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Series: Contributions to Vertebrate Evolution
Volume: 5
Published: 05 December 1979
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Series: Current Studies in Hematology and Blood Transfusion
Volume: 34
Published: 08 December 1969
10.1159/isbn.978-3-318-03503-2
EISBN: 978-3-318-03503-2
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Series: Contributions to Nephrology
Volume: 199
Published: 17 December 2021
10.1159/000517722
EISBN: 978-3-318-06937-2
... by the government, whose primary purpose is the protection of a healthy and minimally dignified life for the individuals [ 16 ]. The CRFB/1988 also allowed the consolidation of the largest public and universal healthcare system in the world, the Brazilian Unified Health System (SUS, Sistema Único de Saúde) and its...
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Series: Frontiers of Neurology and Neuroscience
Volume: 43
Published: 16 October 2018
10.1159/000490401
EISBN: 978-3-318-06394-3
... who published his first novel, Voyage au bout de la nuit ( Journey to the End of the Night ), in 1932. In the middle of the 1930s, he began to write anti-Semitic and racist pamphlets and turned to a collaborationist stance with Nazi Germany. After the Second World War, he was declared a national...
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Series: Frontiers of Neurology and Neuroscience
Volume: 43
Published: 16 October 2018
10.1159/000490404
EISBN: 978-3-318-06394-3
... Abstract The issue of First World War shell shock has been documented mainly from a medical perspective. Many medical texts dealing with war psychoneuroses and their aggressive treatments, such as electrotherapy, were published during the war. Accounts from shell-shocked soldiers are rare...
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Series: Progress in Respiratory Research
Volume: 43
Published: 10 April 2018
10.1159/000481475
EISBN: 978-3-318-06095-9
... Abstract In 1939, the year Germany started World War II, tuberculosis (TB) mortality was at its lowest, only a few countries had lower TB mortality rates. When the Nazis came into power in 1933, they took over under the main health-related motto “Public interest ahead of self-interest...
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Series: Progress in Respiratory Research
Volume: 43
Published: 10 April 2018
10.1159/000481476
EISBN: 978-3-318-06095-9
... Abstract The tuberculosis (TB) epidemic in Austria followed a similar pattern to that in major European countries, but evolved a century later than in London. In 1871, the TB death rate in Vienna was 910/100,000. Before World War II (WWII), poor living conditions were ubiquitous throughout...
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Series: Progress in Respiratory Research
Volume: 43
Published: 10 April 2018
10.1159/000481477
EISBN: 978-3-318-06095-9
... Abstract This chapter presents the mortality rates and the evolution of the tuberculosis (TB) epidemic in the Polish territories during the Second World War, mainly those occupied by the Germans. The Germans divided the occupied Polish territories into 2 parts, the Reichsgau Wartheland...
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Series: Progress in Respiratory Research
Volume: 43
Published: 10 April 2018
10.1159/000481478
EISBN: 978-3-318-06095-9
... Abstract The United Kingdom (UK) and Ireland had very different roles in World War II (WWII). The UK was engaged in continuous conflict from September 1939 until August 1945. In contrast, Ireland remained neutral throughout the war. Both countries saw an increase in tuberculosis (TB) deaths...
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Series: Progress in Respiratory Research
Volume: 43
Published: 10 April 2018
10.1159/000481479
EISBN: 978-3-318-06095-9
... Abstract Tuberculosis (TB) was highly endemic in France at the beginning of the 20th century, with a TB death rate of 250/100,000 at the end of World War I (WWI). TB control progressed considerably between WWI and WWII. Due to a great political involvement, implicating all the different layers...
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Series: Progress in Respiratory Research
Volume: 43
Published: 10 April 2018
10.1159/000481480
EISBN: 978-3-318-06095-9
... World War II (WWII) began on 1 September 1939 when Nazi Germany invaded Poland. On 3 September 1939, after a United Kingdom ultimatum directing the Nazis to withdraw their troops was ignored, the United Kingdom declared war against Germany at 11:00 a.m., and then its collaborating partner...
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Series: Progress in Respiratory Research
Volume: 43
Published: 10 April 2018
10.1159/000481593
EISBN: 978-3-318-06095-9
... Abstract Australia's history of tuberculosis (TB) before World War II (WWII) was similar to that of many western nations: the overall mortality rate began its decline late in the 19th century. In addition, mortality rates were generally lower than most other nations. Before the late 1940s...