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Ariel Duncombe, The Practice of Medicine circa 1824

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Descriptive Summary

Title:

Duncombe, Ariel. The Practice of Medicine,

Dates:

circa 1824

Dates:

Crerar Ms 10

Size:

253p. (21.5cm.)

Repository:

Special Collections Research Center
University of Chicago Library
1100 East 57th Street
Chicago, Illinois 60637 U.S.A.

Abstract:

Handwritten treatise, describing various diseases, their causes and treatment. I) Local Diseases: Carditis, Inflammation, Hemoragies, Dropsies; II) Nervous System: Phrenitis, Hydroccephalus, Apoplexia, Tetanus, Epilepsy, Hysteria, Sensation, Glyphalagia, Taste, Apthae, Glossalgia, Corigula, Epistaxis, Sense of sight, Respiration, Cynanche Lons, Larynx, Trachea, Peripneumonia, Hemoptysis, Hydrothorax, Asthma, Pertussis [end index listing], Gastritis, Dyspepsia, Bulemia, Anorexia, Enteritis. Includes holograph remedy, "In Suppression of Urine," interleaved. Inscribed in various hands: "1824"; "Ariel Duncombe"; "John Greyton"; "L.B. Gallagher, Buffalo," and "18 Street La Port."

Information on Use

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Citation

When quoting material from this collection, the preferred citation is: Duncombe, Ariel, The Practice of Medicine, Crerar Ms 10, Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library

Scope Note

Handwritten treatise, describing various diseases, their causes and treatment. Extensively annotated in a different [later?] hand. Includes partial table of contents. I) Local Diseases: Carditis, Inflammation, Hemoragies, Dropsies; II) Nervous System: Phrenitis, Hydroccephalus, Apoplexia, Tetanus, Epilepsy, Hysteria, Sensation, Glyphalagia, Taste, Apthae, Glossalgia, Corigula, Epistaxis, Sense of sight, Respiration, Cynanche Lons, Larynx, Trachea, Peripneumonia, Hemoptysis, Hydrothorax, Asthma, Pertussis [end index listing], Gastritis, Dyspepsia, Bulemia, Anorexia, Enteritis. Includes holograph remedy, "In Suppression of Urine," interleaved. Inscribed in various hands: "1824"; "Ariel Duncombe"; "John Greyton"; "L.B. Gallagher, Buffalo," and "18 Street La Port." Bound in brown cardboard with red leather spine.

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Subject Headings

INVENTORY

Crerar Ms 10