Memoirs on diphtheria. From the writings of Bretonneau, Guersant, Trousseau, Bouchut, Empis and Daviot. Selected and translated by Robert Hunter Semple. With a bibliographical appendix, by John Chatto.

By: [Diptheria].

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223 x 148 mm. 8vo. [vi], 407 pp. Bibliog., index; blue pencil marginalia. Blind- and gilt-stamped brown cloth; small hole in spine. Very good. This anthology of writing on diphtheria contains contributions by major medical authors on the subject. "Bretonneau showed that croup, malignant angina, and 'scorbutic gangrene of the gums' were all the same disease, for which he suggested the term 'diphtheritis.'" See: Garrison and Morton 5053. "Trousseau popularized tracheotomy" for croup. See: Garrison and Morton 5054.

Title: Memoirs on diphtheria. From the writings of Bretonneau, Guersant, Trousseau, Bouchut, Empis and Daviot. Selected and translated by Robert Hunter Semple. With a bibliographical appendix, by John Chatto.

Author Name: [Diptheria].

Categories: Diphtheria,

Publisher: London:, New Sydenham Society, 1859.: 1859

lbs: 3.00 lbs

Seller ID: M3992

Keywords: Diphtheria