Italian medical Hydrology and Contemporary Medicine Scientific Features and Usefulness in Therapeutics

Francesco Grossi


The scientific features of our better medical Termalism from the first Con-vention of Italian Medical Association of Hydroclimatology, Bologna 1888 are here briefly illustrated. In the thirthies of this century, the Hy-drological doctrine and studies about it are subjected to sistematically ri-gorous researches performed by Mariano Messini, his medical school and others. The matter is seen as Therapeutics branch. The Italian Medical Hydrology is well known in the world for his studies about physiopatho-logy and therapeutic usefulness in some gastroenterological, rheumato-logical and respiratory diseases. 

Key words: Medical Hydrology - Spas - Hydrotherapy 

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