History of American Medical Literature, from 1776 to the Present Time

Paperback | February 7, 2012

bySamuel David Gross

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1876 Excerpt: ... spent in retirement at Bellevue, near Wilmington, where he expired in 1822, at the close of his 77th year. Among the principal contributors to military medical and surgical literature during our war with England are Dr. James Mann, of New York, whose work, entitled "Medical Sketches of the Campaigns of 1812, '13, and '14," issued at Dedham, Massachusetts, in 1816, is replete in interest; Dr. Usher Parsons, of Providence, Rhode Island; and Dr. W. E. Horner, of this city. The observations of the last two, collected during their term of service, have not been published in book form. In 1808, Dr. Edward Cutbush, U. S. N., published a volume of observations on the means of preserving the health of soldiers and sailors; and, in 1817, appeared the treatise of Professor William P. C. Barton, U. S. N., on the internal organization and government of marine hospitals; two works which accomplished much good in their day. A small volume on Diseases and Injuries of Seamen, by Dr. G. R. B.Horner, U.S. 1ST., was issued in 1854; Hints on Recruits, by Dr. Thomas Henderson, U. S. A., in 1856, and the Manual of the Medical Officer of the Army, by Charles S. Tripler, in 1868. The list of works on military surgery published during our late war, is quite formidable, although the works themselves are comparatively slender, most of them having been written to meet an approaching emergency felt by our surgeons. The Hand-book of Blackman and Tripler and the Manual of Gross appeared almost simultaneously, and received a warm welcome. Of my own booklet several thousand copies were disposed of during the war, and I have now on my table a copy of a translation of it into the Japanese language, accompanied by a letter from our Minister at Tokei, and one from the Surgeon-General of the Jap...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1876 Excerpt: ... spent in retirement at Bellevue, near Wilmington, where he expired in 1822, at the close of his 77th year. Among the principal c...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.07 inPublished:February 7, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217223796

ISBN - 13:9780217223799

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