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Albert A. Marrett student notes

 Collection
Identifier: KORN189
Albert A. Marrett won the prize for the best notes on the Clinical Medicine lectures of Dr. Lunsford P. Yandell Jr for 1873-74. His notebook appears to be an almost verbatim transcript of the lectures, and occupies 679 pages, including the helpful index. In each lecture Dr. Yandell describes a number of cases, comments on diagnosis, offers prognoses, refers to previous cases of his own and of others, refers to his observations on similar conditions and diseases in Europe and remarks on miscegenation, the brotherhood of all sufferers, and numerous other topics, and prescribes appropriate therapies and drugs. Intermittent fever, syphilis, epilepsy, lead poisoning, and dysentery figure prominently among the diagnosis of City Hospital patients examined. Dr. David W. Yandell and Dr. Rogers fill in for Dr. Yandell four and two times each. The index indicates which lectures are theirs.

Dates

  • 1873-1874

Creator

Extent

.25 linear foot

Biographical / Historical

Albert A. Marrett attended the UofL School of Medicine in 1871-72, 1872-73, and graduated after the session 1873-74. He went on to practice medicine in Boone County in Northern Kentucky. His preceptor was the Kentucky School of Medicine.
Title
Albert A. Marratt student notes
Status
Completed
Author
Sherrill Redmon
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Anglo-American Cataloguing Rules
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Undetermined
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Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Kornhauser Health Sciences Library Repository

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