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Title
An account of the origin, spread, & decline of the epidemic fevers of Sierra Leone :  with observations on Sir William Pym's review of the "Report on the climate and diseases of the African station"   / by Alexander Bryson.
Name/Creator
Bryson, Alexander, 1802-1869, creator
HOLLIS IDDigital ObjectLocation
Countway Medicine

Networked Resource
Place of Origin
London
Publisher
H. Renshaw
Language
English
Description
x, 174 p. ; 19 cm.
Form/Genre
text

bibliography

print
Classification
RA650.8.S17 B84

WAA B916a 1849

Film 4998 no. 1
Subject
Yellow Fever ;  Sierra Leone ;  Communicable Disease Control ;  Bryson, Alexander ;  Pym, William ;  Pym, William , Sir , 1772-1861 ;  Bryson, Alexander , 1802-1869 ;  Epidemics -- Sierra Leone ;  Yellow fever -- Sierra Leone ;  Tropical medicine ;  Fever ;  Epidemics ;  Sierra Leone ;  Tropical Medicine ;  Sierra Leone

Category
Colonialism and International Medicine

Yellow Fever

Tropical Disease

Medical Geography

Medical Education and Practice

Concepts of Contagion and Epidemics

Note
Preface -- Reasons for replying to Sir William Pym -- Sir William Pym's peculiar views on yellow fever -- Spontaneous origin of the disease -- Occurrence of remissions -- The author's views on African fevers -- Origin and progress of the fever in 1823 -- Occurrence of the fever in the Bann --Its persistence at sea --Arrival of the Bann at Ascension, and outbreak of the disease there -- Fever on board the Driver -- Fever in a boat's crew of the Tartar -- Sir William Pym's mis-statements respecting the epidemic of 1823 -- Specimen of sharp reviewing -- Possibility of a remittent fever being changed into a continued, or bulam fever -- Cessation of the epidemic of 1823 --Mortality from remittent fever, at Bathurst, Cape Coast, and Accra.

Includes bibliographical references.
Other Title
  Report on the climate and principal diseases of the African station
Other Title


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