An Inaugural Dissertation on Pulmonary Consumption

Edward Delafield (1794 - 1875)

At a time when diseases termed "consumption" were among the leading cause of death in the county, physicians such as Edward Delafield began to publish observations, research, and studies on the topic. The hope of such works was to share gained knowledge with all physicians with faith that causes and treatments would be found to stop these devastating maladies. This is one such work. - Summary by afutterer

Genre(s): Medical, Modern (19th C)

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 00 Introduction Inkell
Play 01 Consumption Characteristics and Causation. Inkell
Play 02 The Symptoms of Consumption Inkell
Play 03 The Proximate Cause of The Disease Inkell
Play 04 Diet and Regimen of Consumption Patients. Inkell