[Medicine of yore in the Moesano]

Stanga, Z (1990). [Medicine of yore in the Moesano]. Praxis - schweizerische Rundschau für Medizin, 79(8), pp. 207-14. Bern: Huber

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Through a series of walks with former colleagues and investigations in archives the author succeeded in reconstructing the medical past of the Moesano, a remote region of the italian speaking Grisons comprising the valleys of Calanca and Mesolcina. His analysis illustrates and reviews the demographic movements in a district of which certain parts are on the way of depopulation, the medical practitioners who followed one another during the last century, their daily activities under circumstances totally different from ours, the means at their disposal in particular the therapeutical possibilities an overview of the popular medicines of that time and a short historical report about the health resort of San Bernardino.

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04 Faculty of Medicine > Department of Gynaecology, Paediatrics and Endocrinology (DFKE) > Clinic of Endocrinology, Diabetology and Clinical Nutrition

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Stanga, Zeno Giovanni








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04 Oct 2013 15:24

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06 Dec 2013 14:06

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https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/37920 (FactScience: 215104)

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