Ultra Violet Rays in Modern Dermatology 1918 Dr. Ralph Bernstein ~homeopathy ~skin diseases ~UVL therapeutic ~Kromayer Lamp ~Alpine Sun Lamp


Title: Ultra Violet Rays in Modern Dermatology, including the evolution of artificial light rays and therapeutic technique
Author: Ralph Bernstein, M.D.

Description: Blue cloth stamped in gilt. Very small nick on spine; light soiling on rear cover; corners pushed, else fine. Interior is bright, clean and unmarked. Thirteen illustrations on plates, displaying the Kromayer Lamp and the Alpine Sun Burner. xiii, 162 pages.  

The first American book to address the efficacy of ultra violet rays in the practice of dermatology. Written by Dr. Ralph Bernstein (1877-1948) a homeopathic physician and veteran professor of dermatology at Hahnemann Medical College in Philadelphia. He provides a brief and clear presentation of the clinical application of UVL in the treatment of many cutaneous diseases, based on case experience from private practice, the Skin Section of the Hahnemann Medical College and Hospital of Philadelphia, and various other institutions with which Dr. Bernstein was connected.  

[I] The Evolution of Artificial Light Rays.
[II] Physical Effects, Histological Changes and Bactericidal Properties of Ultra Violet Light.
[III] Action of Ultra Violet Rays in Dermatologic Procedure, Penetrating Ability of Ultra Violet Rays; Influence of Pigment in the Action of Ultra Violet Rays.
[IV] Source of Ultra Violet Rays.
[V] General Remarks.
[VI] Application of Ultra Violet Rays (using the Kromayer Lamp and the Alpine Sun Lamp).
[VII] Effect of Treatment of Entire Body Upon General Economy.
[VIII] Comments on Time, Pressure, Reaction, Pain, Scarring, Hemorrhage, Emboli and Hyperpigmentation.
[IX] After Treatment Following Ultra Violet Radiations.
[X] Therapeutic Technique of Ultra Violet Rays (treatment of nearly fifty specific skin diseases and ailments, from acne to X-ray ulcers, including rosacea, shingles, and even (briefly) tattoos).

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Very Good+
Jacket Condition: None

Publisher: Achey & Gorrecht
Place: Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Year: 1918

Keywords: homoeopathy, homeopathy, ultra violet light, dermatology, Kromayer Lamp, Alpine Sun Burner, Alpine Sun Lamp, skin diseases, treatment,

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