A treatise on poisons in relation to medical jurisprudence, physiology, and the practice of physic by Robert Christison

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Published by A. Black in Edinburgh .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Medical jurisprudence,
  • Poisons

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

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Statementby Robert Christison.
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, xx, 824 p., [1] leaf of plates :
Number of Pages824
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19963300M

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Orfila's treatise on poisons is an extensive treatment of toxicologic forensics that deals with medical practices to be employed following poisoning, especially from wines. Seller Inventory # This chapter addresses the genesis, sources, structure, contents, and fortune of the toxicological Book on Poisons and the Protection against Lethal Drugs (also referred to here as On Poisons) by the famous Jewish intellectual and physician Moses Maimonides (d.

).The discussion is placed in the context of Maimonides’ medical contributions and the medical and toxicological Author: Gabriele Ferrario. You may copy it, give it away or re-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License included with this eBook or online at Title: A Treatise on Adulterations of Food, and Culinary Poisons Exhibiting the Fraudulent Sophistications of Bread, Beer, Wine, Spiritous Liquors, Tea, Coffee, Cream, Confectionery, Vinegar.

Orfila, Mathieu Joseph Bonaventure 4/24/–3/12/ SPANISH, NATURALIZED FRENCH CHEMIST, PHYSIOLOGIST Mathieu Orfila helped initiate the study of toxicology.

His massive treatise on poisons appeared in three languages in the second decade of the nineteenth century and immediately propelled the medical, biological, A treatise on poisons book, physiological, and legal sciences.

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ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. Cited by: The history of Orfila's book shows that, as Ian Burney has remarked, there were frequent exchanges between popular, legal and medical cultures of poisons.

Orfila's criticisms of “mistaken” popular practices show that he expected his book to meet some degree of resistance and rejection, because of the prior existence of a body of popular Cited by: 6.

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Although popular, the book threatened established practices within. His biggest book of 25 chapters was on medical aphorisms. He insisted that one must care for a person's mental health in order to prevent physical illness. Noteworthy for the toxicologist is the seventh medical book he wrote in This was perhaps the first real compendium on poisons, namely, The Treatise on Poisons and Their Antidotes.

Books shelved as poisons: The Poisoner's Handbook: Murder and the Birth of Forensic Medicine in Jazz Age New York by Deborah Blum, Poison Study by Maria. The result was his famous ‘Treatise on Poisons’ published in two volumes in The ‘Treatise’ was so highly regarded that it still in publication in when Orfila died and by then had been translated into English, German, Italian and Spanish and sold well all over Europe.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Maimonides, Moses, Treatise on poisons and their antidotes. Philadelphia, Lippincott [©]. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Christison, Robert, Sir, Treatise on poisons. New York, AMS Press, (OCoLC) Document Type. Invisible Killers - Poisons may have been used by Palaeolithic soci years ago, new testing shows ; The 17th century faux-book listed as ‘poisoner’s cabinet.’ (BookAddiction) The picture the description is referring to is that of a standing skeleton on the inside cover of the book.

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A Treatise on Adulterations of Food and Culinary Poisons: Exhibiting the Fraudulent Sophistications of Bread, Beer, Wine, Spirituous Liquors, Tea, Coffee, Cream, Confectionery, Vinegar, Mustard, Pepper, Cheese, Olive Oil, Pickles and Other Articles Employed in Domestic Economy ; and Methods of Detecting Them.

EBook; Book; Online Published Philadelphia: M. Carey, Language English French (translated from) Uniform Title Traité des Poisons Tirés des Règnes Minéral, Végétal et Animal English Variant Title Treatise on poisons found in the mineral, vegetable and animal kingdoms.

Access Restriction. Treatise on the venom of the viper, on the American poisons, and on the cherry laurel, and some other vegetable poisons: to which are annexed, observations on the primitive structure of the animal body, different experiments on the reproduction of the nerves, and a description of a new canal of the eye.

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About this Book Catalog Record Details. A treatise on adulterations of food and culinary poisons: exhibiting Accum, Friedrich Christian, View full. Treatise on poisons, found in the mineral, vegetable, and animal kingdoms Uniform Title(s): Traité des poisons tirés des règnes minéral, végétal et animal Author(s): Orfila, Matthieu Joseph Bonaventure, Contributor(s): Nancrede, Joseph G.

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- "A Treatise on Adulterations of Food & Culinary Poisons" () by Frederick Accum (Chemist. Germany, ). The Treatise on Poisons and Their Antidotes was written by Moses Maimonides, in two parts, at the request of his lord protector, the Visier Kadhi Al Fadhil, 1 also known as Abu-Rahim ben 'Ali el Beisani, 2 in the Muhammadan month of Ramadhan in the year (corresponding approximately to July ).

Maimonides himself states this in the introduction Cited by: 6. Written in at the request of al-Qadi al-Fadil, the famous counselor and secretary to Saladin, On Poisons and the Protection against Lethal Drugs is distinguished rabbi Moses Maimonides’ guide to emergency first aid and readily available treatise—assembled from the existing medical literature as well as Maimonides’ own practice—proved highly influential.

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Contained In: Medical Heritage Library. Rosen, Doctor. University of Glasgow. Library. Type. BookBook Edition: [7Th Ed.]. Treatise definition is - a systematic exposition or argument in writing including a methodical discussion of the facts and principles involved and conclusions reached.

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