By Henry Solomon Wellcome Sir

Excerpt from Anglo-Saxon Leechcraft: An ancient comic strip of Early English medication; Lecture Memoranda, American scientific organization, Atlantic urban, 1912
This selection will, i've got doubtless, go well with the benefit of the numerous scientific practitioners from all elements of the realm, who could be vacationing England at the party of the Congress.
About the writer
Forgotten Books publishes thousands of infrequent and vintage books. locate extra at www.forgottenbooks.com
This publication is a replica of an immense old paintings. Forgotten Books makes use of cutting-edge expertise to digitally reconstruct the paintings, protecting the unique structure while repairing imperfections found in the elderly reproduction. In infrequent instances, an imperfection within the unique, similar to a blemish or lacking web page, could be replicated in our variation. We do, notwithstanding, fix the majority of imperfections effectively; any imperfections that stay are deliberately left to maintain the country of such ancient works.

Show description

Read Online or Download An historical sketch of early english medicine, lecture memoranda PDF

Similar medicine books

Stainless Steels for Medical and Surgical Applications by Gary L.W., Michael J.N. PDF

Reactive metals and their alloys are utilized in various biomedical functions from speed makers to hips implants. This new ASTM booklet presents the most recent advancements on those alloys, their processing thoughts for scientific purposes, characterization of basic fabrics houses severe to their use for biomedical functions, and review of organic and medical functionality.

Get Abortion, Motherhood, and Mental Health: Medicalizing PDF

Centering at the declare that abortion can lead to put up Abortion Syndrome, the writer examines the "medicalization" of the abortion challenge on either side of the Atlantic. Lee issues to contrasts in criminal and scientific dimensions of the abortion factor that make for a few very important adjustments, yet argues that during either the U.S. and Britain, the PAS declare actually constitutes an instance of the boundaries to medicalization.

Download e-book for iPad: Maternal-Fetal Toxicology, Third Edition,: A Clinician's by Gideon Koren

This positively revised and improved reference offers a problem-based method of the teratogenic dangers of publicity to medications, chemical compounds, viruses, and radiation in the course of pregnancy-containing up to date fabric on therapy courses and administration techniques, in addition to systematic reports and meta-analyses of particular xenobiotics.

Extra info for An historical sketch of early english medicine, lecture memoranda

Example text

This that folloiceth is to be foregone; let them not partake of fen fishes, nor sea fishes which have hard flesh, and let them take the before-named oysters, and periwinkles, not the meats which puff up a man's strength, nor let them take flesh of bullock, nor of swine, nor of sheep, nor of goat, nor of kid. nor let them drink thick wine, nor food either too . Again, it is good to extremely hot or too cold. " let The Anglo-Saxon treatment for insanity was both and curious. ,.. be a lunatic, take skin mere swine, or porpoise, work of a a whip, swinge the well.

Said to have been used for criminal purposes as late as the eighteenth century. ANGLO-SAXON LKECHCRAFT 37 From this account of the ana-worm it seems probable that maggots of bot-flies, which infest cattle, are referred to, which at that time inayTiave attacked man. " all c ^, r re ", e e A leechdom to relieve toothache in which it is recommended to mix powdered cinnamon and pepper into a plaster with honey and ,'"0"^ lay against the tooth, would doubtless effective as many remedies recommended for it be as the same purpose at the present time.

Smallpox times. D. 567, and in Arabia . D. 923, not long before Bald's In Anglo-Saxon it was Leech Book was written. I>. 572. " last instruction, evidently intended to prevent pitting, clearly identifies the disease. Strnma was known to the Anglo-Saxon leeches as ck ratten," or " purulence in the neck," and for this disease they recommended the following treatment : When the neck ratten begins to exist, smear it with nail of a beeve, or best of an ox; it is a tried in a few nights he will be whole.

Download PDF sample

An historical sketch of early english medicine, lecture memoranda by Henry Solomon Wellcome Sir


by Donald
4.2

Rated 4.29 of 5 – based on 23 votes