The Resource Lectures on materia medica & pharmacy by George B. Wood, M.D., notes taken by William W. Gerhard

Lectures on materia medica & pharmacy by George B. Wood, M.D., notes taken by William W. Gerhard

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Lectures on materia medica & pharmacy by George B. Wood, M.D., Summer 1827
Title
Lectures on materia medica & pharmacy by George B. Wood, M.D.
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notes taken by William W. Gerhard
Inclusive dates
Summer 1827
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Language
eng
Summary
One volume (63 leaves) of notes on materia medica and pharmacy lectures delivered by George B. Wood. Lectures are dated from April 29, 1827 to July 9, 1827 and cover the topics of emetics, cathartics, diaphoretics, diuretics, expectorants, emmenagogues, anthelmintics, antacids, antilithics, demulcents, external applications, epispastics, rubefacients, and escharotics
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Biographical or historical data
William Wood Gerhard was born on 23 July 1809. He married a Miss Dobbyn in 1850; they had three children. Gerhard died on 28 April 1872. Gerhard received an A.B. from Dickinson College in 1826 and an M.D. from the University of Pennsylvania in 1830. He studied medicine under Joseph Parrish, then in 1830 or 1831, Gerhard went to Paris to study with Chomel, Andral, and Louis. He returned to Philadelphia in 1833 and became resident physician, 1834-1836, and visiting physician, 1845-1868, at Pennsylvania Hospital and lectured at Philadelphia Hospital, 1835-1845. He was professor of the institutes of medicine at the University of Pennsylvania from 1838 to 1872. Gerhard was elected to fellowship in the College of Physicians of Philadelphia in 1834.
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1809-1872
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Gerhard, W. W.
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  • Wood, George Bacon
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • Materia medica
  • Pharmacy
  • Emetics
  • Laxatives
  • Therapeutics
  • Diuretics
  • Expectorants
  • Emmenagogues
  • Anthelmintics
  • Antacids
  • Escharotics
  • Gerhard, W. W. (William Wood), 1809-1872 [Autograph] (CPP)
Label
Lectures on materia medica & pharmacy by George B. Wood, M.D., notes taken by William W. Gerhard
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Control code
000144702
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1
Immediate source of acquisition
Unknown
Ownership
Inscribed William W. Gerhard, Philadelphia.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 144702
  • 145643
  • (CStRLIN)PACV00-A28
Type of unit
v.
Label
Lectures on materia medica & pharmacy by George B. Wood, M.D., notes taken by William W. Gerhard
Control code
000144702
Extent
1
Immediate source of acquisition
Unknown
Ownership
Inscribed William W. Gerhard, Philadelphia.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 144702
  • 145643
  • (CStRLIN)PACV00-A28
Type of unit
v.

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