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Victorian Era Medicine & Diseases. By Austin Arndt, Matt Goldsmith, and Sam Deutchman. Urbanization & Health.

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Victorian era medicine diseases

Victorian Era Medicine & Diseases

By Austin Arndt, Matt Goldsmith, and Sam Deutchman


Urbanization health

Urbanization & Health

  • As the growth of cities and industries so did the rate of death and disease. Smallpox, typhus, tuberculosis, cholera, and other diseases spread quickly within the dense population of cities.

  • Overcrowding coupled with poor sanitation often associating with poverty left many vulnerable to disease and other health hazards.


Common diseases

Common Diseases

  • Smallpox

  • Typhus

  • Tuberculosis

  • Cholera

  • Scurvy

  • Lime Disease

  • Diptheria

  • Typhoid

  • Yellow Fever


Medical advancements

Medical Advancements

  • Anesthetics

  • X-Ray

  • Psychiatric Therapy

  • Stethoscope

  • Microsopes

  • Sterile Surgical Equipement


Victorian era medicine diseases

  • http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/british/victorians/victorian_medicine_01.shtml#four

  • http://www.nytimes.com/2007/09/18/science/18obleft.html?_r=1

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