Two parallel sessions

Thursday June 1, sessions in GILLESALEN

Chaired by Kerstin Hulter Åsberg, 10:30-11:50

10:30-10:50

ON THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE GREAT ACHIEVEMENTS IN MEDICINE IN THE NINETEENTH CENTURY IN A SMALL SWEDISH HOSPITAL – A REPORT FROM NYKÖPING COUNTY HOSPITAL 1835-1903
Sahl R1, Höjer H1
1) Emeritus consultants Nyköping Hospital, Nyköping, Sweden

10:50-11:10
THE WIKIKS PROJECT. COLLECTING INFORMATION ABOUT THE ”OLD” KAROLINSKA HOSPITAL BEFORE IT IS CLOSED AND PUBLISHING IT ON A WEBSITE.
Björn Wiklund MD, PhD, Medical History Museum in Stockholm and The WikiKS project

11:10-11:30
MEDICAL EDUCATION AT STETTIN’S ROYAL GYMNASIUM IN THE TIMES OF SWEDISH POMERANIA, 1647 – 1713
Nieznanowska, J1
1) Department of History of Medicine and Medical Ethics, Pomeranian Medical University, Szczecin, Poland

11:30-11:50
THE EARLY PHYSICIAN SYSTEM IN FINLAND 1750 – 1850: GOALS AND CHALLENGES
Kontturi, S-M
Department of History and Ethnology, University of Jyväskylä, Jyväskylä, Finland

LUNCH at Clarion Hotel Gillet

Chaired by Lars Oreland, 14:00-15:00

14:00-14:20
HOW WAS MEDICINE INDEBTED TO VON LINNÉ?
Nyberg G1, Strand J1.
1Medical History Society Göteborg, Sweden

14:20-14:40
PRELINNAEAN CLASSIFICATION OF EGYPTIAN FLORA: BOTANY AS PHARMACOPEIA IN THE CASE OF ARTEMISIA ABSINTHIUM
Rosso, AM 1
1) Department of Ancient History, University of Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina

14:40-15:00
“SCIENTIFIC NEWS” IN THE LETTERS FROM PETER HERNQUIST TO CARL LINNAEUS AND ABRAHAM BÄCK
Appelgren L-E1
1) Department of Biomedical Sciences and Veterinary Public Health, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden

Thursday June 1, sessions in SWEDENBORGSALEN

Chaired by Lars-Erik Appelgren, 10:30-11:50

10:30-10:50

CENTRALIZED MEDICAL SERVICES IN ANCIENT ROME
Berle, E J
Oslo Medical Centre, Oslo, Norway

10:50-11:10
SEX AND PROCREATION IN PRE-CHRISTIAN MEDITERRANEAN CULTURES
Berle, E J
Oslo Medical Centre, Oslo, Norway

11:10-11:30
Cancellation: WORKING SAFELY WITH MEDICAL MUSEUM COLLECTIONS
Sinisalo H
Helsinki University Museum, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
Replacing: THE MEDICAL HISTORY MUSEUM IN UPPSALA
Josefsson, Urban
Director of the museum

11:30-11:50
REASSEMBLING OSLO’S LOST COLLECTION OF SURGICAL INSTRUMENTS
Loring P 1
1 Norsk Teknisk Museum, Oslo, Norway

LUNCH at Clarion Hotel Gillet

Chaired by Eva Ahlsten, 14:00-15:00

14:00-14:20
FROM SOCIAL CONTROL TO COMBATING INFECTIOUS DISEASES:
THE ORIGINS OF THE SCHOOL MEDICAL SERVICE IN COPENHAGEN
Kirk U1,2
1) Danish Society for the History of Medicine, Copenhagen, Denmark
2) The Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

14:20-14:40
CONTROL OF SURGICAL SITE INFECTIONS IN NORTHERN EUROPE DURING 150 YEARS
Ransjö U 1
1 Dept. of Clinical Microbiology, Uppsala University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden

14:40-15:00
HOW LONG IS THE PERIOD NEEDED TO CONCLUDE THAT A PUBLIC HEALTH ACTION HAS LONG-LASTING EFFECT ON THE HEALTH OF PEOPLE?
Vuorinen HS
Clinicum, Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Finland