A Treatise on the Diseases of the Chest, And on Mediate Auscultation
LAENNEC, R. T. H.; FORBES, John (trans.); ANDRAL, Professor; FISHER, John (trans.)
French physician Laennec (1781 1826) invented the stethoscope in 1816 and pioneered its use in diagnosing various chest conditions. Auscultation is performed for the purposes of examining the circulatory, respiratory, and gastrointestinal systems.
- Publisher: Samuel S. and William Wood
- Edition: Translated from third French edition with notes from the fourth and latest French edition
- Date Published: 1838
- Place Published: New York
- ISBN: n/a
- Condition: Good
- Signed: No
- Dust Jacket: No
- Jacket Condition: n/a
xlviii, 782 p. 24 cm. 2 plates, one at back and one at front. Full leather. Stained spine, tear in spine head, cracking to front hinge, worn corners. Ink inscription on front free endpaper as well as blind stamp. Dampstains to first pages.