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A Treatise on Pulmonary Consumption
Comprehending an Inquiry into the Causes, Nature, Prevention and Treatment of Tuberculous and Scrofulous Diseases in General

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  • Date Published: September 2013
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781108062305

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  • Having trained in Edinburgh as a surgeon and served aboard Royal Navy vessels, Sir James Clark (1788–1870) developed a particular interest in the spread of the tuberculosis pandemic in Europe. A licentiate of the Royal College of Physicians from 1826, and elected to the Royal Society in 1832, he became a trusted physician and friend to Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. This influential work of 1835 focuses on the treatment and prevention of tuberculosis. Written for a general as well as medical readership, it was lauded by The Lancet and ran to several English editions along with translations into other languages. Also reissued in this series are Clark's Medical Notes on Climate, Diseases, Hospitals, and Medical Schools in France, Italy, and Switzerland (1820), The Influence of Climate in the Prevention and Cure of Chronic Diseases (1829) and his Memoir of John Conolly (1869).

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    • Date Published: September 2013
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781108062305
    • length: 428 pages
    • dimensions: 216 x 140 x 24 mm
    • weight: 0.54kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Dedication
    Preface
    Introduction
    1. Tuberculous cachexia
    2. Tuberculous disease of the lungs
    3. Particular symptoms and signs of consumption
    4. Morbid anatomy of tuberculous disease
    5. Cure of tuberculous disease of the lungs
    6. Diseases which attend and complicate consumption
    7. Duration of consumption
    8. Statistical history of consumption
    9. Tuberculous diseases in animals
    10. Causes of tuberculous disease
    11. Pathology of consumption and of tuberculous diseases in general
    12. Prevention of consumption and of tuberculous diseases in general
    13. Treatment of tuberculous cachexia
    14. Treatment of pulmonary consumption.

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    James Clark

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