Curiosities of Medical Experience
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Curiosities of Medical Experience

By J. G. (John Gideon) Millingen
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  • CURIOSITIES OF MEDICAL EXPERIENCE.
    • PREFACE TO THE SECOND EDITION.
    • INTRODUCTION.
    • OBESITY.
    • DWARFS.
    • GIGANTIC RACES.
    • UNLAWFUL CURES.
    • VOICE AND SPEECH.
    • ECSTATIC EXALTATION.
    • VARIETIES OF MANKIND.
    • ON THE INHUMATION OF THE DEAD IN CITIES.
    • BURIED ALIVE.
    • SPONTANEOUS COMBUSTION.
    • BRASSICA ERUCA, OR THE ROCKET PLANT.
    • CAGLIOSTRO.
    • LUNAR INFLUENCE ON HUMAN LIFE AND DISEASES.
    • SPECTACLES.
    • LEECHES.
    • SOMNAMBULISM.
    • MEDICAL POWERS OF MUSIC.
    • THE FOOD OF MANKIND. ITS USE AND ABUSE.
    • INFLUENCE OF IMAGINATION.
    • ANCIENT IDEAS OF PHRENOLOGY.
    • PERFUMES.
    • LOVE PHILTERS AND POTIONS.
    • VENTRILOQUISM.
    • CHAUCER’S DESCRIPTION OF A PHYSICIAN. THE DOCTOR OF PHYSIC.
    • DÆMONOMANIA.
    • THE PLAGUE.
    • ABSTINENCE.
    • POISON OF THE UPAS, OR IPO.
    • HOMOPHAGOUS AND POLYPHAGOUS.
    • CAUSES OF INSANITY.
    • LEPROSY.
    • THE ASPIC.
    • SELDEN’S COMPARISON BETWEEN A DIVINE, A STATESMAN, AND A PHYSICIAN.
    • THE LETTUCE.
    • MEDICAL FEES.
    • ENTHUSIASM.
    • MEDICINAL EFFECTS OF WATER.
    • PROVERBS AND SAYINGS REGARDING HEALTH AND DISEASE.
    • THE NIGHT-MARE.
    • INCUBATION OF DISEASES.
    • QUACKERY AND CHARLATANISM.
    • ON THE USE OF TEA.
    • MANDRAGORE.
    • BARBER-SURGEONS, AND THE PROGRESS OF CHIRURGICAL ART.
    • ON DREAMS.
    • ON FLAGELLATION.
    • ON LIFE AND THE BLOOD.
    • OF THE HOMŒOPATHIC DOCTRINES.
    • DOCTRINE OF SIGNATURES.
    • COFFEE.
    • AQUA TOPHANIA.
    • PLICA POLONICA AND HUMAN HAIR.
    • ANIMAL MAGNETISM.
    • POISONOUS FISHES.
    • MEMORY AND THE MENTAL FACULTIES.
    • AFFECTIONS OF THE SIGHT.
    • HELLEBORE.
    • SYMPATHIES AND ANTIPATHIES.
    • THE ARCHEUS OF VAN HELMONT.
    • MONSTERS.
    • LONGEVITY.
    • CRETINISM.
    • TEMPERAMENTS.
    • SOLAR INFLUENCE.
    • SWEATING FEVER.
    • SMALLPOX.
    • GENERATIVE ANIMALCULES.
    • CIRCULATION OF THE BLOOD.
    • DRUNKENNESS.
    • DECAPITATION.
    • MUMMIES.
    • HYDROPHOBIA.
    • ON THE RISE AND PROGRESS OF THE SCIENCE OF MEDICINE.
    • MEDICINE OF THE CHINESE.
    • EXPERIMENTS ON LIVING ANIMALS.
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