Medical and Chirurgical Society of London
Title Medico-Chirurgical Transactions, Published by the Medical and Chirurgical Society of London. Volume the Tenth. [Vol. 10 / V. X]
Book Condition Very Good
Jacket Condition No Jacket
Publisher Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown, Paternoster-Row. 1819
Seller ID 2072345
Rebacked with new endpapers. Fore-edge corners rubbed, library blind stamp on title page, no other marks, a couple pages foxed. 1819 Half-Leather. xxiii, 435 pp. 8vo. Six engraved plates, including one in color illustrating rheumatic ophthalmia. A collection of medical papers, including John Bostock's Case of Periodical Affection of the Eyes and Chest, Garrison-Morton 2582: 'Bostock’s classical description of the 'catarrhus aestivus,' hay fever, is also referred to as 'Bostock’s catarrh'. It begins the modern era in the clinical recognition of hay fever. The case he described was in fact himself. He was physician to Guy’s Hospital, London.' Preceding text is a complete list of members of the Medical and Chirurgical Society of London. Also includes essays on rheumatic inflammation of the eye, treating bronchocele, elephantiasis in Hindostan, diseases of the teeth, cases of tumors within the pelvis impeding parturition, substance obtained from a diseased ovarium, changes the animal body undergoes in a hot climate soon after death, operation for aneurism, urinary and other morbid concretions, nephritis calculosa [kidney stones], chronic inflammation of the larynx, morbid appearances and structure of bones, carotid aneurism, arsenic in the cure of chorea, preparing pharmaceutical extracts, the physiology of generation, operations on irritable patients, bony tumors, obstinate vomiting (mentions blood transfusion), tying of the superior thyroidal artery, vaccination, structure of the membranous part of the urethra, inversion of the uterus, urinary calculus, relaxed rectum, meatus auditorius externus.