Entre la ciencia y el crimen: Mateu Orfila y la toxicología en el siglo XIX

Mateu Josep Bonaventura Orfila i Rotger (1787-1853) was a well-known figure in European medical circles in the nineteenth century. His active participation in famous poisoning trials meant that his name echoed far beyond the boundaries of the academic community, and even appeared in novels, plays, films, and popular biographies. Orfila combined his forensic research and laboratory work…

2006

Aprendizaje y docencia. Traducción al español de una serie publicada en British Medical Journal

Chapters Índice [wpdm id=364 type=”btn”] Prefacio P. Cantillon / L. Hutchinson / D. Wood [wpdm id=365 type=”btn”] Colaboradores [wpdm id=363 type=”btn”] 1. Puesta en práctica de la teoría educativa DM. Kaufman [wpdm type=”btn3″] 2. Diseño curricular D. Prideaux [wpdm type=”btn3″] 3. Aprendizaje basado en problemas D. Wood [wpdm type=”btn3″] 4. Evaluación J. Morrison [wpdm type=”btn3″]…

2006

Bertomeu JR, Nieto A. Chemistry, Medicine, and Crime. Mateu J.B. Orfila (1787-1853) and his times. Science History Publications, Watson Publishing International 2006

Mateu Josep Bonaventura Orfila i Rotger (1787-1853) was a well-known figure in European medical circles in the nineteenth century. His active participation in famous poisoning trials meant that his name echoed far beyond the boundaries of the academic community, and even appeared in novels, plays, films, and popular biographies. Orfila combined his forensic research and…

2006

Debates sobre periodismo científico. En torno a la cobertura informativa del SARS

In 2003, information on Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) was widely diffused in the media. The alarm spread on a possible global pandemic worldwide, particularly since the World Health Organization (WHO) made the unprecedented decision to warn against traveling to Western cities like Toronto. At that moment, SARS changed from being an isolated fact in…

2006

From clinical research to clinical pharmacology

Modern clinical researchers, and in particular those involved in clinical trials, are completely knowledgeable with the concepts of comparators, double blind, randomization, placebos, statistical analysis and many others that have become almost common words in everyday language. However, probably not all of them have had the opportunity to assist, through the relevant references, to the…

2006

Papers that shaped Pharmacoepidemiology

Pharmacoepidemiology, the application of epidemiological methods and data to evaluate the use and effects of therapeutics, finds itself at a crucial moment. For a long time, pharmacoepidemiology studies have served an important role in evaluating the safety of therapeutic agents as used in the population. Now, therapeutic risk management initiatives across the world have started…

2006