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Author Nance, Brian.

Title Turquet de Mayerne as baroque physician : the art of medical portraiture / Brian Nance.

Published Amsterdam ; New York : Rodopi, 2001.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM BioMed H  610.92 MAYE/ NANC    AVAILABLE
Physical description xiii, 237 pages : illustrations, facsimiles ; 29 cm.
Series Wellcome Institute series in the history of medicine.
Clio medica, 0045-7183 ; 65.
Clio medica (Amsterdam, Netherlands) ; 65.
Wellcome Institute series in the history of medicine.
Notes "This book examines the consultations of Sir Theodore Turquet de Mayerne, a court physician to the early Stuart kings of England"--Pref.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 207-223) and index.
Contents "The most difficult thing" -- A phsyician's life: a brief thematic biography -- Constructing the casebooks - The past: evaluating the patient -- The past: determining the patient's temperament -- The present: what is a disease? -- The present: Mayerne's diagnosis in social context -- The future: prognosis -- The future: therapeutics -- The death of prince Henry -- Mayerne as baroque phsyician -- Appendices: 1. A guide to the Ephemerides morborum -- 2. Entries by year and type.
Subject Mayerne, Théodore Turquet de, Sir, 1573-1655.
ISBN 9042011416 (Bound)
9042011319 (paperback)