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COCKBURN, William

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An account of the nature, causes, symptoms, and cure of the distempers that are incident in seafaring people. With observations on the diet of the sea-men in his Majesty’s navy.

London: Hugh Newman, 1696.

Cockburn studied medicine at Leiden; he became famous on account of his secret remedy for dysentery. The book is a record of two years spent as a ship’s doctor.



Subjects: MILITARY MEDICINE, SURGERY & HYGIENE › Navy, Maritime Medicine