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Med J Aust. 1975 Aug 23;2(8):295-8
Publication Type
Article
Date
Aug-23-1975
Author
D J Lugg
Source
Med J Aust. 1975 Aug 23;2(8):295-8
Date
Aug-23-1975
Language
English
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Anesthesia, Inhalation - history
Antarctic Regions
Appendicitis - history
Carbon Monoxide Poisoning - history
Cold Climate
Equipment and Supplies
Expeditions - history
Frostbite - history - surgery
History, 18th Century
History, 19th Century
History, 20th Century
Humans
Male
Mental Disorders - history
Physicians - supply & distribution
Scurvy - history - prevention & control
Toes - surgery
Transportation of Patients
Abstract
An historical review is made of Antarctic medical practice, which is unique because of the absence of an indigenous population. This review begins with the primitive shipboard practice of doctors accompanying Captain James Cook around 1775 and concludes with the modern era of permanent stations and vast scientific endeavour. The heroic era of Scott, Shackleton, Amundsen and Mawson and the highly mechanized transition period are contrasted with the present day. Medical practice on modern expeditions has reached a high standard, but there is still much to be learned concerning human adaptation. Comment is made on the possible utilization of Antarctica's natural resources bringing increases in polar populations and facilitating the expansion of medical research in the future era of polar medicine.
PubMed ID
1101002 View in PubMed
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The Ascorbic acid content of the blood of the Eskimo. [Abstract]

https://arctichealth.org/en/permalink/ahliterature1471
Source
Journal of Biological Chemistry. 133:lxi.
Publication Type
Article
Date
1940
Author
Levine, V.E.
Author Affiliation
Creighton University
Source
Journal of Biological Chemistry. 133:lxi.
Date
1940
Language
English
Geographic Location
U.S.
Publication Type
Article
Physical Holding
Alaska Medical Library
Keywords
Barrow
Vitamin C
Capillary fragility
Scurvy
Epistaxis
Tuberculin sensitivity
Rhinitis
Notes
From: Fortuine, Robert et al. 1993. The Health of the Inuit of North America: A Bibliography from the Earliest Times through 1990. University of Alaska Anchorage. Citation number 503.
Cited in: Fortuine, Robert. 1968. The Health of the Eskimos: a bibliography 1857-1967. Dartmouth College Libraries. Citation number 243.
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Bodily adjustments of Eskimos to life-conditions.

https://arctichealth.org/en/permalink/ahliterature2625
Source
Chapter 3 in E.M. Weyer, Jr. The Eskimos. Their environment and folkways. Archon Books, Hamden, CT.
Publication Type
Book/Book Chapter
Date
1962
Author
Weyer, Jr., E.M.
Source
Chapter 3 in E.M. Weyer, Jr. The Eskimos. Their environment and folkways. Archon Books, Hamden, CT.
Date
1962
Language
English
Geographic Location
Multi-National
Publication Type
Book/Book Chapter
Physical Holding
Alaska Medical Library
Keywords
Cold injury
Menarche
Health status
Diet, traditional
Alcohol abuse
Scurvy
Dental occlusal wear
Notes
From: Fortuine, Robert et al. 1993. The Health of the Inuit of North America: A Bibliography from the Earliest Times through 1990. University of Alaska Anchorage. Citation number 1053.
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Cancer: disease of civilization? An anthropological and historical study.

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Source
Hill and Wang, New York. 180 pp.
Publication Type
Book/Book Chapter
Date
1960
Author
Stefansson, V.
Source
Hill and Wang, New York. 180 pp.
Date
1960
Language
English
Geographic Location
Multi-National
Publication Type
Book/Book Chapter
Physical Holding
Alaska Medical Library
Keywords
Anaktuvuk Pass
Barrow
Bethel
Wales
Hopedale
King Island
Kotzebue
Nain
Nome
Tuktoyaktuk
Unalaska
Diet, traditional
Carcinoma of the breast
Clothing
Health status
Housing
Longevity
Acculturation
Measles
Scurvy
Notes
From: Fortuine, Robert et al. 1993. The Health of the Inuit of North America: A Bibliography from the Earliest Times through 1990. University of Alaska Anchorage. Citation number 2147.
Cited in: Fortuine, Robert. 1968. The Health of the Eskimos: a bibliography 1857-1967. Dartmouth College Libraries. Citation number 968.
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The clinical definition of scurvy and the discovery of vitamin C.

https://arctichealth.org/en/permalink/ahliterature42833
Source
J Hist Med Allied Sci. 1975 Jan;30(1):40-60
Publication Type
Article
Date
Jan-1975

Contributions to the natural history of arctic America, made in connection with the Howgate Polar Expedition, 1877-78.

https://arctichealth.org/en/permalink/ahliterature1364
Source
Smithsonian Institution. Publication 342. Miscellaneous Collections Vol. 23, Art. 5. U.S. National Museum Bulletin 15. 179 pp.
Publication Type
Article
Date
1879
Author
Kumlien, L.
Source
Smithsonian Institution. Publication 342. Miscellaneous Collections Vol. 23, Art. 5. U.S. National Museum Bulletin 15. 179 pp.
Date
1879
Language
English
Geographic Location
Canada
Publication Type
Article
Physical Holding
Alaska Medical Library
Keywords
Stature
Keloid
Infanticide
Twin births
Sex ratio
Respiratory diseases
Puberty
Fertility
Diet, traditional
Shaman
Shamanic healing
Tattoos
Dental occlusal wear
Empirical healing
Scurvy
STD
Childbirth
Suicide
Notes
From: Fortuine, Robert et al. 1993. The Health of the Inuit of North America: A Bibliography from the Earliest Times through 1990. University of Alaska Anchorage. Citation number 496.
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The death of Chief Petty Officer Evans.

https://arctichealth.org/en/permalink/ahliterature62563
Source
Practitioner. 1974 Apr;212(1270 Spec No):570-80
Publication Type
Article
Date
Apr-1974

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