The Resource Notes on the lectures of John Kearsley Mitchell

Notes on the lectures of John Kearsley Mitchell

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Notes on the lectures of John Kearsley Mitchell, 1852-1853
Title
Notes on the lectures of John Kearsley Mitchell
Inclusive dates
1852-1853
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
One volume (97 pages) of notes taken by an unidentified student on John Kearsley Mitchell's lectures on the practice of medicine. Lectures cover the topics of fevers, eruptive diseases, respiratory ailments, and gastrointestinal diseases. Diseases discussed include yellow fever, small pox, chicken pox, scarlet fever, measles, a variety of rashes, gastritis, pyrosis, dysentery, constipation, colic, hepatitis, croup, bronchitis, whooping cough, asthma, pneumonia, pleuritis, tuberculosis, typhoid fever, and typhus
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Biographical or historical data
John Kearsley Mitchell, was born on 12 May 1793 in Shepherdstown, Va., the son of Alexander and Elizabeth (Kearsley) Mitchell. Mitchell received an A.B. from the University in Edinburgh and an M.D. in 1819 from the Medical Department of the University of Pennsylvania. From 1820-1821, Mitchell served as a ship's surgeon before settling in Philadelphia. He became professor of medicine and physiology at the Medical Institute of Philadelphia in 1824. He also lectured in chemistry from 1833-1838 at the Franklin Institute and was professor of medicine at the Jefferson Medical College from 1841-1858. Mitchell was the first to describe spinal arthropathies in 1831. His other notable works include a book of poetry, Indecision, a Tale of the Far West and other poems (1839) and a medical treatise, On the Crytogamous Origin of Malarious and Epidemical Fevers (1849). In 1822 Mitchell married Sarah Matilda Henry, a union that produced 9 children including the eminent physician, S. Weir Mitchell. He was elected a Fellow of the College of Physicians in 1827. On 14 Apr. 1858, Mitchell died in Philadelphia.
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PPC
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mitchell, John Kearsley
  • Jefferson Medical College
  • Medicine
  • Clinical medicine
  • Fever
  • Respiratory organs
  • Digestive organs
Label
Notes on the lectures of John Kearsley Mitchell
Link
https://archive.org/details/10a_085
Instantiates
Control code
000144717
Extent
1
Immediate source of acquisition
Unknown
Materials spec
Lecture notes.
Ownership
Provenance unknown.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 144717
  • 145658
  • (CStRLIN)PACV00-A41
Type of unit
v.
Label
Notes on the lectures of John Kearsley Mitchell
Link
https://archive.org/details/10a_085
Control code
000144717
Extent
1
Immediate source of acquisition
Unknown
Materials spec
Lecture notes.
Ownership
Provenance unknown.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 144717
  • 145658
  • (CStRLIN)PACV00-A41
Type of unit
v.

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