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Title: The James Lind Library
Alternate Title: The James Lind Library: Documenting the Evolution of Fair Tests of Medical Treatments
Url: http://www.jameslindlibrary.org/
Publisher: Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh
Description: The Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh presents the James Lind Library, an online collection launched this year to mark the 250th anniversary of the publication of Lind's Treatise of the Scurvy -- "one of the earliest accounts of a fair comparison of different medical treatments." The James Lind Library serves "to introduce people to the characteristics of fair tests and to illustrate how these tests have evolved." The Web site offers online documents from dozens of books and journal articles, and new records are added regularly. The site also offers a valuable overview of the concepts of systematic review, experimental bias, and the effects of chance.
LC Classification: Medicine -- Internal medicine -- Specialties of internal medicine -- Nutritional diseases -- Special diseases, states, and factors in disease, A-Z -- Scurvy. Vitamin C deficiency
Medicine -- Medicine (General) -- History
Medicine -- Pharmacy and materia medica -- Materia medica -- Assay methods. Standardization. Analysis -- Assay of special substances, A-Z -- Vitamins
GEM Subject: Science
Health -- Disease
Health -- Nutrition
Science -- History
Science -- Pharmacology
Key Concept: Health -- Diseases
Health -- Nutrition
Resource Type: Reading Materials
Science Materials
Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
University Second Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: Chinese
Rights: Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License
Access Rights: Free access
Source: Scout Archives
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