November 15, 2012
'Topics in Pathology'
Event Details: 12:00 p.m., November 19, Learning Resources Center
D. Jacob Fjeldsted, M.D., resident in pathology, will present at "Topics in Pathology" noon Monday, Nov. 19, in Pitlyk Auditorium C of the Learning Resources Center. His topic is "Saltines and Sailors: An Interesting Case of Vitamin Deficiency."
|D. Jacob Fjeldsted, M.D.|
|James Lind, a surgeon in the Royal Navy, conducted clinical tests that provided that citrus fruits and their juices would cure and prevent scurvy, the disease which killed a million seamen between 1600 and 1800. In this painting he is shown aboard H.M.S. Salisbury in 1747. (From A History of Medicine in Pictures, Parke, Davis and Co., copyright 1960. Artist Robert Thom.)|