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Observations on the Causes Symptoms and Nature of Scrofula or King's Evil Scurvy and Cancer - With Cases Illustrative of a Peculiar Mode of Treatment - cover

Observations on the Causes Symptoms and Nature of Scrofula or King's Evil Scurvy and Cancer - With Cases Illustrative of a Peculiar Mode of Treatment

John Kent

Publisher: DigiCat

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In his clinical treatise, 'Observations on the Causes, Symptoms, and Nature of Scrofula or King's Evil, Scurvy, and Cancer,' John Kent provides an astute examination of three historically persistent ailments. With a precision characteristic of the medical writings of his era, Kent intricately details the etiology, clinical presentations, and treatment approaches, augmenting his text with illustrative cases that embody his unique therapeutic strategies. His work, reproduced by DigiCat Publishing, bears the hallmark of classical medical literature, crafted in a prose that balances descriptive detail with the laconic efficacy expected by practitioners and scholars of the time. The book is contextualized by the evolving landscape of medical understanding in which it was originally penned and stands as a testament to its enduring relevance in historical medical studies. John Kent, steeped in the intellectual milieu of his day, was driven to document his findings on the maladies of Scrofula, Scurvy, and Cancer, diseases that posed significant medical challenges. His insights are informed by a meticulous accumulation of empirical evidence, a commendable allegiance to scientific inquiry, and a compassionate commitment to alleviating human suffering. The confluence of these traits makes his work an invaluable artifact from a period of intense medical exploration and innovation. Scholars, clinicians, and history aficionados alike will find 'Observations on the Causes, Symptoms, and Nature of Scrofula or King's Evil, Scurvy, and Cancer' not only a rich source of historical knowledge but also a platform for reflections on the evolution of medical practice. This meticulous reproduction by DigiCat accentuates the importance of preserving scholarly legacies and invites readers to engage with the text with the reverence befitting a classic. It's a remarkable resource for those interested in the historiography of medicine and the enduring challenges posed by diseases that have been the scourge of humanity across centuries.
Available since: 09/16/2022.
Print length: 27 pages.

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