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"A manual of military surgery; or, hints on the emergencies of field, camp and hospital practice."

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Title:
"A manual of military surgery; or, hints on the emergencies of field, camp and hospital practice."
Description:
S. D. Gross, professor of surgery at the Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, was one of the country's foremost operative surgeons. He designed this brief textbook on field surgery for emergencies: portable, easy of reference, always at hand. A Confederate version also appeared in 1861. The woodcuts depict a probe and bullet-forceps. A brief textbook on field surgeries.
Creator:
Gross, Samuel D.
Date:
1861
Format:
Documents
Location:
Center for the History of Medicine (Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine)
Collection (local):
Boston Medical Library
Boston Medical Library Rare Books Collection (33.M.1).
Series:
Boston Medical Library
Subjects:
Surgery, Military
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Medical care
Extent:
Excerpt (2 pages) from book
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Publisher:
Philadelphia : J. B. Lippincott & Co., 1861
Notes:
Deposited by the Boston Public Library with the Boston Medical Library, 1906.
Language:
English
Identifier:
DigID0001666