Experiments and Observations on the Gastric Juice and the Physiology of Digestion: Facsimile of the Original Edition of 1833, together with a Biographical Essay, 'A Pioneer American Physiologist' (Dover Books on Science S527)

By: Beaumont, William; Osler, William

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Wrappers toned, small sticker remnant on front corner. 1959 Trade Paperback. xl, 280, 16 pp. A facsimile edition of the 1833 medical treatise on digestion by a U.S. Army surgeon, with a biographical essay by William Osler. Garrison Morton 989: Alexis St. Martin, a Canadian half breed who had sustained a gastric fistula, was treated and investigated by Beaumont. With his human medium, Beaumont was the first to study digestion and the movements of the stomach in vivo. His work on the subject was the most important before Pavlov. Referenced in Hoolihan 1393.

Title: Experiments and Observations on the Gastric Juice and the Physiology of Digestion: Facsimile of the Original Edition of 1833, together with a Biographical Essay, 'A Pioneer American Physiologist' (Dover Books on Science S527)

Author: Beaumont, William; Osler, William

Categories: Biology, 19th Century and Earlier,

Edition: Reissue

Publisher: Dover Publications, Inc.: 1959

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 2077078

Keywords: MEDICAL MEDICINE DIGESTION DIGESTIVE HEALTH GASTRIC JUICE STOMACH ACID,