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History of Medicine in Korea

Park J

  • Korean J Med Hist.
  • 2012 Aug;21(2):345-352.
No abstract available.
A Social History of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning in Korea in 1960s: from an Accident due to Carelessness to a Social Disease

Kim OJ, Park SH

  • Korean J Med Hist.
  • 2012 Aug;21(2):279-344.
This paper deals with social history of carbon monoxide poisoning in Korea in 1960s. From the mid 1950s, Korean society began to use coal briquettes (Yeontan) for fuel for cooking...
Zhuzhiqunzheng, the Jesuit translation of Western medicine and its influence on Korean and Chinese intellectuals

Yeo IS

  • Korean J Med Hist.
  • 2012 Aug;21(2):251-278.
The Jesuits were great transmitters of Western science to East Asia in the 17th and 18th century. In 1636, a German Jesuit missionary Johann Adam Schall von Bell (1591-1666) published...
Introduction of Western Medicine and Change of Term of 'Tuberculosis' in Korea

Choi EK

  • Korean J Med Hist.
  • 2012 Aug;21(2):227-250.
In this article, I figured out 'tuberculosis' as prominent example of relationship between introduction of western medicine and change of disease term. Tuberculosis is one of the examples of incomplete...
Influence of Compendium of Materia Medica on the Materia Medica in the late period of the Chosun Dynasty


  • Korean J Med Hist.
  • 2012 Aug;21(2):193-226.
In this paper, I investigated the influence of Compendium of Materia Medica (CM) on Records for Rural Life of Chosun Gentlemen (RRC), and refuted Miki Sakae's opinion, CM did not...

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