Breaking News

Error rendering macro 'rss' : java.io.IOException: Failed to recover from an exception: http://environmentalhealthnews.org/archives_rss.jsp?sm=&tn=1title%2Clede%2Cdescription%2Ctext%2Csubject%2Cpublishername%2Ccoverage%2Creporter&tv=toxicology&ss=1

Richard Mead

Topic editor

Overview


Richard Mead (or Meade) (August 11, 1673 - February 16, 1754) was born. Mead was an English physician who wrote A Mechanical Account of Poisons in Several Essays, the first English-language book dedicated to poisonous animals and plants. He also wrote extensively about scabies and was recognized as the head of the medical field in England by 1714. His work, A Short Discourse concerning Pestilential Contagion, and the Method to be used to prevent it (1720), was of historic importance in the understanding of transmissible diseases. (also spelled Mead)

 

Richard Mead - Poster


References


Richard Mead - Wikipedia

  • No labels