American modern practice; or, a simple method of prevention and cure of diseases, according to the latest improvements and discoveries, comprising a practical system adapted to the use of medical practitioners of the United States. To which is added an appendix, containing an account of many domestic remedies recently introduced into practice, and some approved formulae applicable to the diseases of our climate ... / [James Thacher].

  • Thacher, James, 1754-1844.
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Boston : Published by Ezra Read, C. Norris and co., printers, 1817.

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2 unnumbered pages, iv, 3-744 pages : including table ; (8vo)

References note

Austin 1876


Copyright statement (p. [2]) is dated Dec. 30, 1816
"Historical sketch of medical science, and the sources and means of medical instruction in the United States": p. [3]-66
"An inquiry into the effects of ardent spirits" by Benjamin Rush (p. 104-128) was separately published in Philadelphia in 1787 under title: An inquiry into the effects of spirituous liquors upon the human body
"Vaccine inoculation" (p. 381-383) was separately published in Philadelphia in 1807 under title: Instructions for vaccine inoculation, commonly called vaccination
"Dr. Jennings' patent portable warm and hot bath" (p. 676-683) consists of extracts from S. K. Jennings' Letters and certificates recommending the patent portable warm and hot bath (Norfolk [Va.] 1816)



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