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Memoirs of John Abernethy, F.R.S

with a view of his lectures, writings, and character

by George Macilwain

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Published by Hurst & Blackett in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Physicians,
  • Surgeons

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby George Macilwain
    ContributionsMacilwain, George, 1797-1882 (Inscriber), Royal College of Physicians of London
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 volumes :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26292759M

    I often joke that The Chirurgeon’s Apprentice is all about ‘the horrors of pre-anaesthetic surgery’ and yet, I’ve never written an article which focuses primarily on the patient’s experience before the widespread use of ether beginning in the s. Suffice-to-say, it was not a pleasant affair. In , the anatomist, John Hunter, colourfully described surgery as ‘a humiliating. John Abernethy was born in Shetland and today resides in Edinburgh. He has worked for most of his life in bookselling, publishing and tourism. He has previously written on Scottish history, as well as books for children, collaborated with renowned singer and actress, .

    1. Author(s): Macilwain,George, Title(s): Memoirs of John Abernethy, F. R. S., with a view of his lectures, writings, and George Macilwain. John Abernethy FRS (3 April – 20 April ) was an English surgeon. He is popularly remembered today for having given his name to the Abernethy biscuit, a coarse-meal baked good meant to aid digestion.. Life. He was a grandson of the Reverend John Abernethy. He was born in Coleman Street in the City of London on 3 April , where his father was a merchant.

    John Abernethy was the son of a merchant. He went to school in Wolverhampton, but in left school to go to London. In , only 15 years of age, he was apprenticed to Sir Charles Blicke (), a surgeon who was associated with St. Bartholomew's Hospital and had a large practice.   Memoirs of the life and writings of the author. An inquiry into the original state and formation of the earth. An attempt toward obtaining invariable measures of length, capacity, and weight, from the mensuration of time, independent of the mechanical operations requisite to ascertain the center of oscillation, or the true length of by: 2.


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About the PublisherPrice: $ Cover, frontismatter and title page have been digitized from this biography of English surgeon John Abernethy (). Abernethy invented the Abernethy biscuit as an aid for digestion. He wrote one of the earliest popular works on medical science intended to be read by patients.

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Memoirs of John Abernethy With a View of His Lectures, His Writings, and Character; with Additional Extracts from Original Documents, Now First Published Language: English: LoC Class: R: Medicine: Subject: Abernethy, John, Subject: Physicians -- Great Britain -- Biography Category: Text: EBook-No.

Release Date: The principal sources of information on John Abernethy are found in the "Memoirs of John Abernethy" by George Macilwain, one of his pupils.

Although the book is factually accurate, it is somewhat one-sided in the interpretation of the illusive character of Abernethy, probably because the author had not achieved any degree of intimacy with his teacher or his family.

Get this from a library. Memoirs of John Abernethy, F.R.S.: with a view of his lectures, writings, and character. [George Macilwain]. The Online Books Page. Online Books by. George Macilwain (Macilwain, George, ) Books from the extended shelves: Macilwain, George, Memoirs of John Abernethy, F.R.S.: with a view of his lectures, writings, and character / (New York: Harper & Bros., ) (page images at HathiTrust) Macilwain, George, Memoirs of John Abernethy: With a View of His.

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S., With a View of His Lectures, Writings and Character, ISBN X, ISBNLike New Used, Free shipping in the USSeller Rating: % positive. Memoirs of John Abernethy, ISBNISBNLike New Used, Free shipping in the USSeller Rating: % positive. The Lancet TO JOHN ABERNETHY, ESQ.

F.R.S. Quod verum atque decens, curo et rogo, et omnis in hoc sum. STR,-As you have become of late a kind of Christian advocate, as well as a surgical lecturer, and have apparently endeavoured to add to your long-established reputation as a teacher of anatomy, by assuming the higher functions of a teacher of morals, I trust that the following observations.

ABERNETHY, JOHN (–), an eminent surgeon, was born in London 3 Aprilthe son of John Abernethy, a London merchant belonging to an Irish family of Scotch extraction, whose father and grandfather, both of the same name, were Irish nonconformist divines, the second in descent especially being of some eminence.

Although the memoir can trace history back as far as St. Augustine and his Confessions, I decided to focus this list around contemporary books – those written within the last years, with a pretty heavy skew towards those from the last 20 years.

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He contributed articles to Rees's Cyclopædia on Anatomy and Physiology, but the topics are not known. A collected edition of his works was published in A biography, Memoirs of John Abernethy, by George Macilwain (–), appeared in Born: 3 AprilColeman Street in the City of London.

A collected edition of his works was published in A biography, Memoirs of John Abernethy, by George Macilwain (–), appeared in John Abernathy is referenced in Edgar Allan Poe's, The Purloined letter   Memoir by John McGahern pp, Faber, £ John McGahern's Memoir is painfully aware of its larger significance as an account of growing up in rural Ireland during the s and 50s.

John Abernethy is the author of Scottish History ( avg rating, 25 ratings, 9 reviews, published ), Heather the Highland Cow ( avg rating, 11 /5.1. Author(s): Macilwain,George, Title(s): Memoirs of John Abernethy, F. R. S., with a view of his lectures, writings, and character.Memoirs of John Abernethy, F.R.S.

Cover, frontismatter and title page have been digitized from this biography of English surgeon John Abernethy ().