University of Newcastle, MD thesis, University of Edinburgh, Medical and Philosophical Commentaries ; 2: On middle meningeal haemorrhage. Hill more than any other eighteenth century writer appreciated the importance of cerebral pulsation as an indicator of cerebral health.
His apprentice Benjamin Bell, who was the first to show that syphilis and gonorrhoea were different diseases, also subscribed to this mode of transmission.
Subsequent writers credited Hill and his physician colleague and friend Dr Ebenezer Gilchrist bap with providing the most precise description of the clinical features and natural history of the disease in Scotland. The cancers concerned were mainly skin cancers and a few breast cancers and Hill acknowledges the difficulty in dierentiating some cancers from benign lesions in the era before histological examination.
Edinburgh Journal of Medical Science ; 1: A treatise on gonorrhoea virulenta and lues venerea. The cause of the injury, the clinical features, his treatment and the outcome in each case are all recorded in detail.
To which is added an account of the Sibbens. Hill joined the Royal Navy as a surgeon in Violent effects of a mercurial suffumigation. James Watson and Co. He advanced the understanding of the treatment of head injury by showing that epidural and subdural haematoma could be recognised from clinical features and successfully treated by trepan and surgical drainage to relieve compression.
Ganz regarded this as the first ever description of a lucid interval associated with a subdural haematoma. Pathological and practical researches on diseases of the brain and the spinal cord. His account of this case also shows that he appreciated the concept that paralysis on one side of the body indicated compression on the opposite side of the brain.
This report demonstrates that surgeons in Scotland at this time truly acted as surgeon-apothecaries. Hill made a cruciate incision in the meninges to drain the haematoma with beneficial effect.
Essays and Observations Physical and Literary ; 3: The first two hundred years. Cases in surgery, particularly of cancers, and dis-orders of the head from external violence. He was a man of dignity both of appearance and manners. An account of singular appearances from affections of the liver in two cases.
The lucid interval associated with epidural bleeding: Medical Essays and Observations ; 3: Waugh and Innes, He describes the rationale for his treatment and how this changed over time as his knowledge and understanding of the problems progressively increased.
On 28 January he married Anne McCartney,  whose father John owned the Blacket or Blaiket estate, in the Parish of Urr and it was there that they established the family home.Medical essays and observations / revised and published by a Society in Edinburgh ; Volume III. Medical essays and observations, published by a society in Edinburgh.
The third edition, revised and enlarged by the authors. Volume 3 of 6 [See Notes Multiple Contributors] on mi-centre.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The 18th century was a wealth of knowledge, exploration and rapidly growing technology and expanding record-keeping.
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