Practical Observations on the Symptoms, Discrimination, and Treatment of some of the most common Diseases of the Lower Intestines, and Anus. Particularly including those Affections produced by Stricture, Ulceration, and Tumour, within the Cavity of the Rectum; and Piles, Fistulae, and Excrescences, formed at its external opening. Illustrated by Cases. To which are added, some Suggestions upon a new and successful mode of correcting habitual confinement in the Bowels, to ensure their regular Action without the aid of Purgatives; on a Principle essentislly conducive to the Prevention of the above Diseases. John HOWSHIP.

Practical Observations on the Symptoms, Discrimination, and Treatment of some of the most common Diseases of the Lower Intestines, and Anus. Particularly including those Affections produced by Stricture, Ulceration, and Tumour, within the Cavity of the Rectum; and Piles, Fistulae, and Excrescences, formed at its external opening. Illustrated by Cases. To which are added, some Suggestions upon a new and successful mode of correcting habitual confinement in the Bowels, to ensure their regular Action without the aid of Purgatives; on a Principle essentislly conducive to the Prevention of the above Diseases.

London: Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1820. First Edition. 8vo; pp. xvi,176. Publisher's blue paper covered boards, lightly stained, corners frayed; grey paper spine, chipped and cracked, paper title labels rubbed and chipped; edges untrimmed. 4 or 5 leaves in middle of book with small waterstaining to upper gutter. Neat owner's name to title page. Very good. John Howship was assistant surgeon at the St. George's infirmary, London. After having been a lecturer at the school of the St. George's Hospital, he moved to the Charing-Cross Hospital and in 1833 gave the Hunterian Lecture at the College of Surgeons. He was a member of the council of this body when he died of a haemorrhage from an abscess of the lower leg due to a sustained disease of the tibia. He was a highly recognized surgeon. Item #26799

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