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Medicine in the time of John Hunter compared with the medicine of today

annual oration of the Hunterian Society, 1890

by Stephen Mackenzie

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Published by Ash in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History of Medicine

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesHunterian Society oration -- 1890.
    ContributionsMackenzie, Stephen, 1844-1909 (Inscriber), Hunterian Society, Royal College of Physicians of London
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[ii], 20 p. ;
    Number of Pages20
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26297782M


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John Hunter, surgeon, founder of pathological anatomy in England, and early advocate of investigation and experimentation. He also carried out many important studies and experiments in comparative aspects of biology, anatomy, physiology, and pathology. Hunter never completed a course of studies in.

John Hunter FRS (13 February – 16 October ) was a Scottish surgeon, one of the most distinguished scientists and surgeons of his was an early advocate of careful observation and scientific method in medicine. He was a teacher of, and collaborator with, Edward Jenner, pioneer of the smallpox vaccine.

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Born into a large family based near Glasgow, John Hunter went to London in to work with his brother William (), a successful obstetrician and physician. He showed an aptitude for anatomical work and also for securing a supply of corpses for dissection; he was probably present at the dissection of more than two thousand human bodies during the 12 years he spent working with his Nationality: Scottish.

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A hospitium was a hospital or hospice for pilgrims. In time, the hospitium developed and became more like today’s hospitals, with monks providing the. Christopher Lawrence’s book review of Wendy Moore’s biography of Hunter “The Knife Man: Blood, Body-snatching and the birth of Modern Surgery” () in the ‘Bulletin of the History of Medicine ‘ (Spring, ) is titled “The Knife Man: The Extraordinary Life and Times of John Hunter, Father of Modern Surgery”.

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John Hunter () moved to London in to join his brother William (see Midwifery) and worked with him for ten years developing the skills of dissection. He became the leading surgeon of the day and built a large house in Earl's Court which had dissecting rooms, and he also collected a menagerie of unusual animals which were dissected.

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