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John Hunter's (1728-1793) account of venereal diseases

Abdulrahman, Ganiy Opeyemi 2016. John Hunter's (1728-1793) account of venereal diseases. Journal of Medical Biography 24 (1) , pp. 42-44. 10.1177/0967772013480701

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John Hunter's work included description of the nature of digestion, child development, role of the lymphatic system and proof that the maternal and foetal blood supplies are separate. His contribution to the understanding of venereal diseases is reviewed. Hunter’s argument of the unitary nature of venereal diseases is examined and the progress he made in diagnosis and management is discussed

Item Type: Article
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Medicine
Uncontrolled Keywords: John Hunter; syphilis; gonorrhoea; chancre; venereal; Tahiti; Bougainville; lues;
Publisher: Sage Journals
ISSN: 0967-7720
Last Modified: 02 Aug 2017 15:09

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