Child’s health in the mirror of numismatics. Report 2. The history of pediatric surgery

Authors

  • O.V. Syniachenko Donetsk National Medical University, Lyman, Ukraine
  • M.V. Iermolaeva Donetsk National Medical University, Lyman, Ukraine
  • S.M. Verzilov Donetsk National Medical University, Lyman, Ukraine
  • K.V. Liventsova Donetsk National Medical University, Lyman, Ukraine
  • V.V. Gerasymenko Donetsk National Medical University, Lyman, Ukraine
  • T.R. Polesova Donetsk National Medical University, Lyman, Ukraine

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.22141/2224-0551.15.8.2020.220353

Keywords:

medicine, pediatric surgery, history, numismatics

Abstract

Report 1 presented the definition of numismatics as a historical science, aspects of the study of its components (coins, medals, plaques), the images of common international symbols of pediatrics (Har-pa-Khered, or Harpocrates, a pelican feeding its chicks, and Florentine Infant), it was emphasized the role of prominent scientists and doctors who made an invaluable contribution to the development of pediatrics and they were provided on numismatic materials, their biographies were briefly highlighted. The insufficient modern usage of numismatics facilities in perpetuating the memory of famous pediatricians was emphasized. Report 2 considers the questions of the history of pediatric surgery based on numismatic materials, lists the specialized medical institutions in Argentina, Hungary, Germany, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Portugal, Russia, the USA, Uruguay, France, where surgical interventions for sick children are carried out, and scientific forums for children surgeons (congresses, congresses, conferences, symposia) are clarified.

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Published

2020-11-01

Issue

Section

History of Pediatrics