Practice of Physic, Vol. 5

Scope and Content

The manuscript has the original pagination pp.1-46, the writing is on the verso only with occasional notes on the recto, and the title is given on the front cover as 'Practise of Physic Vol.5'. The lectures are numbered and begin part way through lecture 20 and finish part way through lecture 25.

The topics covered are as follows: the treatment of pleuritis [pleurisy], diseases of the heart, carditis, pericarditis, hydrops pericardii [pericardial effusion], hypertrophy, passive aneurysm, angina pectoris, gastritis, scirrhous of the stomach, enteritis, colonitis, scirrhous of the intestines, and hepatitis.