The Medical Times and Gazette, Vol. 2

The Medical Times and Gazette, Vol. 2 : A Journal of Medical Science, Literature, Criticism, and News; For 1865 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Medical Times and Gazette, Vol. 2: A Journal of Medical Science, Literature, Criticism, and News; For 1865 Of his publications, most are anonymous and published in the Quarterly, and we have not time to attempt an account of them but there are three which are well worth noting here, as showing his mental character most completely. One is his well-known Essay on Puerperal Fever, to which is added his introductory lecture at the opening of the session at King's College in 1836. No one who sees the most minute care with which every fact is adduced, the vast number of Opinions and authorities collated, the almost cramped and constrained style, as if from a nervous anxiety to state the arguments fairly, could think Ferguson the idle, haphazard, mere fashionable Doctor which, as he said, some of his con temporaries were pleased to call him, till this book showed him in his true light. It marked the era when blood poison ing, and other phrases of the humoral pathology were once more accepted by us, in place of the action of blood-vessel theory. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 732 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 37mm | 962g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243028865
  • 9780243028863