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Nelson Isham commonplace book

 Collection — Volume: 1
Identifier: MSS 2/025
Scope and Contents The bulk of the volume contains Isham's notes on the lecture courses of Eli Ives on disease of children and materia medica at Yale in 1826 and 1827. The notes describe the causes, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases of infants and children (pp. 2-98) and different medications and their uses (pp.101-132). There is a topical index to the lecture notes on page 233. The remainder of the commonplace book contains medical recipes and prescriptions (pp.99-100 and 171-193); a...
Dates: 1826 - 1831

Notes on the lectures of Eli Ives

Identifier: MSS 2/123
Scope and Contents Notes by student, possibly Richard O. Flynn, taken from lectures of Eli Ives on materia medica at the Medical Institution of Yale College, 1822-1823. Ives defines materia medica, explains classification system, then describes individual substances and uses according to system in the following order: narcotics, antispasmodics, irritants, tonics, aromatics, astringents, emetics, cathartics, emmenagogues, diuretics, diaphoretics, expectorants, sialagogues, and errhines.
Dates: 1822 - 1823

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