The Etruscans were a group of agricultural people who evolved into an urban population of craftsmen, traders, and navigators who lived in a network of cities and dominated the area of the Mediterranean around Italy in the 8th and 9th centuries BC. What has come to be known, and is of importance in our study of the history of dentistry are a signifi...
Monica Garrido, an important personality of the Argentine culture, was chosen as a member of the Executive Council of the ICOM. That is the reason her important work in the cultural life of her Mother Country is described here.
We publish this article left to us by the remembered Director of the Museum of Pharmacy, Dr. Rosa D. de Carnevale Bonino. She describes Blanca Rossi's professional activity and her performance in the community of the province where she worked in her profession.
The rich record of medicine in Cordoba, in its historical aspect, has given personalities of great significance, as Felix Garzon Maceda and Enrique Pedro Aznarez. The author of this article traces a right profile of these famous personalities who contributed with their knowledge and experience to the specialty.
Two digitally reprocessed pictures are analyzed in order to distinguish the devices used by this professional in his daily practice as well as his experiments.
He was in charge of the course of Legal Dentistry at the School of Dentistry from 1929 through 1932. He prepared the study program for this subject, basing it on the experience he had gained as professor in Legal Medicine at the Faculty of Medical Sciences in Buenos Aires. He published the book "Medicina Legal para la ensenanza de la Odontologia Le...
[Contribution to a comparative study of the medical papyrus of the Ancient Egypt and the Old Testament].
This is a study made of the date obtained from the medical papyrus of Ancient Egypt and the date found in the Old Testament. Basing the comparison on similar times, in both cultures there are considered important concepts and criteria which deserve to be analyzed.
Countess, Benedictine nun, later on abbess, physician, mystic and saint of the Catholic Church. Being 900 years since she was born seems a good reason to pay homage to this versatile mind who was a writer on a wide variety of subjects. They were analyzed, particularly the dental subjects found in Hildegard's texts, in the orginal version in Latin.
Forceps for extraction, scrapers, elements for removing decayed tissue, preparation and obturation of cavities, have all resisted time passing by. And many of these elements, exhibited in museums for their antiquity, are still being used, though perfected and made of lighter materials.
Answering to some requests, we reproduced this article which was published some years ago in the Revista del Circulo Argentino de Odontologia. We think this text has been, is and will always relate to present time referred to its ethical aims for the practice of professions related to health caring. This text is a translation from the original in G...