Commentaires des Propositions de Pathologie.

BROUSSAIS, Francois-Joseph Victor.

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Place Published: Paris
Publisher: Delaunay
Date Published: 1829

Description: Consignee dans L'examen des Doctrines Medicales. 2 vols., 8vo, full contemporary calf; worn, spine of volume I mended. Paris and Brussels: Delaunay, 1829. Very good.

Comments: Broussais (1772-1838) saw disease as "real entities, independent of the organism." He declared that fevers are only reactions to certain inflammations. He "lived at a time when a monistic system of pathology was still possible. His was a kind of "Brownism" in reverse, in which the phenomena of illness are different from those of health, only in intensity." (DSB). He touches on various aspects of the body to comment on their pathology at different times.

Binding: hardcover
Condition: very good
Language: French
Type: Books

Book ID: 80034


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