Segondy, Nicolas Meda, Philippe van de Perre and Philippe Mayaud.

in The Journal of Infectious Diseases

March 2016; p ublished online October 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Public Health and Epidemiology; Microbiology. 4462 words.

Background.  The impact of antiretroviral therapy (ART) on herpes simplex virus type-2 (HSV-2) replication is unclear. The aim of this study was to...

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Determinants of Mortality and Nondeath Losses from an Antiretroviral Treatment Service in South Africa: Implications for Program Evaluation

Stephen D. Lawn, Landon Myer, Guy Harling, Catherine Orrell, Linda-Gail Bekker and Robin Wood.

in Clinical Infectious Diseases

September 2006; p ublished online September 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Public Health and Epidemiology; Microbiology. 4132 words.

Background . The scale-up of antiretroviral treatment (ART) services in resource-limited settings requires a programmatic model to deliver care to...

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Nonfoodborne Vibrio Infections: An Important Cause of Morbidity and Mortality in the United States, 1997–2006

Amy M. Dechet, Patricia A. Yu, Nana Koram and John Painter.

in Clinical Infectious Diseases

April 2008; p ublished online April 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Public Health and Epidemiology; Microbiology. 3916 words.

Background . Infections due to Vibrio species cause an estimated 8000 illnesses annually, often through consumption of undercooked seafood. Like...

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Seroprevalences of Antibodies to 11 Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Types Mark Cumulative HPV Exposure

Hanna Artemchuk, Tina Triglav, Anja Oštrbenk, Mario Poljak, Joakim Dillner and Helena Faust.

in The Journal of Infectious Diseases

July 2018; p ublished online February 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Public Health and Epidemiology; Microbiology. 5797 words.

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Background

The antibody responses against human papillomavirus type 16 (HPV-16) and HPV-18 are well known,...

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Glucose Levels and Risk of Frailty

Oleg Zaslavsky, Rod L. Walker, Paul K. Crane, Shelly L. Gray and Eric B. Larson.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series A

September 2016; p ublished online March 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Public Health; Biological Sciences; Molecular and Cell Biology; Neuroscience. 4817 words.

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The association between glucose levels and incident frailty in older persons remains unclear. We examined the extent to which higher glucose...

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Incidence and Severity of Invasive Streptococcus pneumoniae, Group A Streptococcus, and Group B Streptococcus Infections Among Pregnant and Postpartum Women

Meredith Deutscher, Melissa Lewis, Elizabeth R. Zell, Thomas H. Taylor, Chris Van Beneden and Stephanie Schrag.

in Clinical Infectious Diseases

July 2011; p ublished online July 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Public Health and Epidemiology; Microbiology. 4994 words.

Background.  The epidemiology of streptococcal infection in pregnant and postpartum women is poorly described in recent literature. We used data...

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WHO Severe Acute Respiratory Infections (SARI) Definition often Underdiagnoses Serious Respiratory Viral Infections in Hospitalized Jordanian Children

Najwa Khuri-Bulos, Bhinnata Piya, Asem Shehabi, Samir Faouri, John V Williams, Sten Vermund and Natasha B Halasa.

in Open Forum Infectious Diseases

P ublished online October 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Public Health and Epidemiology; Microbiology. 0 words.

Abstract

Background

The World Health Organization (WHO) case definition of severe acute respiratory infections...

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