Hippocrates to Harrison : Cooke


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Surgery

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Cooke, James, 1614-1694
Mellificivm chirvrgiæ, or, The marrow of chirurgery : an anatomical treatise, institutions of physick, with Hippocrates's aphorisms largely commented upon, the marrow of physick shewing the causes, signs and cures of most diseases incident to humane bodies; choice experienced receits for the cure of several distempers ... illustrated in its several parts with twelve brass cuts.
London : Printed by T. Hodgkin, for William Marshall, 1685.
4th edition

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This was the second book published by the Royal College of Physicians under the powers of the 1645 Printing Act. It provides a vivid account of Civil War surgery, and it is notable that the College next published an English edition of Paré's works which were by then a century old.

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