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William Saunders, MD, FRS, FSA

Author/Artist: Meyer, H., engraving from an original by R. W. Satchwell

Type: Illustration

Topic: Portrait

Portrait of William Saunders MD

Scottish physician William Saunders practiced and taught in London where he held numerous prestigious appointments. He was elected fellow of the Royal College of Physicians in 1790 and a fellow of the Royal Society in 1793.


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    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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