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History of Medicine Days

History of Medicine Days

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The Proceedingsof the13th Annual
HISTORY OFMEDICINE DAYS
 
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March 19
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, 2004Health Sciences CentreCalgary, ABEdited ByDr. W. A. Whitelaw
 
 
 
Proceedings of the 13
h
Annual History of Medicine DaysWA Whitelaw - March 2004
~ i ~
Contents 
Participating Students and their Universities.............................................................................vPreceptors and their Universities.............................................................................................viiiPreface and Acknowledgements...................................................................................................xPresentations:
 
 Session 1 - Origins
Magic and Medicine in Ancient Egypt....................................Michelle Ciach........................1Secrets of Medicine from Ancient Egypt................................Oriana Yu and................................................................................................Szeling Wong..........................8The Appeal of Holes in the Head............................................Daniel J. Kim........................17Deformity and Disability: A Graeco-Roman Perspective.......Holly Stamm.........................25
 Session 2 - Minds
The Rise and Fall of the Frontal Lobotomy............................Hernish J. Acharya................32Koro: Medical Illness or Mass Hysteria?A Conceptual History..............................................................Chris Buckle..........................42Itchy Brain or Unbalanced Skin: A HistoricalPerspective of Psychodermatology.........................................Andrei Metelitsa....................54
 Session 3 - Margins
Leprosy: Life Through The Middle Ages...............................Anna Voeuk..........................58D’Arcy Island: Leprosy, Racism and BanishmentIn British Columbia ................................................................Grant McIntyre......................65Schweitzer’s Leprosarium at Lambaréné................................Kirsten V. J. Ebbert...............70High Adventure, A History of Acute Mountain Sickness.......Jeffrey Martin........................78
 
 
Proceedings of the 13
h
Annual History of Medicine DaysWA Whitelaw - March 2004
~ ii ~
Exploring the Vast Universe: Medical Issues PastAnd Present of Space Travel...................................................Tina James............................85
 Session 4 - Causes
A Short History of Anthrax.....................................................Shauna Drover......................90The Black Death: Catastrophe or New Start?.........................Milli Gupta............................97The Big Whoop? Pertussis, Vaccination, the MediaAnd Public Opinion ................................................................Michael Schwandt...............112Ignaz Semmelweis and Infectious Cocci:Handwashing in the 19
th
Century and Today..........................Terrence C. Wuerz..............117Race or Place: The Evolution of our Understanding of The Genetics of Multiple Sclerosis.........................................Jeremy Moeller...................123
 Session 5 - Cures
 Nutrition as Therapy for Diarrhoea: AncientAnd Modern Practices Contrasted...........................................Tom Warren........................135Light: Friend or Foe? ...............................................................Eric T. Payne.......................142Botulism to BOTOX: From Poison to Therapy......................Dan Niven...........................149Holmes and Homeopathy: A Lesson in Objectivity................Jess Friedland......................158Placebo: Medicine for Dummies.............................................Stephen Faddegon...............166
 Session 6 - Tools
History of the Prosthetic Eye...................................................Rahim Samji........................171A Historical Review of the Methods for CorrectingRefractive Impairments: Patient Care or Technological Advancements.................................................Corey Adams......................176The History of the Home Pregnancy Test...............................Robyn White.......................183Compressing Consumption: The Surgery of PulmonaryTuberculosis ...........................................................................Magnus K. Breitling............193

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