The history of medicine

and a review of, and objections to, the present prevailing theories on fevers. To which are added, observations on diætetics. By Samuel Davidson, surgeon. by Davidson, Samuel surgeon

Publisher: printed for the author by S. Hodgson in Newcastle

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Microfilm. Woodbridge, CT Research Publications, Inc., 1991. 1 reel ; 35mm. (The Eighteenth Century ; reel 4908, no. 05).

SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 4908, no. 05.
The Physical Object
Number of Pages150
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Open LibraryOL16872698M

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