Medical notes and case histories, 1734

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About this Item

Type
Medical records.
Language
English
Origin
Massachusetts
Description
30 pages.
Date
1734
Repository
Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine
Identifier
colonialnorthamerica.library.harvard.edu/990145762260203941

Content Notes

Notes on eleven case histories of patients, on whom eight autopsies were performed, dated in 1734, in the hand of an unidentified physician in Boston, Massachusetts. The physician dissected bodies of patients who died from causes including dysentery, head trauma, and phthisis pulmonalis (tuberculosis).