Essays on fevers and other medical subjects

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Author / Creator:Miner, Thomas, 1777-1841.
Imprint:Middletown, Conn. : Printed and published by E. & H. Clark, 1823.
Description:484 p.
Subject:Miller, John L. -- Account of an epidemic fever, which has prevailed in certain parts of Virginia, for the last eight years.
Yellow fever -- Connecticut -- Middletown.
Yellow fever -- Connecticut -- Chatham.
Format: E-Resource Book
Local Note:Medicine.
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Other authors / contributors:Tully, William, 1785-1859.
Notes:Reproduction of original from The American Antiquarian Society.
Sabin no. 49203.
Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Thomson Gale, 2011. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements.
Table of Contents:
  • pt. 1. By T. Miner: The resolution and treatment of fevers. Medical authors are rarely practical physicians. Diseases on the river Connecticut. Fallacy of popular reports on medical subjects. Medical facts. Spotted-fever, (phrenitis-typhodes). Experience. Indications of cure depend on certain and fixed principles. Pulse. Stage of fevers. Type of fevers. Crisis and critical periods. Diathesis. Counteracting and coinciding agents. Conclusion
  • Pt. 2. By W. Tully: History of the yellow-fever of Middletown, Connecticut, 1820. Yellow-fever in Chatham, 1796. Cases of yellow-fever in Middletown, 1820. Analysis of Dr. Miller's account of an epidemic, &c. (pneumonia-typhodes).