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Ueber die von Dr. Semmelweis entdeckte wahre Ursache der in der Wiener Gebaranstalt ungewohnlich haufig vorkommenden Erkrankungen der Wochnerinen und des Mittels zur Verminderung dieser Erkrankungen. . . [October heft, pp. 168-182].

By: SKODA, Josef (1805-1881).

Price: $600.00

Publisher: Contained in:, Sitzungsberichte der kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften, 1849.: 1849

Seller ID: S9537


8vo. (246 x 159 mm) [4], pp. 139-198. [2 blank], vii, [1 blank]. 1 plate. Original printed wrappers, uncut. Housed in a modern clamshell box. Bookplate of Andras Gedeon. Fine. FIRST EDITION. One of the earliest defenses of Semmelweis' discovery that puerperal fever is a blood-poisoning or septicemia. "Skoda's great merit lies in his development of the methods of physical investigation for diagnosis in medicine. The discovery of the method of percussion diagnosis made in 1761 by the Viennese physician, Leopold Auenbrugger (1722-1809), had been forgotten, and the knowledge of it was first r... View more info