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MEDICAL REPORTS OF THE EFFECTS OF WATER,
Currie, James.

MEDICAL REPORTS OF THE EFFECTS OF WATER,

Cold and Warm, as a Remedy in Fever and Other Diseases, Whether applied to the Surface of the Body, or used Internally; Including An Inquiry into the Circumstances that render Cold Drink, or the Cold Bath, dangerous in Health. To Which are Added Observations on the Nature of Fever; and on the Effects of Opium, Alcohol, and Inanition. Liverpool Printed by J. M’Creery ... 1798.
2nd Ed. Corrected and Enlarged. xi + [i] + vii + 273pp. + 63pp. + viii. Some light browning, faint institutional ink stamp to t.p., rebound in gilt lettered cloth, sl. faded and bumped spine, upper joint frayed. ESTC T72780. G & M 1988 (First Edition). ‘Currie was the first in Great Britain to use cold water packs in the treatment of fever. He made some original observations on the clinical use of the thermometer. It was Currie who first edited Robert Burns’s collected works.’
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