The Works of Thomas Sydenham, M.D. on Acute and Chronic Diseases
SYDENHAM, Thomas; WALLIS, George (ed.)
Title continues: "Wherein Their Histories and Modes of Cure, As Recited by Him, are Delivered with Accuracy and Perspicuity. To Which are Surjoined Notes, Corrective and Explanatory, From the Most Eminent Medical Writers; Adapting the Whole to the Present Improved State of Physic, and Shewing Under What Classes, Orders, and Genera, Most of the Complaints Treated of are Arranged by Nosologists: With a Variety of Annotations by George Wallis, M.D." English physician Thomas Sydenham (1624-1689) was the undisputed master of the 17th-century English medical world and was even known as 'The English Hippocrates. Among his many achievements was the discovery of a disease, Sydenham's Chorea, also known as St Vitus Dance. He has also been recognized as a founder of clinical medicine and epidemiology. As a Puritan, he fought for Parliament during the Civil War, after which Cromwell helped him set up his medical practice in Westminster. Annotations by George Wallis.
Publisher: G. G. J. and J. Robinson et al
Date Published: 1788
Place Published: London
Condition: Good +
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Details: 2 vols.: li, , 480; , 484,  p. 22 cm. Full leather. Some discolouration to boards, chipping to spine head and worn corners. Front hinge tender in vol. I. Ink inscriptions on title pages. Dark marks pp. xlvii-l in margin. Small worm holes bottom corners of first two pages in vol. II.