The history of canine madness, and hydrophobia with the methods of treatment, ancient and modern by George Lipscomb

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Statementby George Lipscombe
ContributionsUniversity of Glasgow. Library
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 211 p. ;
Number of Pages211
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Open LibraryOL26273688M

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Some years later, Homer, in the 9th century BC compares Hector to a rabid dog (‘I cannot kill this raging dog’) and in Democritus, 5th century BC, one is able to read a description of the disease in the dog.

Aristotle, in the 4th century BC, wrote in the ‘Natural History of Animals’, ‘ dogs suffer from the by: In Opuscoli Medici. Milano.

This is the background image for an unknown creator of an OCR page with image plus hidden text. 2 2 Lise Wilkinson Moseley, B. On Hydrophobia, Its Prevention and Cure, with a Dissertation on Canine Madness.

Longman, London. Mullett, C. Hydrophobia: Its history in England to Bull. Hist. Med. Rabies is a viral disease that causes inflammation of the brain in humans and other mammals. Early symptoms can include fever and tingling at the site of exposure. These symptoms are followed by one or more of the following symptoms: violent movements, uncontrolled excitement, fear of water, an inability to move parts of the body, confusion, and loss of : Rabies virus and Australian bat lyssavirus.

In the eventful history of this Kingdom there have occurred few calamities of a more appalling nature than those recorded by Hydrophobia, particularly within the last few weeks — indeed, the future historian may not aptly distinguish it by the ‘Era of Canine Madness’ that began to show itself some years previously — and annually Author: Neil Pemberton, Michael Worboys.

The history of medicine can be traced back, more or less obscurely, to a period about years before the Christian era to whatever real or fabled healer may have been the foundation of the myth of Aesculapius, yet Aristotle, who lived from B.

C, is the first writer, whose works are extant, by whom we have distinct mention of the subject of by: 2. Book digitized by Google from the library of Oxford University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.

ContentsDedicationPrefaceOf chronic rheumatismTwo cases of a singular affection of the calves of the legsOf diabetes mellitusExperiments on diabetic urineEffects of galvanism in parlysisMedical effects of oxyd of bismuthMiscellaneous Pages: Hair of the Dog that Bit You Definition.

The book covers everything from botany, astronomy and geology to mineralogy and zoology and is his only surviving work. Both The Natural History and A Treatise on Canine Madness discuss the symptoms of hydrophobia or ‘dread of water’ leading to canine madness.

Rabies is a virus that causes. Rabies was a constant threat in Victorian Britain and gripped popular imagination, not least because its human form, hydrophobia, produced a vile death with the mind and body out of control.

This book explores the changing understanding of rabies amongst veterinarians, animal welfare campaigners.

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