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Heirs of Hippocrates

The Development of Medicine in a Catalogue of Historic Books

Complete Record - Heirs of Hippocrates No. 956.7

M. (ANTOINE) LOUIS (1723-1792) Observation et remarques sur les effets du virus cancéreux, et sur les tentative qu'on peut faire pour découvir un spécifique contre ce vice. Chez Delaguette ... 1749 viij, 55, [1] p. 17 cm.

For more information on this author or work, see number: 956.5

A work on cancerous growths (comprehending a wide range of tumours, cancerous and non-cancerous according to modern understanding) and remedies, mostly herbal and chemical, against the ‘virus’. Louis was an outstanding surgeon and the author of the articles on surgery in the Encyclopédie. His later work is almost entirely medical jurisprudence, to which field he made important contributions.

See Related Record(s): 956.5

Cited references: Wellcome III, p. 549

Gift of John Martin, M.D.

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