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Elliotson, John 1791-1868

Overview
Works: 110 works in 271 publications in 3 languages and 1,832 library holdings
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Roles: Author, Former owner, Recipient
Classifications: QP29, 616
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Most widely held works by John Elliotson
The institutions of physiology by Johann Friedrich Blumenbach( Book )

19 editions published between 1817 and 1828 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Physiologie
Numerous cases of surgical operations without pain in the mesmeric state by John Elliotson( Book )

8 editions published between 1834 and 1977 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mesmerismus
Cerebral physiology and materialism : with the result of the application of animal magnetism to the cerebral organs, an address delivered ... in London, June 20th, 1842 by W. C Engledue( Book )

20 editions published between 1842 and 1857 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Numerous cases of surgical operations without pain in the mesmeric state : with remarks upon the opposition of many members of the Royal Medical and Chirurgical Society and others to the reception of the inestimable blessings of mesmerism by John Elliotson( Book )

21 editions published between 1842 and 1983 in English and Undetermined and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elliotson, a proponent of mesmerism and phrenology, sought to authenticate these fields of study. The credibility of mesmerism was often linked with that of the subject, and because many of Elliotson's subjects were predominantly lower-class women, often Irish immigrants, his critics suggest that this was possibly his downfall€. However, €this book is a series of cases in which mesmerism cured the illnesses of patients and allowed for surgical operations without any pain, and Elliotson takes great care to legitimize the powers of the mesmeric state. Although Elliotson was widely criticized for his studies in mesmerism, he was one of the first physicians to advocate the use of the stethoscope
The principles and practice of medicine by John Elliotson( Book )

10 editions published between 1839 and 2010 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Elliotson on mesmerism by John Elliotson( Book )

5 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Magnetismus
Human physiology by John Elliotson( Book )

11 editions published between 1835 and 2012 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lectures on the theory and practice of medicine. Delivered in University College, London by John Elliotson( Book )

14 editions published between 1833 and 1844 in German and English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Harveian oration : delivered before the Royal College of Physicians, London, June 27th, 1846 by John Elliotson( Book )

10 editions published between 1846 and 1983 in English and Latin and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Numerous cases illustrative of the efficacy of the hydrocyanic or prussic acid in affections of the stomach; with a report upon its powers in pectoral and other diseases by John Elliotson( Book )

5 editions published in 1820 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cure of a true cancer of the female breast with mesmerism by John Elliotson( Book )

2 editions published in 1848 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Address, delivered at the opening of the medical session in the University of London : October 1st, 1832 by John Elliotson( Book )

5 editions published in 1832 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The institutions of physiology by Johann Friedrich Blumenbach( )

1 edition published in 1817 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The introductory lecture of a course upon state-medicine ... : delivered in ... Southwark, on Thursday, November the first by John Elliotson( Book )

4 editions published in 1821 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dissertatio medica inauguralis de inflammatione communi : quam, annuente summo numine, ex auctoritate ... Georgii Baird ... pro gradu doctoris ... by John Elliotson( Book )

4 editions published in 1810 in Latin and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Institutions of Physiology ... Translated from the Latin of the third and last edition, and supplied with numerous and extensive notes, by John Elliotson ... Second edition by Johann Friedrich Blumenbach( Book )

8 editions published between 1817 and 1828 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Edinburgh review : Mr. Cornewall Lewis ; and, the rev. Dr. Maitland on Mesmerism : a communication from a gentleman in England to a friend in France by Samuel Roffey Maitland( Book )

1 edition published in 1851 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Numerous cases of surgical operations without pain in the mesmeric stateNumerous cases of surgical operations without pain in the mesmeric state : with remarks upon the opposition of many members of the Royal Medical and Chirurgical Society and others to the reception of the inestimable blessings of mesmerism
Alternative Names
John Elliotson britischer Arzt

John Elliotson British medical practitioner and teacher

John Elliotson Brits arts (1791-1868)

John Elliotson médecin anglais

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Languages
English (177)

German (9)

Latin (6)

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Numerous cases of surgical operations without pain in the mesmeric state : with remarks upon the opposition of many members of the Royal Medical and Chirurgical Society and others to the reception of the inestimable blessings of mesmerism