BOATE, Arnold [BOOTIUS].
Observationes medicae de affectibus omissis.London: T. Whitaker, 1649.
Boate who spent many years in Ireland, included a full first-hand account of rickets in Chapter 12 of the above book (“De tabe pectorea”). He showed how widespread the disease was at that time. Reprinted in Opuscula Selecta Neerlandicorum, Fase. 5, pp. 260-73, Amsterdam, 1926.
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