Tag John Snow
Eponymythology-LITFL-eponymythology 340 256

Just Read the Map

John Snow (1813-1858) was one of the first anaesthetists – he even chloroformed Queen Victoria! – but today he is famous for his investigation of the 1854 Broad Street cholera outbreak in Soho, London. By mapping the cases of cholera…

eponym LITFL 340

John Snow

John Snow (1813-1858) was an English physician. Snow is considered one of the fathers of modern epidemiology (the cholera cartographer); and a leader in the development of anaesthesia, medical hygiene and public health.
Tropical Travel Trouble

Watery Diarrhoea

What is cholera and how is it transmitted? How do we treat it? How would you manage an outbreak? So much to learn about Watery Diarrhoea...