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Medicine d'armee

Author Monro, Donald
Title Medicine d'armee
Imprint A Paris: Chez P.F. Didot le jeune
Date of Publication 1769
Language French
Notes Donald Monro (1727-1802) was the second son of Alexander Monro, the first professor of anatomy and surgery at Edinburgh University. He was educated under the care of his father and graduated M.D. in 1753. In December 1760 during the Seven Year war (1756-1763) he was commissioned as army physician to the British military hospital in Germany. He published "An account of the diseases which were most frequent in the British military hospitals in Germany" together with an essay on the means of preserving the health of soldiers, and conducting military hospitals, in 1764. A classic of preventive and social medicine, this is undoubtely his most important work, providing valuable descriptions of campaign diseases. This is a copy of the first French edition, revised and expanded by Achille le Beque de Presle.
Shelfmark ABS.2.204.019
Reference Sources DNB
Acquired on 20/05/04
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