By Edward A. Martin
The gathering is a wide-ranging reference advisor. The six volumes are made from one-paragraph biographies of clinical trip authors drawn from all peoples and areas of the area. The authors are incorporated simply because they've got released a e-book of commute or have left major fabric of ebook power. a few area is given to visitors from in a foreign country into the quarter represented through the quantity.
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Described as 'a very completely equipped physician'. , 1778. He accompanied Admiral Rodney as his personal physician to the West Indies in 1779, became Physician to the Fleet in 1779-83 and then Physician to St Thomas's Hospital, London. He was noted for personal bravery. He took 25 part in six naval battles against the Americans. In the West Indian fleet, mortality was reduced from one in seven to one in twenty. Thereafter he was entrusted with government missions in respect of naval health, ocean-transport of troops and convicts, casualties, diet, quarantine, floating lazarettos and prisons.
Author of The Man Next to Me: An Adventure in Medical Practice (New York, 1959), published in England as Giving and Receiving: An Adventure in African Medical Practice (London, 1961). The scene is a mission hospital in Zululand. He and his wife Margaret (b. 1916) travelled to Africa in 1939 on a liner, he as surgeon and she as surgeon's mate. Their romance had begun by holding hands in the dissecting room. This is a balanced account of the modern mission field. They were killed when their tandem bicycle was struck by a lorry in the Lake District in England.
A brief biography of each is to be found in vol. III. He was excited to find an 'unsung hero', namely J. L. C. P. van Meerdervoort. He had made many journeys pursuing his interest in the Deshima doctors: to Lemgo, Detmold, London, Uppsala, Paris, Bonn, Wurzberg, The Hague and Leiden. In Swabia he met Siebold's great-grandson. In 1970, with Elizabeth P. Wittermans, he translated, annotated and published selections from van Meerdervoort's book on his experiences in Japan. Boyer, Samuel Pellman (1839-75).
A Biographical Encyclopedia of Medical Travel Authors: The Americas and Canada by Edward A. Martin