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The treatment of the sick in Norwich during the seventeenth century

by Williams, Charles

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Published by Printed by Fletcher and Son in Norwich .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History, 17th Century,
  • Bladder Calculi, surgery

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Charles Williams
    ContributionsRoyal College of Surgeons of England
    The Physical Object
    Pagination15 p., [2] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages15
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26277786M

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      The number of intersex births is today estimated as being 1 in 4,, although it may be as high as 1 in 2, [7]. Given that the population of England and Wales in the mid-seventeenth century was roughly five million, this would mean there would have been perhaps 1,, people with some form of intersex condition during Jane's lifetime. 6 The statistics appeared regularly during the 18th century in the issues of Scots Magazine. 7 H. W. Hart, “Some notes on the sponsoring of patients for hospital treatment under the voluntary.

      Most historians agree that during the eighteenth century, medical care was usually provided by family, friends, local clergy and ‘wise women’. 1 But, as Christopher Lawrence commented, ‘the late seventeenth century saw the establishment of small surgical elites, who had the means to avail themselves of the high quality medical and surgical tuition available. In recent years the question of madness and how to define it has become the centre of a great deal of discussion. This is the question the distinguished French psychologist and philosopher Michel Foucault seeks to answer by studying madness from to - from the Middle Ages when insanity was considered part of everyday life and fools and madmen walked the streets, to the point when.


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Treatment of the sick poor of their parishes. (1) In the seventeenth century the sick poor had to find treatment for themselves. The overseers were only expected to give financial support and to pay, if necessary, the expenses entailed by the treatment.

NOTES ON MANUSCRIPTS AND EDITIONS. This English book exists in two Manuscripts: No. 30 of the Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris (Bibliotheca Bigotiana, ), and No. Sloane, in the British Paris Manuscript is of the Sixteenth Century, the Sloane is in a Seventeenth Century handwriting; the English of the Fourteenth Century seems to be on the whole well preserved in both.

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