Record

Reference numberCLP/12ii/9
LevelItem
TitlePaper, 'Of a luxated shoulder reduced by a newly improved machine' by Mr Becket [William Beckett?]
Date[1723]
DescriptionBeckett describes a woman who dislocated her shoulder, which became very stiff. Two attempts to manually reset the shoulder were unsuccessful, so a machine consisting of small brass wheels, a bar, and a 'napkin' was used to reset the shoulder. Beckett then discusses previous methods for resetting shoulders and the reasons for difficulties encountered in these methods.

Subject: Medicine

Read to the Royal Society on 24 January 1723.
Extent6p
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related records in the catalogueRBO/11/73
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA6715Beckett; William (1684 - 1738)1684 - 1738
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