Record

Reference numberRBO/21/62
Alternative reference numberRBO.21.347
LevelItem
Title'Of Bronchotome, and, the Success of it ...' by Claude Amyand
Date1739
Description'... upon one Gordon before he was hanged together with Remarks and Experiments tending to shew, that a Turgescence of the blood Vessels in the Brain does not occasion an Apoplexy, when those Vessels are sound'

Observations of the Bronchotome operation carried out on a boy in St Andrews
Observations of operation carried out on Gordon, a noted highwayman, on 25 April 1733 before he went from Newgate to place of execution

Details of two experiments to determine whether the death of a person hanged is due to a defect of the air to the lungs or apoplexy from a stagnation of blood to the brain

Postscript to the second observation of arteriotomy
Read to the Royal Society on 7 and 21 June 1739
LanguageEnglish
Extent9 sides
FormatManuscript
Access statusOpen
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