[Orthopathy in 19th century Peru: Sebastián Lorente and the Catechism of hygiene].

  • Oswaldo Salaverry
  • Published 2017 in
    Revista peruana de medicina experimental y salud…


Orthopathy appeared in Peru in the 19th century in various guises and different spheres that transcended the activities of doctors. Sebastián Lorente, a doctor and educator, promoted hygiene education for schoolchildren through the publication of a Catechism of Hygiene, which went through multiple editions in the second half of the century. The structure… (More)
DOI: 10.17843/rpmesp.2017.341.2776


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