The Clinical Consultations of Francesco Torti
Francesco Torti is best known for his 1712 book discussing the use of cinchona bark to cure malaria. This volume contains translations of over 300 consultation letters from this leading 18th-century physician to his patients who had written for diagnosis and advice after describing their symptoms.
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Tortfs Life and Writings
The Texts of Tortis 303
Habitual vomiting with hysterical convulsions
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