A research advance on the history of the medical profession and social events in Barranquilla, Colombia is presented. The authors study in this advance the doctors and diseases in Barranquilla throughout the 100 years between 1865 and 1965 and the professional practice of medicine between 1885 and 1913 and at the beginning of the 20th century. Solano has a doctorate in educational sciences and American history, Quevedo is a physician with a specialization in pediatrics and a doctorate in social studies.
|Translated title of the contribution
|Physicians, diseases and social life in Barranquilla 1865-1965: One hundred years of professional practice in a cosmopolitan city
|Universidad Simón Bolívar (Colombia)
|Number of pages
|Published - Dec 30 2008
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- General Medicine