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Medicina Historica. Studies in History, Paleopathology, Bioethics and Anthropology of Health started in 1910 as Rivista di Storia delle Scienze Mediche e Naturali, and it changed its title in Rivista di Storia della Medicina in 1957. The Journal continues focusing on the history of medicine, in all its aspects. The Medicina Historica publishes original and significant articles on Hist
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Current Issue

Vol. 5 No. 2 (2021)

Published: 09-09-2021

Editorial

Editorial

Marta Licata
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Original articles: History of Medicine

Searching for the Normal Vision. Measuring Visual Acuity in the 19th Century

Corinne Doria
Abstract 71 | PDF Downloads 41

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Nineteenth Century Moral Treatment of Mental Illness Wore Many Hats

David Evers
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Original articles: Paleopathology

Original articles: Bioethics

The Italian legislator’s silence on physician-assisted suicide: legal and bioethical implications

Rosagemma Ciliberti, Nicola Bragazzi, Anna Siri, Paolo Petralia, Alessandro Bonsignore
Abstract 26 | PDF Downloads 20

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Case report: History of Medicine

Case report: Paleopathology

Letter to Editor: History of Medicine

Traces of goitre in some archaeological finds

Gaspare Baggieri, Luigi Galieti, Giorgio Di Matteo
Abstract 48 | PDF Downloads 33

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Book Reviews

Book reviews

Massimo Aliverti
Abstract 22 | PDF Downloads 30

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