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University of Chicago Library

Guide to William Cullen, Practice of Physic 1779

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Descriptive Summary

Title:

Cullen, William. Practice of Physic

Dates:

1779

Dates:

Crerar Ms 8

Size:

1 volume

Repository:

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

Abstract:

Handwritten treatise with extensive annotations, on the diagnosis and treatment of various physical and mental diseases.

Information on Use

Access

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Citation

When quoting material from this collection, the preferred citation is: Cullen, William Practice of Physic, Crerar Ms 8, Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library

Scope Note

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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Subject Headings

INVENTORY

Crerar Ms 8