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Milestones in venereal disease control

Communicable Disease Center (U.S.). Venereal Disease Branch

Milestones in venereal disease control

highlights of a half-century

by Communicable Disease Center (U.S.). Venereal Disease Branch

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Health, Education, and Welfare in [Washington .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesPublic Health Service publication -- no. 515
The Physical Object
Pagination12 p.
Number of Pages12
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15380529M

There are many different infectious diseases -- from anthrax to West Nile virus -- and controlling their spread has been a fundamental goal since the beginning of public health in Canada. We are focusing on venereal diseases, HIV/AIDS, polio and tuberculosis to illustrate just a few of our historic achievements and the ongoing fight against.   Suffering Venereal Disease in the Early Eighteenth Century. Posted on March 5, by Lisa Smith - Databases, Early Modern History, History of Medicine, Patients, Remedies. Lindsey Fitzharris (@ChirurgeonsAppr) recently discussed deformities caused by syphilis and the problems of prevention using early condoms (“Syphilis: A Love Story”). She also regularly tweets horrifying .

The Italians called it the Spanish disease The Eiielish called it the French disease. The Russians called it the Polish disease, and so on. - Fracastorius, Italian physician and poet, published a poem about Syphilus, a shepherd who suffered from the disease as a punish- ment for his insult to the god Apollo. Since that time the disease hasFile Size: 1MB. Adolescent venereal disease currently is gaining acceptance as a significant topic of concern among public health officials, physicians, and even the public at large. The proper management of the adolescent patient with venereal disease requires consideration of the medical, epidemiologic, and behavioral aspects of venereal disease : Gregory C. Bolton.

  Venereal disease: A disease that is contracted and transmitted by sexual contact, caused by microorganisms that survive on the skin or mucus membranes, or that are transmitted via semen, vaginal secretions, or blood during intercourse. The genital areas provide a moist, warm environment that is especially conducive to the proliferation of bacteria, viruses, and yeasts, so a great many diseases.   Nurses have been involved in the management of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) well before the era of Florence Nightingale. Their role has varied from that of the technician, almoner, counsellor, and doctor’s assistant, to one in which they are able to provide first line management of STIs in nurse led clinics. However, changes to the role of the nurse have not been entirely through Cited by: 1.


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cases of venereal disease since shows that infectious syphilis has increased in many coun- tries, has remained at about the same level in others, and diminished in some. The increase in gonorrhea has been much more widespread, with the disease reaching epidemic proportions in some countries.

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THE CONTROL OF THE 'VENEREAL DISEASES thannew cases seek medical treatment each year in the United States:$ Approximately one fifth of the cases occur in persons under twenty years of age, and about six cases occur in males to four in females. The File Size: 1MB.

In spite the fact the Christian church propagated abstinence, the spread of venereal diseases was possible because the diffusion of prostitution, communal baths, and wars.

During the 19th century, some of the physicians and historians, especially J. Rosenbaum, F. Buret, and E. Lancereaux believed syphilis was as old as mankind, whereas later. Sexually transmitted disease (STD), also called sexually transmitted infection, any disease (such as syphilis, gonorrhea, AIDS, or a genital form of herpes simplex) that is usually or often transmitted from person to person by direct sexual contact.

It may also be transmitted from a mother to her child before or at birth or, less frequently, may be passed from person to person in nonsexual. Venereal Diseases.

Venereal diseases (sexually transmitted diseases – STDs) are transmitted by sexual activity. Persons at high risk are those who have multiple partners (concurrently or over time), have a STD or a history of a STD, use alcohol or recreational drugs, have anonymous sex, or have sex with men (whether male or female).

Case Finding Case finding is the most important aspect of the venereal disease control programme which was instituted in a nation- wide scale in Broadly speaking case finding is achieved either by the patient's own initiative or as a result of assistance from the venereal disease control by: 1.

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By Dr. Michael Echols. During the Civil War, as in all wars, venereal disease was a major problem since it disabled the soldier and decreased his effectiveness to fight or be moved from battle to battle. Public-Health Measures- Most public health programmes for the control of venereal diseases combine treatment facilities for the infected with the preventive programme.

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