The Resource Notes on the materia medica lectures of Nathaniel Chapman

Notes on the materia medica lectures of Nathaniel Chapman

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Notes on the materia medica lectures of Nathaniel Chapman, 1815-1816
Title
Notes on the materia medica lectures of Nathaniel Chapman
Inclusive dates
1815-1816
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Language
eng
Summary
One volume of notes on the materia medica lectures of Nathaniel Chapman, 1815-1816. Contains a table of "the abridged materia medica" in the back of the volume. Topics include emetics, cathartics (used to accelerate defecation), diuretics, lithotriptics (used to dissolve stones), diaphoretics (to produce or increase perspiration), emmenagogues, narcotics, anti-spasmodics, tonics, and astringents
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Biographical or historical data
Nathaniel Chapman was an 1801 graduate of the Medical School of the University of Pennsylvania, furthering his medical studies in Edinburgh before settling in Philadelphia in 1804. Chapman is best known as a medical teacher, editor, and professional advocate. He became editor of the Philadelphia Journal of the Medical and Physical Sciences in 1820. From 1810 on he taught at the University of Pennsylvania, serving as professor of materia medica and professor of the theory and practice of medicine and clinical medicine. In 1817 Chapman founded the Medical Institute of Philadelphia, considered the first medical post-graduate school in the United States. The principle publications of Chapman's career are based on his lectures, such as his A Compendium of Lectures on the Theory and Practice of Medicine (1846). Among his other accomplishments, Chapman was elected the first president of the American Medical Association in 1847. Chapman was also a Fellow of the College of Physicians, elected in 1807.
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  • Chapman, Nathaniel
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • Astringents
  • Cathartics
  • Cholinergic Antagonists
  • Diaphoresis and diaphoretics
  • Diuretics
  • Emetics
  • Lithotriptics
  • Materia medica
  • Menstruation-Inducing Agents
  • Narcotics
  • Tonics (Medicinal preparations)
Label
Notes on the materia medica lectures of Nathaniel Chapman
Instantiates
Control code
000144737
Extent
1
Immediate source of acquisition
Unknown
Ownership
Source unknown.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 144737
  • 145678
  • (CStRLIN)PACV00-A6
Type of unit
v.
Label
Notes on the materia medica lectures of Nathaniel Chapman
Control code
000144737
Extent
1
Immediate source of acquisition
Unknown
Ownership
Source unknown.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 144737
  • 145678
  • (CStRLIN)PACV00-A6
Type of unit
v.

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