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Bloodletting

 Subject
Subject Source: Medical Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Benjamin Rush lecture or essay fragments, Undated

 Item — Box 3, Folder: 4
Scope and Contents Lecture or essay regarding use of cordial remedies and bleeding, a discussion of influenza, along with a 2-page partial report on an autopsy that noted the presence of a tumor in the abdomen.
Dates: Undated

Benjamin Rush (Philadelphia) letter to John Bostock (Liverpool, England), 1806 April 7

 Item — Box 2: Series 1, Folder: 3
Identifier: 1
Scope and Contents Rush thanks Bostock for his article "Analysis of Animal Fluides," then provides requested anecdotes regarding Bostock's father. Rush comments upon treatment for pulmonary consumption and the use of bloodletting in parturition and pregnancy.
Dates: 1806 April 7

Benjamin Rush (Sydenham) letter to Nathaniel Potter (Baltimore), 1799 October 18

 Item — Box 2: Series 1, Folder: 3
Identifier: 1
Scope and Contents Rush comments on commerce and the work of physicians, and on Philadelphia physicians opposed to use of mercury and bloodletting.
Dates: 1799 October 18