Paré, Ambroise, 1510?-1590

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Ambroise Paré was a French surgeon. He was the great official royal surgeon for kings Henry II, Francis II, Charles IX and Henry III and is considered as one of the fathers of surgery and modern forensic pathology. He was a leader in surgical techniques and battlefield medicine, especially the treatment of wounds. He was also an anatomist and invented several surgical instruments.

From the description of Document of Ambroise Paré, 1573, July 15. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 715427888

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creatorOf Paré, Ambroise, 1510?-1590. Document of Ambroise Paré, 1573, July 15. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn Geraghty, Thomas P. Ambrose Pare : gentleman and surgeon of France / Thomas P. Geraghty. Oregon Health & Science University Library, OHSU Library
creatorOf [Ambroise Paré, biographical materials] University of Wisconsin - Madison, General Library System
referencedIn Getchell, Francis Horace, 1836-1907. The renaissance of obstetrics; (Introductory lecture to the spring course of 1872)., illustrated by the life & works of Ambroise Paré. College of Physicians of Philadelphia
referencedIn Nestlé's Milk Products, Inc. [Collection of portraits. Homage de Nestlé]. Stanford University Lane Medical Library
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associatedWith Barlow Society for the History of Medicine. corporateBody
associatedWith Dock, George, 1860-1951. person
associatedWith Geraghty, Thomas P. person
associatedWith Getchell, Francis Horace, 1836-1907. person
associatedWith Los Angeles Academy of Medicine. corporateBody
associatedWith Los Angeles County Medical Association, corporateBody
associatedWith Los Angeles Society of Internal Medicine. corporateBody
associatedWith Los Angeles Surgical Society. corporateBody
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California--Los Angeles
Medicine--History--16th century--Sources
Medicine--Societies, etc


Birth 1509

Death 1590-12-20


French, Middle (ca.1400-1600)



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