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Disease prevention

Title

Disease prevention

Date

1855-1950

Description

This collection of publications provides a sample of methods used between 1855 and 1950 for promoting public health and safety, methods of disease prevention, household remedies for diseases, accidents and common ailments, and general health and wellness advice. Epidemiology is covered with small-pox, plague and diphtheria discussed in detail in government reports. The collection includes materials published by government departments, national health and medical associations, and independent authors. Many of the books and pamphlets is this collection feature advertisements and endorsements for commercial available medicinal products and food. Although primarily aimed at the Australian population, this collection also includes a rare handbook on the treatment of diseases in the Territory of Papua.

Subject

Health and the home

Items in the Disease prevention Collection

The history of small-pox in Australia 1909-1923
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Sanitary tracts issued by the Australian Health Society, Melbourne First series, Nos. 1-13 with Sanitary alphabet & sixth annual report
1. Hints about the prevention of scarlet fever -- 2. Pure air and ventilation -- 3. Rules for the prevention of typhoid fever -- 4. Under the floor / by Dr. T. M. Girdlestone -- 5. Rules for the management of infants -- 6. Notes on diet / by Sydney…

Eat for health and save your teeth : a complete guide for the busy housewife, new and tempting dishes that save money and preserve the family's health; diet suggestions for each month of the year
[Compiled by the Preventative Dentistry Sub-Committee of the Australian Dental Association (Victorian Branch)]Original held in Deakin University Library Special Collection - Special Collection Rare Books.Contact Deakin University Library for access…

The means of prolonging life and avoiding diseases
Ferguson 15835.Original held in Deakin University Library Special Collection - Special Collection Rare Books.Contact Deakin University Library for access to high quality images.

Researches on Australian venoms : snake-bite, snake-venom, and antivenine ; the poison of the platypus, the poison of the red-spotted spider
Bibliographical references.Original held in Deakin University Library Special Collection - Special Collection Rare Books.Contact Deakin University Library for access to high quality images.

The Australian botanic guide : being a family hand-book of botanic treatment
Ferguson no. 7439a.Original held in Deakin University Library Special Collection - Special Collection Rare Books.Contact Deakin University Library for access to high quality images.

Helio therapy : the healing power of light and colour
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The history of plague in Australia, 1900-1925
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Roads to rejuvenation : seven decades of a doctor's experience
Original held in Deakin University Library Special Collection - Special Collection Rare Books.Contact Deakin University Library for access to high quality images.

Effect of the climate of Australia upon the European constitution, in health and disease
Ford 1086.Ferguson, 11138.Original held in Deakin University Library Special Collection - Western Victoria Collection

How to escape typhoid fever : a lecture delivered under the auspices of the Australian Health Society
"Delivered ... 27th October, 1890"Original held in Deakin University Library Special Collection - Pamphlet Collection

On the philosophy of stinks which do not affect public health whilst the neglect of house ventilation fills our grave-yards
Ferguson, 18115.Original held in Deakin University Library Special Collection - Pamphlet Collection

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