Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
The Strange Case of the Broad Street Pump: John Snow and the Mystery of Cholera is a book I have had for a long time that I wanted to read, but for whatever reason I just didn't pick it up. I am happy it finally moved onto the read side of my bookshelf :) I did expect the book to focus more on J...
bookshelves: autumn-2010, victoriana, medical-eew, history, sciences, nonfiction, play-dramatisation Recommended for: BBC7 listeners Read on September 06, 2010 ** spoiler alert ** John Snow is perhaps the only doctor ever to be considered the founder of two medical disciplines: epidemiology and...
John Snow is perhaps the only doctor ever to be considered the founder of two medical disciplines: epidemiology and anaesthesiology. An early believer in the theory of contagion, he grasped the opportunity of a peculiarity in the water supply in London to gather quantitative evidence supporting his ...
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