A medical commentary on fixed air : particularly ..

Dobson, Matthew, -1784

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  • Publication Third edition : with an Appendix on the efficacy of the solution of fixed alkaline salts saturated with fixible air, in the stone and gravel : with large additions and several new cases / by William Falconer ... London : Printed for T. Cadell in the Strand, 1787.
  • Physical Details
    • vii, 1 unnumbered page, 172 pages, iv, [5]-126 pages ; 22 cm (octavo)
  • OCLC ocm14856229, ocm04093400


  • Edited by William Falconer.
  • Falconer's Appendix has special t.p.: Appendix on the efficacy of the aqua mephitica alkalina, or, solution of fixed alkaline salt, saturated with fixible air, in calculous disorders, and other complaints of the urinary passages / by William Falconer ... A new edition, with large additions and several new cases.
  • Appendix first published separately in 1780, under title: An account of the efficacy of the aqua mephitica alkalina (cf. Nat. union cat.).
  • Error in paging: p. 150 of first sequence misnumbered 50.
  • Includes index.
  • ESTC (RLIN) T56197.


  • (from t.p.) I. On the different methods of procuring and administering fixed air -- II. On its sensible effects in health, taken internally -- III. On its effects in diseases of the putrid class -- IV. On the putrefaction, the putrid effluvium, and the means of correcting the putrid effluvium -- V. On the effects of fixed air, on the putrefactive process ... -- VI. On the use of fixed air in cachexies and phagedenic ulcers -- VII. In some diseases of the stomach -- VIII. In the stone and gravel -- IX. On the disposition to the stone in the cyder counties, compared with some other parts of England -- X. On the noxious effects of fixed air
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