A Reference Handbook of the Medical Sciences, Embracing the Entire Range of Scientific and Practical Medicine and Allied Science, Vol. 7 of 8

A Reference Handbook of the Medical Sciences, Embracing the Entire Range of Scientific and Practical Medicine and Allied Science, Vol. 7 of 8 : Illustrated by Numerous Chromolithographs and Four Hundred and Sixty-Nine Half-Tone and Wood Engravings

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Excerpt from A Reference Handbook of the Medical Sciences, Embracing the Entire Range of Scientific and Practical Medicine and Allied Science, Vol. 7 of 8: Illustrated by Numerous Chromolithographs and Four Hundred and Sixty-Nine Half-Tone and Wood Engravings Packard. John Hooker. - Born in Philadelphia, Aug. 15, 1832. He received the degree of M. D. From the University of Pennsylvania in 1853. During the Civil War he was an Acting Assistant Surgeon, U. S. Army. From 1863 to 1884 he was one of the surgeons to the Hospital of the Protestant Episcopal Church in Philadelphia. In the latter year he was elected on the staff of the Pennsylvania Hospital. His death occurred in 1907. Of his published writings the following deserve special mention: Handbook of Minor Surgery, 1863; Lectures on Inflammation, 1865; and Hand book oi Operative Surgery, 1870. He also translated Malgaigne's Treatise on Fractures, 1859. 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 | 1036 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 52mm | 1,356g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243023480
  • 9780243023486