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FIRST AMERICAN EDITION OF LANDMARK STUDY OF TYPHOID FEVER, 1836. Two volumes 9 1/2 inches tall hardcover, vii, 395; xi, 462 pages, publisher's pebbled green cloth boards, gilt titles to spines, corners and edges rubbed, previous owner signature to front free endpaper, otherwise unmarked, very good. PIERRE-CHARLES-ALEXANDRE LOUIS (1787 - 1872) was a French clinician and pathologist known for his studies on tuberculosis, typhoid fever, and pneumonia, as well as for the development of epidemiology and the clinical trial. Louistaught at the Hotel-Dieu and the Pitié-Salpêtrière Hospital, in Paris, and counted Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. as one of his students. HENRY INGERSOLL BOWDITCH (1808-1892), an American physician and prominent abolistionist, earned his MD from Harvard, then studied under Louis in Paris. He published Preventive Medicine and the Physician of the Future to propagate inductive reasoning as well as Public Hygiene in America to explain the concepts behind State Health. He later became president of the American Medical Association.
Title: Anatomical, Pathological and Therpeutic Researches upon the Disease known under the name of Gastro-Enterite, Putrid, Adynamic, Ataxic, or Typhoid Fever, etc., compared with the most common Acute Diseases. Translated by Henry I. Bowditch, M.D.
Edition: 1st American
Publisher: Boston, Isaac R. Butts: 1836
Item: 1.00 lbs
Seller ID: 52
Keywords: fever;infectious disease;pathology;therapy;epidemiology;medicine;America;