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On the influence of mechanical and physiological rest

Hilton, John

Published by Bell & Baldy, London, 1863
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Hilton, John (1804-78). On the influence of mechanical and physiological rest in the treatment of accidents and surgical diseases. 8vo. xii, 499 [1]pp. 24-page publisher's catalogue in back. 117 text illustrations. London: Bell & Daldy, 1863. 222 x 143 mm. Original cloth, uncut, hinges slightly cracked. Lightly browned, but very good. Bookplates. First Edition. Garrison-Morton 5609. Hilton suggested that symptoms are disordered reflexes and advocated complete rest in the treatment of surgical disorders in all parts of the body. He also contributed the concept of pain as a guide to the seat of disease. His book, a surgical classic, continued in print into second half of the 20th century (6th ed. 1950). Norman 1074. Bookseller Inventory # 30711

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Title: On the influence of mechanical and ...

Publisher: Bell & Baldy, London

Publication Date: 1863

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: 1st Edition

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