Missouri, the Center State, 1821-1915. Pictorial and Biographical; Deluxe Supplement

Missouri, the Center State, 1821-1915. Pictorial and Biographical; Deluxe Supplement

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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. 1915 edition. Excerpt: ...there until his death, which occurred on the 17th of April, 1912. His ability placed Dr. Terry in the front rank among the eminent surgeons of the southwest, his reputation constantly broadening so that calls came to him from various sections, not only of Missouri, 142 Jftotman jFullintoiDet Ceng, 09. gX but of adjoining and even more distant states. The demand thus made upon him for travel, which required much time, brought him to the belief that a hospital might be established for receiving patients in Springfield, and with that end in view he set to work. He secured the cooperation of other physicians and in time established a hospital and training school for nurses. He was not only the founder, but was also chosen president of the hospital, which was several times enlarged to meet the demands of the growing practice. The institution was splendidly equipped with all modern appliances to facilitate surgical work, and Dr. Terry became more and more proficient through his broad and varied experience, his comprehensive study and his thorough investigations into the methods of others. He remained in close touch with the onward march of the profession through his membership in the Association of Railway Surgeons, the Missouri State Medical Association, the Springfield and Greene County Medical Society, of which he was at one time president, and the American Medical Association. He found time in the midst of his active practice to give lectures on physiology to advanced students in Drury College and he also wrote many papers for medical journals. Beside, he left in manuscript a work of fiction which was intended to portray his ideal of the true man in medical practice. Dr. Terry was married in 1881 to Miss Leora Hibbler, a granddaughter of William...show more

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  • Paperback | 64 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 132g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123660458X
  • 9781236604583