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A treatise on acupuncturation

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Title:
A treatise on acupuncturation
Description:
Churchill's Treatise is the first English monograph devoted to the subject of acupuncture; it describes four cases for which the therapy provided relief of pain. In 1828, James Morss Churchill published a companion work, describing the efficacy of acupuncture in cases of rheumatism, lumbago, and sciatica. Title page of James Morss Churchill's A treatise on acupunccturation, with the frontispiece showing an engraving of acupuncture needles
Creator:
Churchill, James Morss, 1796?-1863
Date:
1821
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 (RM184.C47 c.2)
Series:
Boston Medical Library
Subjects:
Title pages
Frontispieces (illustrations)
Churchill, James Morss, 1796?-1863
Acupuncture
Extent:
1 title page and 1 frontispiece
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Publisher:
Simkin and Marshall
Notes:
Purchased for the Boston Medical Library, 1922
Language:
English
Identifier:
DigID0002540