Submitted Abstracts

PHARMACY AND PHARMACOLOGY

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

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

“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

CHANGES IN THE LATVIAN PHARMACEUTICAL SECTOR DUE TO THE OCCUPATION BY THE NAZI GERMANY  (1941-1945).
Lauze S1, Mauriņa B1, Šidlovska V1
Faculty of Pharmacy, Riga Stradiņš University, Riga, Latvia

MEDICAL INSTITUTIONS – EDUCATION 

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

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

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

MEDICINE AS AN ART OR A SCIENCE? IMPLICATIONS OF THE SCIENTIFICATION OF MEDICINE IN EDUCATION FROM THE TURN OF THE NINETEENTH CENTURY
Dhondt, P1
1) Department of Geographical and Historical Studies, University of Eastern Finland, Joensuu, Finland

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

MIDWIVES EDUCATED IN COPENHAGEN 1739 – 1920
Juhl, M.
Retired orthopedic surgeon, lic.med., Viborg, Denmark

CALL THE MIDWIFE – A TRUE STORY OF BURTRÄSK RURAL DISTRICT IN THE 1900s
Blomquist H K: son1
1) Västerbotten Society for Medical History and Department of Clinical Sciences, Pediatrics, Umeå
University, SE-901 85 Umeå, Sweden

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

PSYCHIATRY

AT HOME WITH PEOPLE WITH SEVERE AND LONG TERM MENTAL ILLNESS
Lange, E 1
1 National Medical Museum/Norwegian Museum of Science and Technology, Oslo, Norway

PSYCHIATRIC CARE IN THE EYES OF FOREIGN VISITORS
Svedberg G
Associated at Department of Clinical Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden

THE VALUE OF POISON – THE UNDERSTANDING OF OPIUM AMONG SWEDISH PHARMACISTS 1870-1925
Daniel Berg, Phd. Department of Economic History, Stockholm University

MEDICAL ARTIFACTS

PICTURE CONTROL: CYTOMETRICS, SCIENTIFIC FRIENDSHIP, AND THE ZEISS “UNIVERSALMICROSPEKTROPRAPH I”, 1948-1966
Ljungström O1
1) Enheten för medicinens historia och kulturarv / Unit for the history and heritage of medicine,
Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden

NÜRNBERGER MEDICINAL WEIGHTS DISCLOSED IN THE WRECK OF THE 17TH CENTURY SWEDISH MAN-OF-WAR HMS KRONAN
Lindeke B G A
Swedish Academy of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Box 1136, SE-111 81 Stockholm

WORKING SAFELY WITH MEDICAL MUSEUM COLLECTIONS
Sinisalo H
Helsinki University Museum, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland

REASSEMBLING OSLO’S LOST COLLECTION OF SURGICAL INSTRUMENTS
Loring P 1
1 Norsk Teknisk Museum, Oslo, Norway

GENETICS

NORDIC DECAY: TRACING SCANDINAVIAN DEGENERATION THEORIES, 1880-1922.
Klette, R
Birkbeck, University of London, London, United Kingdom

BLOOD, BONE, AND DNA AT THE NORWEGIAN MUSEUM OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Lefkaditou A 1
1 National Medical Museum/Norwegian Museum of Science and Technology, Oslo, Norway

CARING FOR THE PEOPLE: THE ESTABLISHMENT OF DISPENSARIES IN SWEDEN
Nelson, MC
1 HTM, ISAK, Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden

18TH CENTURY POPULATION RECORDS AS SOURCE MATERIAL FOR MEDICAL HISTORY: PROBLEMS, POSSIBILITIES AND SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS
Maaniitty E
1) Department of Philosophy, History, Culture and Art Studies, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland

EPIDEMIOLOGY

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

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

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

TRACKING SOCIALSTYRELSEN – A VISUAL TRIP OF THE LOCATIONS OF THE SWEDISH BOARD OF HEALTH AND WELFARE
Asplund K, Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Umeå University, Sweden

MEDICAL PIONEERS

DR ANTON NYSTRÖM AS FOUNDER OF A POSITIVISTIC COMMUNION
Sjöstrand, Nils O
Dept of Physiology and Pharmacology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm

TAGE MALMSTRÖM – INVENTOR OF THE VACUUM EXTRACTOR
Nyberg G1
1Medical History Society Göteborg, Sweden

ISRAEL HOLMGREN – PHYSICIAN, POLITICIAN, PATIENT
Wistrand, J
Department of the History of Medicine, Lund University, Lund, Sweden

PEDIATRICS

THE ERRATIC MEDICAL KNOWLEDGE ACCUMULATION; DIFFERENTIAL INFANT DIAGNOSIS, THE SHAKEN BABY SYNDROME AND EVIDENCE BASED MEDICINE
Högberg U
Department of Women´s and Children´s Health, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden

INFANT FEEDING METHODS AND CHANGES IN REGIONAL PATTERNS IN MORBIDITY AND MORTALITY IN ICELAND 1850 TO 1920
Ólöf Garðarsdóttir, Professor University of Iceland

EARLY DEVELOPMENT OF PEDIATRIC ONCOLOGY IN SWEDEN
Anders Kreuger Uppsala, Göran Gustafsson Stockholm, Gunilla Berglund Göteborg, Lars Åhström
Stockholm, Stanislaw Garwicz Lund

THE CHILDREN WHO SAVED THE ULTRA SOUND ECHO DIAGNOSTICS FROM A
PREMATURE DEATH. 

Iréne Sjögren, Uppsala

ANCIENT ROME, OLD DISEASES

CENTRALIZED MEDICAL SERVICES IN ANCIENT ROME
Berle, E J
BA MD PhD DTMH
Practicing Specialist, Oslo Medical Centre, Oslo, Norway.

SEX AND PROCREATION IN PRECHRISTIAN MEDITERRANEAN CULTURES
Berle, E J
BA MD PhD DTMH
Practicing Specialist, Oslo Medical Centre, Oslo, Norway.

OLD DISEASES, CURRENT MEDICAL PROBLEMS: THE CASE OF COCOLIZTLI IN NEW
SPAIN IN 1545-1548
Guevara S1
1) Centre for the History of Science, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain.

RABID FINLAND:
HYDROPHOBIA IN FINLAND DURING THE 19th and EARLY 20th CENTURIES
Deckwirth V

POSTERS

DANISH SOCIETY FOR THE HISTORY OF MEDICINE: 100 YEARS OF SERVICE (1917-2017)
Kirk U1,2, Hansen SE1,
1) Danish Society for the History of Medicine, Copenhagen, Denmark
2) The Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

UNKNOWN MEDICAL RECORDS FOR OFFICERS IN THE FINNISH WAR IN 1808-1809 DETECTED IN THE ARCHIVES OF THE HAGSTRÖMER LIBRARY, STOCKHOLM
Author: Hulter Åsberg K
Department of neuroscience, Uppsala University, Sweden

CAN RE-INTERPRETATION OF ARTEFACTS FROM ARCHEOLOGICAL EXCAVATIONS IDENTIFY THE PHYSICIANS OF BYGONE DAYS?
Frölich, A 

SÄTRA BRUNN – A MINERAL SPRING AND A REHABILITATION CENTRE
Höglund N J
M D h c, Uppsala University and Sätra brunn, Sweden