The New-York Journal of Medicine, 1853, Vol. 10 (Classic Reprint)

The New-York Journal of Medicine, 1853, Vol. 10 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The New-York Journal of Medicine, 1853, Vol. 10 The earliest Operation in this country was performed in the year 1781, by Dr. John Warren Of Boston, at the Military Hospital. His case was successful, but we have no details Of the operation or the disease for which it was undertaken. In the following year Dr. Bayley, Of this city, amputated at the Shoulder-joint successfully. This has been claimed as the first Operation in this country, but it was anticipated upwards Of a year by the preceding case. Dr. Williams in his Address be fore the Franklin Medical Society, * remarks that he has been told that the late Dr. Josiah Goodhue, Of Hadley, Mass, was the first American Surgeon who successfully performed this Operation. NO dates are given in proof Of this assertion, and as Dr. 'goodhue had but just attained his majority at the period Of Dr. Warren's Operation, we must consider it quite improbable that he attempted SO important an exercise of an art, in which he afterwards, however, SO eminently ex celled. 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 | 446 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 23mm | 594g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243060343
  • 9780243060344