Address on Medical Biography; Delivered Before the International Medical Congress, at Philadelphia, September 5, 1876

Address on Medical Biography; Delivered Before the International Medical Congress, at Philadelphia, September 5, 1876

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1876 edition. Excerpt: ...care of unfortunates have been established. this way for-ears, he made his views public in 1835. The use of quinia in large doses has been recommended by others, but only during the remission. (b. Aug. 18, 1801; d. 1869.) In addition to the abovenamed, I will mention Drs. Samuel B. Malone and Elvis McCrory. Missouri.1--Dr. Win. Beaumont, a native of Connecticut, entered the army as assistant surgeon in July, 1812, and resigned in 1839, and settled in the city of St. Louis. In 1825, while stationed at the military post Michilimackinac, he met the Canadian, St. Martin, who had received a wound which left an opening into the stomach, exposing in a measure the operation of that organ. The Doctor made a series of experiments upon the process of digestion, which he published in 1838. This is one of the most complete series of observations ever made on the living stomach, (b. 1785; d. April 25,185a.) Dr. Charles A. Pope, a native of Alabama, settled in St. Louis in 1841. He was studious, energetic, and ambitious in his profession, and soon acquired a leading practice. He was elected to the chair of Anatomy and then to that of Surgery in the St. Louis University. His preference in practice was for surgery, and in this he was very successful. He was a fluent lecturer, and familiar with the history of the various surgical operations and procedures. He was surgeon to the St. Louis City Hospital. He identified himself with all movements calculated to advance the medical profession, and was President of the American Medical Association in 1854. (b. March 15, 1818; d. July 6, 1872.) Dr. M. L. Linton, a native of Kentucky, settled in practice in St. Louis in 1842. He was elected to the chair of Obstetrics in the St. Louis Medical College, and in 1844, ..show more

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