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Recherches anatomiques, pathologiques et therapeutiques sur la maladie connue sous les noms de gastro- enterite, fievre putride, adynamique, ataxique, typhoide, etc., etc., comparee avec les maladies aigues les plus ordinaires.

LOUIS, Pierre Charles Alexandre (1787-1872).

Published by J.-B. Bailliere, 1829., Paris:, 1829
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Two volumes. 211 x 136 mm. 8vo. xii, 548; [iv], 531 pp. Vol. I water-damaged (first 7 ff. heavily mold-stained). Modern quarter dark brown morocco, marbled boards, red leather spine labels; new end-leaves. Ex library blind stamps on titles. Except for stains, very good. FIRST EDITION. "Louis introduced the term 'typhoid fever' in reference to the disturbed mental condition of the patient; he first described the lenticular rose spots. His book established the pathological picture of the disease. English translation, Boston, 1836." Garrison and Morton. "Although Louis did not clearly differentiate typhus from typhoid fever, he gave the first clinical-pathological description of the latter, and he was the first to use the term 'typhoide' (meaning stupor) to indicate the mental condition of the patient." Heirs of Hippocrates. Garrison and Morton 5023; Haskell Norman Library 1396; Heirs of Hippocrates 1440; Hirsch, IV, p. 48; Osler 3268; Wellcome, III, p. 551. Bookseller Inventory # M4059

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Title: Recherches anatomiques, pathologiques et ...

Publisher: J.-B. Bailliere, 1829., Paris:

Publication Date: 1829

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: 1st Edition

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