Medicine -- Formulae, receipts, prescriptions
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Item — Box 3, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents In the casebook, Rush provided brief histories for his treatment of about 75 individuals. Entries generally included the year, patient's name, presented medical issue, dates of treatment, prescriptions applied, pulses noted, and the progression or resolution of the problem. Rheumatism was the most common complaint, along with dropsy (edema), pneumonia, diarrhea, and mania. Among the other illnesses listed were palsy (paralysis), fever, typhus, epilepsy, consumption, scurvy, hydrothorax, swelled...
Item — Box 1: Series 1, Folder: 4
Scope and Contents Gates indicates that he will try the remedies Rush suggested. He believes that England is likely to become a despotism, and notes that there is a rumor in New York City that England will defeat America's treaty with France regarding Louisiana.
Dates: 1803 August 8
Item — Box 1: Series 1, Folder: 14