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

Subject

Surgery, Military
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Medical care

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.

Abstract

A brief textbook on field surgeries.

Creator

Gross, Samuel D.

Publisher

Philadelphia : J. B. Lippincott & Co., 1861

Date Created

1861

Rights

The Boston Medical Library does not hold copyright on all materials in this collection. For use information, consult Public Services at chm@hms.harvard.edu

Access Rights

Access to the original work depicted requires advance notice. Contact Public Services at chm@hms.harvard.edu for additional information

Is Part Of

Boston Medical Library Rare Books Collection (33.M.1).

References

View the online catalog record.

Format

text

Extent

Excerpt (2 pages) from book

Language

English

Type

text

Identifier

DigID0001666

Provenance

Deposited by the Boston Public Library with the Boston Medical Library, 1906.

Files

Citation

Gross, Samuel D., “"A manual of military surgery; or, hints on the emergencies of field, camp and hospital practice.",” Center for the History of Medicine: OnView, accessed October 23, 2017, http://collections.countway.harvard.edu/onview/items/show/6105.

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