International Leprosy Association -
History of Leprosy

International Leprosy Association -
History of Leprosy

Database

Archivo Rodrigo Pertegás, Biblioteca y Museo Histórico-Médico

Location

Category Institutional Archive
Organization Universitat de València
Country Spain
Address Facultad de Medicina, Avenida Blasco Ibáñez 17, 46010, Valencia (Spain)
Telephone 0034 963864164
Fax 0034 963864091
URL http://www.uv.es/

Notes

Archivo Rodrigo Pertegás. Biblioteca y Museo Histórico-Médico. Universitat de València

Facultad de Medicina, Avenida Blasco Ibáñez 17, 46010, Valencia (Spain)

Tel: 0034 963864164

Fax: 0034 963864091

Webpage: http://www.uv.es/~fresquet/TEXTOS/

Biblioteca y Museo Histórico Médico. Universitat de València

Report on leprosy in Valencia Province : Signature: R: 43.145 [An issue of this booklet is also kept in the Archivo de la Diputación Provincial de Valencia (ADPV), Signature W0036, num. 26]

Peset y Vidal, Juan Bautista. Lepra de la provincia de Valencia. Resultados obtenidos de su investigación y estudio. Consignados en el informe elevado a la Junta Provincial de Sanidad por su vocal médico... delegado al efecto por el Excmo. Sr. Gobernador Civil de la provincia y publicado por acuerdo de la misma. Valencia, Imprenta de José Doménech, 1877

Published report about leprosy in Valencia Province developed by Dr. Juan Bautista Peset y Vidal under the initiative of the Provincial Health Board in 1877. The report was presented to the Civil Governor and discussed in a scientific session of the Instituto Médico Valenciano.

It consists of 63 pages beginning with an historical approach, followed by an epidemiological and clinical study of about 25 Valencian populations. The statistical records contains the number of cases in each population and the number of deaths. It also discusses the etiology and treatment of leprosy in the transition period during which bacteriological principles were not still generally accepted.

Archivo Rodrigo Pertegás. Biblioteca y Museo Histórico-Médico. Universitat de València

It contains two manuscripts on:

Lepra en el Maestrazgo: manuscript undated ca. 1842, 8 pages. It was published in a medical journal: Boletín del Instituto Médico Valenciano, vol. I (1842), number 17, issues 1-2. The archive keeps two issues.

Lepra en el Maestrazgo:descripción de varios casos. Manuscript containing several clinical reports of leprosy patients checked by a experts medical commission sent by the Instituto Médico Valenciano to the area of el Maestrazgo, particularly the towns of Alcalá, Benicarló and Vinaroz, in the northern part of the province of Castellón. This report was later published as an article in the medical journal: Boletín del Instituto Médico Valenciano, vol. I (1843), number 24, pages 3-7.

Entry made September 15, 2005

Contact

Name The Librarian
Organization Universitat de València
Address Archivo Rodrigo Pertegás, Biblioteca y Museo Histórico-Médico, Facultad de Medicina, Universitat de València, Avenida Blasco Ibáñez 17, 46010, Valencia, Spain
Telephone 0034 963864164
Fax 0034 963864091

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