Medical

Lectures on Tropical Diseases

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Patrick Manson


This short volume consists of the ten lectures which Sir Patrick Manson, medical adviser to the Colonial Office, delivered in San Francisco …

War Surgery - From Firing Line to Base

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Basil Hughes


One of the first volumes dedicated to systematized medical treatment of soldiers in modern warfare, including a chapter on specific care for…

The Natural History of Chocolate

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D. De Quelus and D. De Quelustranslated Byrichard Brookes


The Natural History of Chocolate being a Distinct and Particular Account of the Cocoa-tree, its Growth and Culture, and the Preparation, Exc…

Histology of the Blood

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Paul Ehrlich


This is a textbook on the science of blood and bloodwork by (1908) Nobel Prize winner, Dr. Paul Ehrlich. Should appeal to hematologists, phl…

Louis Pasteur

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Albert Keim


Louis Pasteur (1822-1895) famously said, "In the fields of observation chance favors only the prepared mind." Pasteur brought to t…

On the Antiseptic Principle of the Practice of Surgery

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Joseph Lister


Joseph Lister was born near London in 1827. He studied medicine at the University of London and pursued a career as a surgeon in Scotland. H…

Aequanimitas and Other Addresses

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Sir William Osler


This book is a compilation of twenty-two addresses given by Sir William Osler in various settings. He spoke on the philosophical and moral f…

A Surgeon In Arms

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Robert James Manion


Robert James Manion (1881-1943) was a Canadian doctor who volunteered in the Canadian medical corps during World War I. This book is his me…

The Bubonic Plague

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Rai Bahadur A. Mitra


Dr. Rai Bahadur A. Mitra who was the Chief Medical Officer in Kashmir presents a short treatise on the bubonic plague. The book ranges from …

Radioisotopes in Medicine

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Earl W. Phelan


Radioisotopes in Medicine is an educational booklet published in 1966 as part of the Understanding the Atom series by the United States Atom…

Use Of The Dead To The Living

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Thomas Southwood Smith


In 1827 Thomas Southwood-Smith published The Use of the Dead to the Living, a pamphlet which argued that the current system of burial in the…

On chronic alcoholic intoxication : with an inquiry into the influence of the a…

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William Marcet


Physician William Marcet treated numerous cases of acute alcoholism (delirium tremens) and chronic alcoholism. He suggests gastrointestinal …

Sleeping Sickness

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Fleming Mant Sandwith


In the twenty-first century sleeping sickness (African trypanosomiasis in humans) is still a life-threatening disease of adults and children…

The Evolution of Modern Medicine

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Sir William Osler


This is the manuscript of Sir William Osler's lectures on the "Evolution of Modern Medicine," delivered at Yale University in 1913…

The Elephant Man and other reminiscences

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Frederick Treves


In 1884, Professor Treves saw Joseph Merrick (known as the "Elephant Man") in a shop across the road from the London Hospital. Bei…

The Medicine-Men Of The Apache

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John Gregory Bourke


“Herewith I have the honor to submit a paper upon the paraphernalia of the medicine-men of the Apache and other tribes. Analogues have been …

With The American Ambulance Field Service In France; Personal Letters Of A Driv…

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Leslie Buswell


This 1915 publication collects letters written by a driver for the American ambulance service. The incidents they relate occurred before the…

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