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History of Scottish Medicine to 1860 - John D Comrie Early medicine in Scotland

History of Scottish Medicine to 1860 - John D Comrie Early medicine in Scotland

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History of Scottish Medicine To 1860

Written by John D. Comrie.

Published by The Wellcome Historical Medical Museum, 1927.Hardcover with gilt title and decoration. 8vo, 232 x 170mm. 304pp with tissue-guarded colour frontispiece and numerous b/w illustrations. Tartan endpapers.

CONTENTS:
Early medicine in Scotland - Early Scottish hospitals and regulations for isolation - Medical renaissance in the time of James IV - Practice at Edinburgh in the sixteenth century - Early public health regulations and the plague - The surgeons of Edinburgh in the seventeenth century (Pitcairne and Monteath, Eliot, the Monros) - General practice in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries - Eighteenth century voluntary hospital movement - The medical school of Aberdeen - The early medical school of Glasgow, of St. Andrews - Foundation of the college of physicians and of the faculty of medicine at Edinburgh - Medicine at Edinburgh in the latter half of the eighteenth century (Whytt, Monro, Cullen, the Brownian theory, Black, Bell) - The Glasgow school in the first half of the nineteenth century (Lister, A. Thomson.) - Medicine at Edinburgh shortly after 1800 - Edinburgh medicine to the middle of the nineteenth century (Fergusson, Lizars, Liston, Syme, J. Lister, J.Y. Simpson, J.H. Bennett) - Medical legislative changes in 1860

CONDITION:
Good condition throughout - boards and spine are good with very light rubbing to the edges. The pages are clean throughout. Tartan endpapers are good. A good copy. Size: 4to
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