London and Edinburgh Monthly Journal of Medical Science. Vol. IV. No. XXXVII. January 1844

London and Edinburgh Monthly Journal of Medical Science. Vol. IV. No. XXXVII. January 1844

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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. 1844 edition. Excerpt: ...passed his examination as a pharmaceutist of the first clnss. In 1835, however, he abandoned pharmacy, and applied himself more particularly to the study of chemistry and toxicology. He shortly after published with Dr Solurupiun a work on poisons, whch is the most popular on the subject which has been published in Germany. In 1838 he had conferred on him the degree of doctor in philosophy, and published his thesis on the human milk, which at once established his reputation as a chemist and histologist. In 1839 appeared his Tabular views on the Medicinal Springs of Europe, in which he collected together and condensed 1045 different analyses. He also wrote the chemical part of Nicolai's Manual of Medical Jurisprudence. In 1840 was published the first part of his great work on Medical Chemistry, which was completed in 1842. The numerous analyses it contains are distinguished by their accuracy, and are rendered accordingly valuable from the intimate acquaintance possessed by the author of the physical properties, minute structure, and vital endowments of the tissues and fluids examined. In this respect Raspail is the only chemist with whom he can be compared. He was so convinced of the utility of conducting inquiries in this manner, that he was anxious to establish a laboratory in the Charite Hospital, in connection with Schonlein's Clinique, for the purpose of furthering practical medicine by microscopic and chemical researches. Want of funds caused the postponement of this excellent plan, notwithstanding the influence exercised with the government in its behalf by Schonlein and Von Humboldt. In the meantime, to exhibit the great importance of chemical and microscopic inquiries to practical medicine, he projected in 1843 a more

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