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Medical Report on the Practice in the Royal Infirmary of Dundee
15th June 1836

This medical report was written by Dr.James Arrott, Physician to the Infirmary and includes a table of medical and surgical cases, including a table showing fever statistics. An Epidemic of cholera commenced in Dundee in April 1832, when a total of 512 people died.

John Crichton was surgeon at the Infirmary and presents a report on surgical cases He was born in Dundee in 1772 and pursued his medical education in Edinburgh. He qualified as a surgeon in 1790, and designed his own type of instruments before returning to Dundee as one of the original visiting staff.


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