The Roll of the Royal College of Physicians of London; Comprising Biographical Sketches of All the Eminent Physicians, Whose Names Are Recorded in the

The Roll of the Royal College of Physicians of London; Comprising Biographical Sketches of All the Eminent Physicians, Whose Names Are Recorded in the

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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. 1878 edition. Excerpt: ...it was the first symptom of a disease of the brain which, though for a long time imperceptible to others, was too plain to those who were intimately acquainted with him, and which caused his death several years afterwards. He had purchased a house with a small estate, on the sea coast in Hampshire, to which, when no longer in a fit state to pursue his profession, he retired, and where he passed the few remaining years of his life. Dr. Chambers had an extensive knowledge of his profession, and his great natural sagacity enabled him readily to apply what he knew to the investigation and treatment of the cases which were presented to him. He was altogether an excellent practitioner, but he never ventured to communicate the result of his observations to the public, and thus has left nothing behind him by which he will be known to the next generation. But the same thing may be said of many others." Dr. Chambers's portrait is in the Board room of St. George's hospital. John Scott, M.D., was born in London, and educated at Brasenose college, Oxford. He proceeded A.B. 16th May, 1812, A.M. 11th October, 1813, M.B. 4th February, 1815, M.D. 22nd October, 1817. He was admitted an Inceptor-Candidate of the College of Physicians, 25th June, 1816, a Candidate 30th September, 1818, and a Fellow 30th September, 1819. He was elected physician to St. Thomas's hospital in 1817, and resigned that office in 1828. He died in Bedfordsquare, 30th July, 1849, aged sixty-six. Dr. Scott, though connected with a large hospital, was but little known as a physician, or in the profession. He was a good classical scholar, but he was more particularly eminent for his extensive knowledge of oriental languages. Thomas Mayo, M.D., was born in London, in 1790, and was the son of...show more

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  • English
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  • 9781236550583