A Book About Doctors by John Cordy Jeaffreson

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Author Jeaffreson, John Cordy, 1831-1901
Title A Book About Doctors
Contents Something about sticks, and rather less about wigs -- Early English physicians -- Sir Thomas Browne and Sir Kenelm Digby -- Sir Hans Sloane -- The apothecaries and Sir Samuel Garth -- Quacks -- John Radcliffe -- The doctor as a bon-vivant -- Fees -- Pedagogues turned doctors -- The generosity and parsimony of physicians -- Bleeding -- Richard Mead -- Imagination as a remedial power -- Imagination and nervous excitement: Mesmer -- Make way for the ladies! -- Messenger Monsey -- Akenside -- Lettsom -- A few more quacks -- St. John Long -- The quarrels of physicians -- The loves of physicians -- Literature and art -- Number eleven: a hospital story -- Medical buildings -- The country medical man.
Credits Irma Špehar and the Online Distributed Proofreading Team
Language English
LoC Class R: Medicine
Subject Medicine -- Anecdotes
Subject Physicians -- Great Britain
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EBook-No. 40161
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Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
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