Rest and Pain: A Course of Lectures on the Influence of Mechanical and Physiological Rest in the Treatment of Accidents and Surgical Diseases and the Diagnostic Value of Pain
By the Late John Hilton, F.R.S., F.R.C.S.; edited by W. H. A. Jacobson, B.A., M.B. Oxon., F.R.C.S.
1880 - London - George Bell and Sons
7" by 5", xv, 511, 24pp
Rest and Pain: A Course of Lectures on the Influence of Mechanical and Physiological Rest in the Treatment of Accidents and Surgical Diseases and the Diagnostic Value of Pain b
John Hilton (1804 - 1878) was a British surgeon. Hilton entered Guy's Hospital in 1824. He was appointed demonstrator of anatomy in 1828, assistant-surgeon in 1845 and surgeon in 1849. In 1859 he was appointed professor of human anatomy and surgery at the Royal College of Surgeons College. As Arris and Gale professor from 1859 to 1862 he delivered a course of lectures on "Rest and Pain," which have become classics. He was also surgeon-extraordinary to Queen Victoria.
Previous owner's ink inscriptions to front and Grattan Medical Bookseller to St. Guy's Hospital to front pastedown.
In a cloth binding. Externally, generally smart but with slight wear to extremities and odd marks to boards. Front hinge strained. Internally, firmly bound. Bright and generally clean but with occasional slight spotting and handling marks.
Overall: VERY GOOD
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