Publisher Information: New York: D. Appleton, 1871.
Howe, Joseph W. (1843-90). Emergencies and how to treat them: The etiology, pathology, and treatment of the accidents, diseases, and cases of poisoning, which demand prompt action. 265pp. plus 6pp. adverts. New York: D. Appleton and Co., 1871. 220 x 147 mm. Original cloth, gilt-lettered spine (faded; slight wear at extremities), minor edgewear. Faint staining in upper margins, but very good. Later owner’s booklabel.
First Edition of this “guide in the treatment of cases of emergency occurring in medical, surgical, or obstetrical practice” (p. 3), covering such topics as hemorrhage, burns, loss of consciousness, asphyxia, sunstroke, poisoning and complications of labor. Howe was clinical professor of surgery at Bellevue Hospital in New York. Garrison-Morton.com 12899.Book Id: 45313