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A practical treatise on the efficacy of bloodletting, in the epidemic fever of Edinburgh

illustrated by numerous cases and tables extracted from the journals of the Queensberry-House Fever Hospital

by Benjamin Welsh

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Published by Printed for Bell & Bradfute in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bloodletting,
  • Therapy,
  • Fever

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Benjamin Welsh
    ContributionsEdinburgh. Queensberry-House Fever Hospital, University of Leeds. Library
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 150, 2 p., [2] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages150
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26293722M

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A practical treatise on the efficacy of bloodletting, in the epidemic fever of Edinburgh by Benjamin Welsh Download PDF EPUB FB2

A practical treatise on the efficacy of bloodletting, in the epidemic fever of Edinburgh: illustrated by numerous cases and tables extracted from the journals of the Queensberry-House Fever Hospital by Welsh, Benjamin; Edinburgh.

Queensberry-House Fever Hospital; University of Leeds. Library For example, A practical treatise on the efficacy of bloodletting, in the epidemic fever of Edinburgh by Benjamin Welsh looks at the evidence for using leeches in fever cases during an outbreak in He describes treatment of 44 individuals in detail, as can be seen in this extract on Joseph Burkett, a Flaxman (he survives).

A Practical Treatise on the Efficacy of Bloodletting, in the Epidemic Fever of Edinburgh. Download NOW. Author: Benjamin Welsh. Publisher: ISBN: Category: Epidemics. Page: View: Master of the marionette and popular dramas, he had, until the publication of this book, remained unknown to western readers owing to the difficulty of   1.

A Practical Treatise on the Efficacy of Bloodletting in the Epidemic Fever A practical treatise on the efficacy of bloodletting Edinburgh.

by Dr Welsh Edinburgh 2. Observations on the Prevalence of Fever in various parts of the United Kingdom. by Dr Dickson Bristol :// A practical treatise on the efficacy of bloodletting, in the epidemic fever of Edinburgh:illustrated by numerous cases and tables extracted from the journals of the Queensberry-House Fever Hospital; Petition against blood-letting; Phlebotomia absoluta; :// There were other indications mentioned for phlebotomy.

If a fever presented for 1 d only, water was given and no food. If the fever presented for 2 d it was an indication for venesection. At the height of the fever, however, bloodletting was considered dangerous, in accordance with the teaching of :// A practical treatise on the efficacy of bloodletting, in the epidemic fever of Edinburgh:illustrated by numerous cases and tables extracted from the journals of the Queensberry-House Fever Hospital A probationary essay on tropical fever, as observed in the island of Trinidad, during uninterrupted practice there, from the year up to   Gordon A () A treatise on the epidemic puerperal fever of Aberdeen.

In: Churchill F, ed (). Essays on the puerperal fever and other diseases selected from the writings of British authors previous to the close of the eighteenth century.

London: Sydenham Society, p View Bloodletting and Leeches Although some doctors cautioned against bloodletting many physicians believed in it. Yeoman’s book claimed that “in blood-letting we possess a power of controlling pneumonic inflammation, the efficacy of which has been acknowledged in all ages, and is obvious, indeed, to the most superficial observer.”   Fair tests of treatments Despite acting with the best of intentions, health professionals have sometimes done more harm than good to the patients who have looked to them for help.

Some of this suffering can be reduced by ensuring that fair tests are done to Password requirements: 6 to 30 characters long; ASCII characters only (characters found on a standard US keyboard); must contain at least 4 different symbols; Dr Achamma Lenu Thomas. Medicine in the 18th century Even in the 18th century the search for a simple way of healing the sick continued.

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A Treatise on the Practice of Medicine. Jan ; known as the Edinburgh Bloodletting Controversy, has attracted the attention of contemporary historians. during a yellow fever epidemic in. A Practical Treatise on the History, Prevention and Treatment of Epidemic Cholera, Designed Both for the Profession and People.

Cincinnati: Corey & Fairbank, A Systematic Treatise, Historical, Etiological, and Practical, on the Principal Diseases of the Interior Valley of North America. Cincinnati: Winthrop B. Smith & Co., Full text of "A treatise on the practice of medicine, for the use of students and practioners" See other formats   In such persons a strong pulse, high fever, and an injection of the superficial blood-vessels suggested, in former times, the necessity of bloodletting as the essential therapeutic agent.

The sthenic form of inflammation was most commonly associated with pneumonia, where the obstruction to the passage of blood through the lungs was an important