Record

Reference numberRBO/21/33
Alternative reference numberRBO.21.208
LevelItem
Title'Three Chirurgical Cases by Mr Bezaleel Sherman'
Date1738
DescriptionConsists of:
- the cure of a fracture, and of the seeming benefit of osteocolla
- a foul ulcer in the mouth, and loss of part of the lower jaw-bone, supplied by a Callus by the use of osteocolla
- a sinuous ulcer in the rectum from a swallowed fish bone
Sherman reports that the three people are living and can attest the truth of the case
Read to the Royal Society on 9 November 1738
LanguageEnglish
Extent3 sides
FormatManuscript
Access statusOpen
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