STEWART, Alexander Patrick. 15716

£65

Description

A lengthy Autograph Letter Signed, to Dr. E.H.Sieveking, discussing the staffing of hospitals, answering Sieveking’s questions in detail (casualty attendances, outpatient numbers, etc.), responsibilities of surgeons, apothecaries, and doctors 6 pp. 7 x 4½ inches, in good condition. 74 Grosvenor Street, 14 April 1858. Alexander Patrick Stewart (1813-18883), physician at Middlesex Hospital (1855-66), wrote the paper differentiating between Typhus and Typhoid Fever: ‘Some Considerations on the Nature and Pathology of Typhus and Typhoid Fever applied to the Solution of the Question of the Identity or Non-Identity of the two Diseases’ (1840).