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The Medical history of waters and spas

The Medical history of waters and spas

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Published by Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Health resorts -- History,
  • Hydrotherapy -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index

    Statementedited by Roy Porter
    SeriesMedical history. Supplement -- no. 10, Medical history -- no. 10
    ContributionsPorter, Roy, 1946-
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 150 p., [12] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages150
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14646786M
    ISBN 100854840958

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MILLER G. "Airs, waters, and places" in history. J Hist Med Allied Sci. Jan; – Harley D. Religious and professional interests in northern spa literature, Soc Soc Hist Med Bull (Lond) Dec; – Schnorrenberg BB.

Medical men of Cited by: 6. The Medical History of Waters and Spas. Roy Porter. Wellcome Institute, 0 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

The Medical History of Waters and Spas Issue 10 of Medical history. Supplement Volume 10 of Medical history / Supplement: Author: Roy. Taking the waters was now no longer a spontaneous activity, but it was increasingly prescribed under medical direction.

7 Several famous Italian doctors recovered lost texts on medical treatment from the ancient world, and the value of balneology as a therapeutic modality was reconsidered. 8 By this time, the first attempts to analyse the Cited by: The medical history of waters and spas, Medical History Article (PDF Available) in Medical history 36(2) January with Reads How we measure 'reads'.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xii, pages: illustrations, portraits. Contents: Waters and spas in the classical world / Ralph Jackson --"In this our lightye and learned tyme": Italian baths in the era of the Renaissance / Richard Palmer --The development of the spa in seventeenth-century France / L.W.B.

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Porter, Roy. The Medical history of waters and spas / edited by Roy Porter Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine London Australian/Harvard Citation. Porter, Roy. A spa is a location where mineral-rich spring water (and sometimes seawater) is used to give medicinal baths.

Spa towns or spa resorts (including hot springs resorts) typically offer various health treatments, which are also known as belief in the curative powers of mineral waters goes back to prehistoric times.

Such practices have been popular worldwide, but are especially. for spas in your area. Never: Allow children or pets on the spa cover. Most spa covers have a maximum weight load of 20 lbs. Covers are strong enough to withstand the weight of less than one foot of snow. They are not designed to support the weight of people or.

The Medical History of Water and Spas [Roy (ed.) Porter] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Physical description; xii, pages: illustrations, portraits ; 25 cm. Notes; Includes bibliographical references and index. Subject; Balneology - Health Resorts - utilization - Hydrotherapy - Baths.

If this is the first time you use this feature, you will be asked to authorise Cambridge Core to connect with your account. Find out more about sending content to Google Drive. Waters and spas in the classical worldCited by: DOI: /S Corpus ID: Waters and spas in the classical world.

@article{JacksonWatersAS, title={Waters and spas in the classical world.}, author={Raina Jackson}, journal={Medical History. In addition to receiving medical treatment, spa-goers could enjoy cultural activities and entertainment. Lastly, during the 20th century, spas began to decline, as a result of the two world wars and the advance of modern medicine.

Nevertheless, it was also during this time that spas began to diversify their business, so as to attract new : Dhwty. Medical History of Waters & Spas, by Roy Porter, ed.

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"The Grand Spas of Central Europe" by David Clay Large is a detailed history of some of the spas in Central Europe over a period of several centuries--the good times and the bad times. I learned a great deal reading this book, and the author's wide ranging comments and historical knowledge makes the reading entertaining and s: 4.

Missouri’s mineral springs and resorts played a vital role in the social and economic development of the state. In Healing Waters, Loring Bullard delves into the long history of these springs and spas, concentrating particularly on the use and development of the mineral springs from to about the s.

During this period, there were at least eighty sites in the state that could be 5/5(1). The history of spas and spa treatments Today it’s fair to say that spas are at the forefront of the holistic health and wellness movement. People everywhere are discovering that the most effective approach to health is maintaining a balanced body and lifestyle – something spas are experts in assisting with.

Full text Full text is available as a scanned copy of the original print version. Get a printable copy (PDF file) of the complete article (M), or click on a page image below to browse page by page.

Links to PubMed are also available for Selected by: The three baths attracted visitors from considerable distances, especially from the 16th century (note the publication in of the first medical treatise by William Turner on the use of the waters).

A religious exile during Queen Mary’s reign, he had travelled in Italy and. 1. Med Hist Suppl. ;(10):vii-xii. The medical history of waters and spas. Introduction. Porter R. PMCID: PMC PMID: [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]. Inthe first scientific book on the Czech Karlovy Vary treatment for disease was published in which a regimen of baths and drinking the waters of the springs was recommended.

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