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Stephen Cheek essay on yellow fever

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 2/103
"An inaugural essay on yellow fever: presented to the faculty of the Philadelphia College of Medicine for the degree of doctor in medicine" Cheek maintains yellow fever itself is not contagious but communicable only under certain climatic conditions. He then discusses the yellow fever outbreak in New Orleans in 1853 and describes symptoms and possible methods of treatment.

Dates

  • undated

Creator

Extent

1 folder

Biographical / Historical

Stephen H. Cheek, of New Orleans, Louisiana, was born circa 1829. He received his M.D. from the Philadelphia College of Medicine in 1857.

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Small collections
Title
Stephen Cheek essay on yellow fever

Repository Details

Part of the Historical Medical Library of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Repository

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