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November 18, 1893

The Cholera Epidemic of 1892 in the Russian Empire; With Notes upon Treatment and Methods of Disinfection in Cholera, and a Short Account of the Conference on Cholera held in St. Petersburg in December, 1892.

JAMA. 1893;XXI(21):781-782. doi:10.1001/jama.1893.02420730031011

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Abstract

This book contains an account of the epidemic in Central Asia and Siberia, the epidemic in the Caucasus and European Russia, its distribution, method of spread, influences which determined the intensity of the epidemic, the famine and the cholera epidemic, the measures of the Russian Government (which includes an outline of the scheme of defense), measures on the Persian frontier, in Trans-Caspia on the Caspian Sea, and in the Caucasus, railways and water ways (particularly the Volga), the various notification forms and orders relating to disinfection, notes on the treatment of cholera in St. Petersburg and the prophylaxis there. The last chapter is given to the Russian Conference on cholera which was held in St. Petersburg, December, 1892. The governor of each province, or government throughout the country, was requested to select one or two physicians who had had personal experience of the epidemie in the previous summer. The total

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