Author:Risse, Guenter B. (b.1932)

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Hospital Life in Enlightenment Scotland: Care and Teaching at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh.

By: Risse, Guenter B. (b.1932).

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Cambridge, etc.:, Cambridge University Press, (1986).: 1986

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: M10697


Series: Cambridge History of Medicine. 8vo. xiv, 450 pp. Figs., tables, index. Block cloth, gilt spine, dust-jacket. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR on half-title. Fine. First edition. The first complete account of institutional life in an Eighteenth-century British hospital. Contents include "The sick poor and voluntary hospitals", "Hospital staff and admission of patients", "Patients and their diseases", "Hospital care: state of the medical art", etc. A detailed examination of the patients and physicians at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh from 1750 to 1800. First Editi... View more info