The Resource [Case reports on a great variety of ailments observed at Philadelphia General Hospital and University Hospital]

[Case reports on a great variety of ailments observed at Philadelphia General Hospital and University Hospital]

Label
[Case reports on a great variety of ailments observed at Philadelphia General Hospital and University Hospital], 1890-1893
Title
[Case reports on a great variety of ailments observed at Philadelphia General Hospital and University Hospital]
Inclusive dates
1890-1893
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Two volumes of 124 case reports on patients observed by Dr. Swan at the medical clinics of Philadelphia General Hospital and the University of Pennsylvania Hospital. Volume 1 contains cases 1-83, dated 24 September 1890 to 12 November 1891 and 6 October 1892 to 22 December 1892. Volume 2 contains cases 86-126, dated 7 January 1893 to 5 April 1893. Each report contains hospital name, date, attending physician, diagnosis, and procedures followed. Diagnoses vary. Approximately eight different attending physicians are noted, including William Pepper and Edward Tyson
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Biographical or historical data
John Mumford Swan was born 23 Jan. 1870 in Newport, R.I. and died on 22 Nov. 1949 in Rochester, N.Y. In 1893 he received his M.D. from the Medical Department of the University of Pennsylvania. He was a Resident Physician (1894-1895) and Dispensary Physician (1896-1908) at Presbyterian Hospital, Philadelphia, before serving as Director of the Laboratories of the American Oncologic Hospital (1908-1910). He also held several teaching positions at the University of Pennsylvania (1895-1904), the Philadelphia Polyclinic (1910-1911), and the Medico-Chirurgical College (1910-1911). Swan moved to Watkins, N.Y., to serve as Medical Director of the Glen Springs (1910-1911). He joined the U.S. Army Medical Corps (1915-1919) and served at Base Hospital no. 19 in France during World War I. Swan was sent by the Red Cross to the Dominican Republic and Haiti to investigate health problems (1919-1920). He finally settled in Rochester, N.Y., where he established private practice and served as Staff Physician (1921-1939) and Consulting Physician (1940-1943) to Park Avenue Hospital. Swan was a founding member and President (1920-1921) of the American Society of Tropical Medicine. He was elected a Fellow of the College of Physicians in 1900.
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PPC
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1870-1949
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Swan, John M.
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  • Philadelphia General Hospital
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • Clinical medicine
  • Swan, John M. (John Mumford), 1870-1949 [Bookstamp] (CPP)
  • Swan, John M. (John Mumford), 1870-1949 [Donor] (CPP)
Label
[Case reports on a great variety of ailments observed at Philadelphia General Hospital and University Hospital]
Link
http://www.collegeofphysicians.org/FIND_AID/S/swanjm10a_337.htm
Instantiates
Control code
000144714
Cumulative index finding aids
Finding aid available in repository and online.
Extent
2
Immediate source of acquisition
Swan, J.M.
Materials spec
Casebooks.
Ownership
Given to the College of Physicians in 1943 by John M. Swan, M.D. Vol. 1 bears Swan's book stamp and vol. 2 bears Swan's autograph.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 144714
  • 145655
  • (CStRLIN)PACV00-A39
Type of unit
v.
Label
[Case reports on a great variety of ailments observed at Philadelphia General Hospital and University Hospital]
Link
http://www.collegeofphysicians.org/FIND_AID/S/swanjm10a_337.htm
Control code
000144714
Cumulative index finding aids
Finding aid available in repository and online.
Extent
2
Immediate source of acquisition
Swan, J.M.
Materials spec
Casebooks.
Ownership
Given to the College of Physicians in 1943 by John M. Swan, M.D. Vol. 1 bears Swan's book stamp and vol. 2 bears Swan's autograph.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 144714
  • 145655
  • (CStRLIN)PACV00-A39
Type of unit
v.

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