Proceedings of the Royal Medical & Chirurgical Society of London

Proceedings of the Royal Medical & Chirurgical Society of London

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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. 1864 edition. Excerpt: ...and it is dealt with in a manner which shows that its author had studied it deeply and was familiar with it in all its varieties. The main scope of the work was to support Mr. Abemethy's view, that diseases, though manifesting themselves by local symptoms, are nevertheless of constitutional origin, depending upon disorder of the digestive organs. It is this view of the nature of scrofula of which Mr. Lloyd undertakes to prove the truth, and on which his treatment is founded; and a careful perusal of his work will show that he has, whatever be the value of his theory, advanced medical science, by adding to our knowledge of the subject on which he writes many facts, carefully noted and impartially weighed. The only other contributions furnished by Mr. Lloyd to the profession are, a paper on the treatment of ulcers of the legs by the subcutaneous division of the inflamed varices in their neighbourhood--to be found in the 'Quarterly Journal of Foreign Medicine and Surgery'--and two papers in the 'Medical Gazette, ' one on the division of the stricture in hernia without opening the sac, and the other on the treatment of naevi materni by injection. George Darling, M.D., who died at his residence in Russell Square after a short illness at nearly eighty years of age, on the 30th of April last, was educated at the University of Edinburgh; and after having made two or three voyages as a surgeon in the East India Company's service, took his M.D. degree there, and settled in London as a general practitioner in partnership with Dr., at that time Mr. Neil Arnott. They remained together for four years, at the expiration of which time each became a physician--Dr. Darling passing the College and becoming a Licentiate in 1819. He was elected a Fellow of this..show more

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  • Paperback | 126 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 7mm | 240g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236595092
  • 9781236595096