On the capacity of the lungs, and on the respiratory functions, with a view of establishing a precise and easy method of detecting disease by the spirometer.

[HUTCHINSON, John (1811-1861)].

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Contained in: Medico-Chirurgical Transactions published by The Royal Medical and Chirurgical Society of London, Vol. 29, pp. 137-252. 8vo. xxxvii, 352, 31, [1], 16 (ads.) pp. [In the article:] Tables A-X, 28 figs. Original blind-stamped dark green cloth, gilt-stamped cover ornament and spine title; extremities rubbed, corners showing. Very good. FIRST EDITION. In this fundamental work, Hutchinson divides the air contained in the lungs into five categories: residual air, reserve air, breathing air, complemental air, and vital capacity. He defines vital capacity as a combination of residual, reserve and complemental air, ?⦠being the greatest voluntary expiration, following the deepest inspiration.? This paper contains numerous physiological tables and illustrations, many of which are drawn as silhouettes. ?Invention of the spirometer, making possible the determination of the vital capacity of the lungs. Hutchinson's work first appeared in summary form in Lancet, 1844, 1, 390-391, 567-70. [Garrison & Morton]. Garrison & Morton 930. Bookseller Inventory #

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Publisher: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1846.
Publication Date: 1846

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Book Description Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1846., London:, 1846. Contained in: Medico-Chirurgical Transactions published by The Royal Medical and Chirurgical Society of London, Vol. 29, pp. 137-252. 8vo. xxxvii, 352, 31, [1], 16 (ads.) pp. [In the article:] Tables A-X, 28 figs. Original blind-stamped dark green cloth, gilt-stamped cover ornament and spine title; extremities rubbed, corners showing. Very good. FIRST EDITION. In this fundamental work, Hutchinson divides the air contained in the lungs into five categories: residual air, reserve air, breathing air, complemental air, and vital capacity. He defines vital capacity as a combination of residual, reserve and complemental air, ?⦠being the greatest voluntary expiration, following the deepest inspiration.? This paper contains numerous physiological tables and illustrations, many of which are drawn as silhouettes. Invention of the spirometer, making possible the determination of the vital capacity of the lungs. Hutchinson's work first appeared in summary form in Lancet, 1844, 1, 390-391, 567-70. [Garrison & Morton]. Reference: Garrison & Morton 930. Seller Inventory # M13484

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