Thursday, May 22, 2014
Presented by the OHSU History of Medicine Society
Esquirol was a student of Philippe Pinel, and succeeded him as chief physician at Salpêtrière Hospital in Paris. This book is considered the first modern work of clinical psychiatry.
Beddoes was an English medical reformer, teacher, and writer. Hygeia is an early study of middle-class lifestyle diseases, and one of the first medical self-help manuals.
In spring 2014, Mrs. Jacqueline Donin donated over 100 rare books on ophthalmology collected by her husband, Jerry F. Donin, M.D. Among them is this French ophthalmoscopy atlas.
The family of Emeritus Professor of Anatomy Robert L.. Bacon donated his collection of radiographs and illustrations, many of which were used in his publications.