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Observations on the superior efficacy of the red Peruvian bark, in the cure of agues and other fevers: interspersed with occasional remarks on the treatment of other diseases by the same remedy, Boston, 1783.

Author/Artist: Saunders MD, William (1743-1817)

Type: Book

Topic: Red Peruvian Bark

Title page of Observations on the superior efficacy of the red Peruvian bark...

The third edition of William Saunders's text, which was first published in London, included experiments, specific medical use of red Peruvian bark, and case studies of treatments for agues and fevers, and supporting letters from others.


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