Asploro Journal of Biomedical and Clinical Case Reports
Article Type: Review Article
Asp Biomed Clin Case Rep. 2023 Oct 16;6(3):241-47
Joseph Orlando Prewitt Díaz1iD*, James J. Prewitt2
1Director, Center for Psychosocial Solutions, Annandale, VA, USA
2Chief Warrant Officer Five, Ret, Inductee, U.S. Army, Military Intelligence, Hall of Fame, Ft. Huachuca, AZ, USA
Corresponding Author: Joseph Orlando Prewitt Díaz, PhD ORCID iD
Address: Director, Center for Psychosocial Solutions, Annandale, VA, USA.
Received date: 28 September 2023; Accepted date: 09 October 2023; Published date: 16 October 2023
Citation: Prewitt Díaz JO, Prewitt JJ. The Spanish Hospital in Cayey in the Latter Part of the 19th Century. Asp Biomed Clin Case Rep. 2023 Oct 16;6(3):241-47.
Copyright © 2023 Prewitt Díaz JO, Prewitt JJ. This is an open-access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium provided the original work is properly cited.
Keywords: Spanish-American War, Spanish Military Hospital, Cayey, Puerto Rico, Tropical Diseases, Military Medicine
This paper provides a detailed historical account of the Spanish Miliary Hospital in Cayey, Puerto Rico during the latter part of the 19th century, focusing on its role during the Spanish-American War and its impact on public health in Puerto Rico. The paper is divided into ten sections, each highlighting the development, growth, and function of the hospital during the Spanish American War and concludes with a look at the hospital today. Overall, this paper provides a comprehensive historical account of the Spanish Hospital in Cayey in Puerto Rican history, shedding light on its role in military medicine and public health during the Spanish-American War in the Central Mountain Region of Puerto Rico.