Lectures on the Principles & Practice of Surgery at St Thomas' Hospital Vol. 1

Scope and Content

The volume has the original pagination pp.1-507, writing is on both the recto and the verso, and there is an index in the rear. This is volume 1 of 4 containing lectures 1-18, finishing part way through lecture 18.

The contents are as follows: (1) introductory lecture, (2) on irritation, (3-4) on inflammation, (5) on the treatment of inflammation, (6) on adhesive and suppurative inflammation, (7) on suppurative and ulcerative inflammation, (8) on abscesses, (9) on granulation and the healing of ulcers, (10) on the impediments to the healing of ulcers, (11) ulcers continued and on mortification, (12) on the injuries of the head, (13-14) on the effects arising from compression of the brain, (15) on hydrocele, (16) on the radical cure of hydrocele, (17-18) on aneurysm.