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Arthur Stanley Wohlmann, the first government balneologist in New Zealand

Ralph H. Johnson
1990 Medical history  
I Balneology: from the Latin balneum (bath), with the Greek-derived suffix indicating a department of knowledge. Balneology was used as the title for spa therapy with mineral waters, and was distinguished from hydrotherapy, but by 1911 the latter term was accepted for all forms of treatment with water.
doi:10.1017/s0025727300071039 fatcat:yzz25ipqabennbpcba3kbitzhy