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Institut für Biomedizinische Ethik und Medizingeschichte (IBME)

Presentations by Lisa Haushofer, Yvan Prkachin and Manuel Merkofer at EAHMH23

The biannual Conference of the European Association for the History of Medicine and Health took place in Oslo. Lisa Haushofer contributed with her talk “Much confusion:” Symptomatic treatment, adherence, and the measurement of fear, and hosted an applied medical history roundtable. Yvan Prkachin presented on “Drowning in their own secretions”: Copenhagen’s 1952 polio epidemic and the technological origins of modern intensive care. "Risks and medical innovation: The case of microneurosurgery in the late 1960s and 1970s" was the title of Manuel Merkofer's talk.