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An Annotated Bibliography of the History of Medicine and Health in Australia

Micaela Sullivan
JAMA. 1985;253(24):3609-3610. doi:10.1001/jama.1985.03350480119041.
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Although annotated bibliographies are nothing new, exceptional ones exist; Gandevia's bibliography is such an example. The goal was to publish a work that would supersede, as well as incorporate, the earlier An Annotated Bibliography of the History of Medicine in Australia (1957). All but a few of the entries from the 1957 edition have been retained, although the annotations have been reviewed and revised, if appropriate. The inclusion of social history of medicine sources and a greater emphasis on the history of preventive medicine and environmental aspects of diseases make this new version more comprehensive than its predecessor.

Journal references beginning about 1897 and ending in mid-1983 constitute the majority of the citations. It seems that few texts have been written on the history of medicine in Australia. The work is divided into 19 chapters or thematic subject areas, including such titles as "Medical Aspects of the Discovery and Exploration


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