• Subiect: Bucharestan Physicians' Role During the First Half of the 19th Century Plague, cholera, smallpox were some of the most frequent calamities recurrently affecting the Wallachian capital. Bucharest was in great need of physicians and surgeons; one of the most difficult moments in the 19th century history of the town was the 1813 - 1814 plague epidemics, which was said to have killed about 25 - 30.000 people, of a total 80.000 inhabitants. Of the 26 physicians who took care of the afflicted, during the 1828 - 1829 epidemics, only five were left alive. Cholera stroke the town in 1831, killing 2.170 persons. A new wave of cholera was recorded during 1836 - 1848. The article analyses the role of the increasing number of Romania physicians first trained abroad, before being trained in the local medicine faculty and the measures taken by the authorities in order to improve the medical practice in Bucharest.
  • Limba de redactare: română
  • Secţiunea: Studii şi articole
  • Titlu publicaţie: Bucureşti - Materiale de Istorie şi Muzeografie
  • Editura: Publicat de: Muzeul Municipiului Bucureşti
  • Loc publicare: Bucureşti
  • Anul publicaţiei: 2004
  • Referinţă bibliografică pentru nr. revistă: XVIII; anul 2004
  • Paginaţia: 216-221
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