History: The Black Death: Bubonic Plague

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Register to read the introduction… China was one of the world’s busiest nations and it was a matter of years before Europe and the rest of Asia caught it. “The Black Death: Bubonic Plague” The Middle Ages. 2006 http://www.themiddleages.net/life/blackdeath.html. Culatta, Richard
2. When the European merchants docked in Italy the crew was already dying of the plague within a few days the plague spread throughout the countryside. “The Black Death: Bubonic Plague” The Middle Ages. 2006 http://www.themiddleages.net/life/blackdeath.html. Culatta, Richard
B. In the fourteen century people did not know how to deal with outbreaks.
1. When a person became infected with the Bubonic Plague the doctors tried aromatic woods, special diets, courses of bleeding, new postures for sleeping, and the rich had medicines made from gold and pearls, they fled, or prayed. “The Black Death: Bubonic Plague” The Middle Ages. 2006 http://www.themiddleages.net/life/blackdeath.html. Culatta, Richard
2. Families of the sick rejected them or took them to the nuns and friars who tried to care for the sick but soon they too got sick. “The Black Death: Bubonic Plague” The Middle Ages. 2006 http://www.themiddleages.net/life/blackdeath.html. Culatta, Richard
IV. Topic Sentence: Today scientists have new treatments and tests to deal with outbreaks of the
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There are several new ways to deal with infected people.
1. When a person is diagnosed with being infected the hospital puts them in an isolation chamber and they burn all their clothes and belongings. “The Bubonic Plague” E medicine. 24 December 2004. http://www.emedicine.com/emerg/topic428.htm , Velendzas, Demetres
2. Then they consult an infectious disease specialist who decides what to do with the infected individual. “The Bubonic Plague” E medicine. 24 December 2004. http://www.emedicine.com/emerg/topic428.htm , Velendzas, Demetres
B. The tests that they perform are extensive and grueling on the patient in isolation. “The Bubonic Plague” E medicine. 24 December 2004. http://www.emedicine.com/emerg/topic428.htm , Velendzas, Demetres

1. They perform a chest radiograph, antibody titer, and an F1 antigen diagnostic test. “The Bubonic Plague” E medicine. 24 December 2004. http://www.emedicine.com/emerg/topic428.htm , Velendzas, Demetres
2. The doctors also perform an empiric antibiotic coverage, crystalloid administration, and nemodynamic monitoring. “The Bubonic Plague” E medicine. 24 December 2004. http://www.emedicine.com/emerg/topic428.htm , Velendzas,

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