Heroes of medicine. 19---?

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Heroes of medicine. 19---?

Portfolio of 13 plates containing 15 portraits with a short biography on verso of each.

13 plates in 1 v. : ports. ; 30 cm.

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Pasteur, Louis, 1822-1895

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French chemist and microbiologist. Amongst other things Pasteur proved that microrganisms caused fermentation and disease, he originated and was the first to use vaccines for rabbits, anthrax and chicken cholera and he performed important pioneer work in stereochemistry and he originated pasteurization. From the description of Letter. 1890 Apr. 26. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225747724 French physician and chemist. From the description of Papers, 1...

Koch, Robert, 1843-1910

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Heinrich Hermann Robert Koch (b. 11 December 1843, Clausthal, Kingdom of Hanover – d. 27 May 1910, Baden Baden, Germany), physician and microbiologist. As one of the main founders of modern bacteriology, he identified the specific causative agents of tuberculosis, cholera, and anthrax but also gave experimental support for the concept of infectious disease, which included experiments on humans and other animals. Koch created and improved laboratory technologies and techniques in the field of mic...

Simpson, James Young, 1811-1870

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Scottish obstetrician; introduced use of chloroform. From the description of Letters, 1868-1911, and undated. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 31821785 English physician. From the description of Autograph signature to a University of Edinburgh certificate, 1862 Apr. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270664609 James Young Simpson, 1st Baronet, graduated MD from Edinburgh University in 1832. He was made President of the Royal Medical Society of Edin...

Long, Crawford Williamson, 1815-1878

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Crawford Long, a Georgia native, received his education at Franklin College (University of Georgia). He completed his medical training at the University of Pennsylvania in 1839. After a short time in New York, Dr. Long returned to Georgia and spent his entire career there as a physician and surgeon. He is credited with performing the first operation with ether anesthesia on Mar. 30, 1842. From the guide to the The first patient to whom Crawford Williamson Long administered s[ulphuric...

Laennec, R. T. H. (René Théophile Hyacinthe), 1781-1826

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French physician, developed method of auscultation, invented the stethoscope. From the description of Cours de M. Laennec au Collége de France et Réflections critiques, 1825 : Paris / Jacques Étienne Belhomme. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35131150 From the description of Papers, 1825-1826. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 31674953 ...

Sydenham, Thomas, 1624-1689

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Epithet: of Add MS 37296 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000679.0x0002f2 ...

Hippocrates

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Epithet: Cous, floruit seculo quinto ante Christum British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000626.0x00004b ...

Pasteur, Louis, 1822-1895

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French chemist and microbiologist. Amongst other things Pasteur proved that microrganisms caused fermentation and disease, he originated and was the first to use vaccines for rabbits, anthrax and chicken cholera and he performed important pioneer work in stereochemistry and he originated pasteurization. From the description of Letter. 1890 Apr. 26. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225747724 French physician and chemist. From the description of Papers, 1...

Galen.

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Harvey, William, 1578–1657

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Morton, W. T. G. (William Thomas Green), 1819-1868

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Physician, one of the first to discover the anesthetic properties of ether. From the description of Papers, 1853 and undated. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35230311 ...

Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519

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Epithet: artist, engineer, and scientist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000628.0x000200 ...

Hunter, John, 1728-1793

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English physician. From the description of Letter, 1777, Sept. 7 : [London], to Edward Jenner. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35113899 John Hunter (1728-1793), surgeon, anatomist, and Fellow of the Royal Society who published several treatises on medical subjects, including one on inflammation and gunshot wounds. His anatomical and natural science collections form the core of the Hunterian Museum in Glasgow. From the description of Note on Edward May's Mo...

Auenbrugger, Leopold, 1722-1809

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Vesalius, Andreas, 1514-1564

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