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Clinical notes

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Abraham Ornsteen papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 373
Overview Dr. Abraham Ornsteen’s medical notes and medical school pictures comprise the Abraham Ornsteen Papers collection. A Philadelphia neurologist and professor at the University of Pennsylvania, Dr. Abraham Ornsteen (September 30, 1894-April 28, 1978) gained notoriety for his clinical instruction which included some of the earliest medical instruction videos. This collection includes Dr. Ornsteen’s neurological notes, as well as class and professional portraits. This collection was discovered during...
Dates: 1915 - 1929

E. A. Santee lecture notes from Jefferson Medical College

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 2/223-03
Scope and Contents Volume of student notes, 1863-1864, taken by E. A. Santee at Jefferson Medical College on, primarily, lectures of Samuel Henry Dickson on practice of medicine; Robley Dunglison on physiology; Samuel D. Gross on surgery and gunshot wounds; and Ellerslie Wallace on obstetrics. Includes notes on medical and surgical clinics of D. Hayes Agnew and J. L. Ludlow at Philadelphia General Hospital.
Dates: 1863 - 1864

John Elsom notes on clinics from Jefferson Medical College and Pennsylvania Hospital

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 2/061
Scope and Contents Volume of medical and surgical cases presented to students by faculty members at the clinic and hospital of Jefferson Medical College and staff at Pennsylvania Hospital, 30 Sept. 1848 to 14 Feb. 1849. Entries contain name and age of patient with description of the ailment and notes on treatment or prescription. There are occasional follow-up studies of certain patients. Index to subjects included. Physicians presenting cases are: Robley Dunglison, George Fox, W. W. Gerhard, Charles D. Meigs,...
Dates: 1848 - 1849

Joseph Leidy notes of a post mortem examination of W. E. Horner

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 2/170-02
Scope and Contents Leidy describes condition of W. E. Horner’s internal organs at time of death on 13 Mar. 1853; emphasis placed on heart and kidneys. Horner died of enteroperitonitis.

Transcribed in "The Final Appearance of Dr. William E. Horner" Fugitive Leaves from the Historical Collections, ser. 3, vol. 5, no. 2 (1990), pp. 5-6.
Dates: 1853

Records of The Philadelphia General Hospital

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 6/005-07
Overview Until its closing, Philadelphia General Hospital (PGH) was the oldest institution in the United States in continuous service providing hospitalized care. Established in 1729, the Hospital had a long history dedicated to the care of the medically indigent of the city. In 1834, the institution moved from Center City to Blockley Township in West Philadelphia to the area that is now between 34th Street and University Avenue. At that time, it was renamed the Philadelphia Almshouse and Hospital and...
Dates: 1884 - 1941

Samuel B. Hunter clinical lecture notes from Pennsylvania Hospital and Jefferson Medical College

 Item
Identifier: MSS 410
Scope and Contents note Bound volume of notes in pencil and ink taken by Samuel B. Hunter in 1854 and 1855. The notes record Hunter's observation of clinical visits, describing patient's complaints and their treatments. The volume also includes some recipes for prescriptions.
Dates: 1854-1855