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Cullen, William. Practice of Physic
Crerar Ms 8
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Handwritten treatise with extensive annotations, on the diagnosis and treatment of various physical and mental diseases.
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Holograph treatise with extensive annotations, on the diagnosis and treatment of various physical and mental diseases. Identified as "Vol. 5," of series, this copy corresponds to Volume Three and part of Volume Four of Cullen's First Lines of the Practice of Physic, (Edinburgh: 1784, 4 vols). Manuscript is probably in Cullen's hand. I) Neuroses: Appoplexia, Paralysis, Calelepsis; II) Andynamid: Syncope, Dyspepsia, Hypochondreasis, Chlorosis; III) Spasmic: Epilepsy, Convulsio, Chorea Santi Viti, Raphania, Tetanus & Trismus, Asthma, Pertussis, Pyrosis, Colica, Cholera, Diarrhea, Diabetes, Hysteria, Hydrophobia; IV) Vesaniae: Amentia, Mania, Melancholia, Somnium; V) Intumescentiae: Rachitis; VI) Impetigines: Scrophula, Syphilis, Scorbutus. Main body of text is followed by 33 blank pages, concluding with 8-page appendix, in same hand, on "Hypochondrias."
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Crerar Ms 8