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Title: Medical technologies in the campaign against tuberculosis, Glasgow and Cape Town, 1910-1974
Author: Kilpatrick, Fiona
ISNI:       0000 0001 3599 2191
Awarding Body: Manchester University
Current Institution: University of Manchester
Date of Award: 2008
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This thesis presents an historical account of the introduction and use of two medical technologies, mass miniature radiography (MMR) and chemotherapeutic regimes, respectively, for the detection and treatment of Tuberculosis (TB) after the Second World War. The thesis focuses on two specific locations, the cities of Glasgow, in Scotland, and Cape Town, in South Africa, to present parallel case studies of the innovation, adoption and adaption of new medical technologies.
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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