Pioneer Work in Opening the Medical Profession to Women

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Elizabeth Blackwell

A fascinating account of the first woman to receive a medical degree in the United States. She writes of her struggles in being accepted to …

History of the Johnstown Flood

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Willis Fletcher Johnson

An account of the Johnstown Flood, the most devastating loss of civilian life in the United States prior to the terrorist attacks of Septemb…

An Inquiry into the Causes and Effects of the Variolae Vaccinae

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Edward Jenner

This collection of three publications details Edward Jenner's investigations into the connection between smallpox and coxpox, and the creati…

On Famine Fever and Some of the Other Cognate Forms of Typhus

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Rudolf Virchow

Rudolf Virchow (1821-1902), professor of medicine and pathology at the Charité Hospital in Berlin, published more than 2000 papers an…

Post Mortem: Essays, Historical And Medical

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Charles MacLaurin and Charles Maclaurin

This 1922 collection of extensive essays comprises well written biographies of a few famous folk. The life narratives include analyses of me…

An Essay of the Shaking Palsy

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James Parkinson

This publication is said to be the first to present a systematic view of what was later named Parkinson's disease. Six case studies are desc…

Health, Disease, and Everything in Between

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This collection is a mix of poems from several authors, all of which talk about health and disease from both the patient and the doctor's pe…

Microbe Hunters

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Paul De Kruif

Microbe Hunters provides dramatized accounts of eleven early pioneers of microbiology and their important discoveries. Beginning in 1650 wit…

Safeguarding children: pediatric medical countermeasure research

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Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Iss and Presidential Commission For The Study Of Bioethical Iss

Safeguarding Children: Pediatric Medical Countermeasure Research is the response from the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethica…

An Inaugural Dissertation on Pulmonary Consumption

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Edward Delafield

At a time when diseases termed "consumption" were among the leading cause of death in the county, physicians such as Edward Delafi…

The Honour of the Gout

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Philander Misaurus

This droll and 'enflammatory' pamphelet doth be a grondebreaking worke of musing upon a great aflicktion of Man, upon the better nature of t…

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