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Francis Peyre Porcher Papers

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Notes: Anesthetics
Notes: Anesthetics Notes on anesthetics and their uses in various scenarios. Discusses administration of anesthesia, the use of cocaine and alcohol, and menthol as a local anesthetic, among others. A news clipping on Dr. Porcher's use of dogwood bark as a replacement for quinine is also included. Preferred citation: Francis Peyre Porcher Papers, MSS 299, Waring Historical Library, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston.
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Notes: Antispasmotics
Notes: Antispasmotics Handwritten notebook on antispasmotics and 2 prescriptions. Discusses digitalis, camphor, valerian, nux vomica, aconite, sage tea, cannabis, opium, belladonna, poke root, and others. Covers physiological effects as well as conditions to be used for. Preferred citation: Francis Peyre Porcher Papers, MSS 299, Waring Historical Library, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston.
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Notes: Astringents
Notes: Astringents Notes on astringents with 2 prescriptions, notes from a private lecture on materia medica, and 4 handwritten notebooks. Preferred citation: Francis Peyre Porcher Papers, MSS 299, Waring Historical Library, MUSC, Charleston,SC.
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Diseases Which Affect the Heart & "Symptoms"
Diseases Which Affect the Heart & "Symptoms" Handwritten notes. Discusses: conditions external, general conditions, capillary system chlorosis, anaemia, dyspepsia, hysteria, functional disturbances. Preferred citation: Francis Peyre Porcher Papers, MSS 299, Waring Historical Library, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston.
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Notes: Auscultation
Notes: Auscultation Notes on heart auscultation. Preferred citation: Francis Peyre Porcher Papers, MSS 299, Waring Historical Library, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston.
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Notes: Sounds of the Heart
Notes: Sounds of the Heart Notes on sounds of the heart. Preferred citation: Francis Peyre Porcher Papers, MSS 299, Waring Historical Library, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston.
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Notes: Diseases of the Heart
Notes: Diseases of the Heart Dr. Porcher's handwritten notes on various diseases of the heart. Preferred citation: Francis Peyre Porcher Papers, MSS 299, Waring Historical Library, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston.
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Notes: Auscultation
Notes: Auscultation Dr. Porcher's handwritten notes on various publications on heart sounds and auscultation. Preferred citation: Francis Peyre Porcher Papers, MSS 299, Waring Historical Library, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston.
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Notes: Heart and Chest, No. 2
Notes: Heart and Chest, No. 2 Dr. Porcher's handwritten notebook on anatomy and diseases of the heart and chest. Preferred citation: Francis Peyre Porcher Papers, MSS 299, Waring Historical Library, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston.
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Notes: Diseases of the Heart, No. 3
Notes: Diseases of the Heart, No. 3 Dr. Porcher's handwritten notebook on diseases of the heart, including general considerations of structure and pathology, and improved knowledge causes of disease such as inflammation. Preferred citation: Francis Peyre Porcher Papers, MSS 299, Waring Historical Library, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston.
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Notes: Blisters
Notes: Blisters Dr. Porcher's notes and clippings on blisters and various treatments for them, including a 'spice plaster' made from cloves, capsicum, ginger, and honey. Preferred citation: Francis Peyre Porcher Papers, MSS 299, Waring Historical Library, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston.
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Notes: Bloodletting, Cupping, Leeches
Notes: Bloodletting, Cupping, Leeches Dr. Porcher's handwritten notes and clippings related to bloodletting, cupping, and leeches. Covers general history, methods and instrumentation, and diseases and conditions these practices were to relieve. Also includes a reprint of Bloodletting: A Clinical Lecture by Prof. Dujardin-Beaumetz from The Medical News, Vol. XLIII, No. 14 October 16, 1883. Preferred citation: Francis Peyre Porcher Papers, MSS 299, Waring Historical Library, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston.
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Notes: Bright's Disease- Casts
Notes: Bright's Disease- Casts Dr. Porcher's drawings of acute Bright's disease, chronic Bright's disease, fatty kidney, and waxy kidney, and contracted kidney. Preferred citation: Francis Peyre Porcher Papers, MSS 299, Waring Historical Library, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston.
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Notes: Clinical Lectures and Examinations
Notes: Clinical Lectures and Examinations Dr. Porcher's handwritten notes for lectures and exams on the practice of medicine. Preferred citation: Francis Peyre Porcher Papers, MSS 299, Waring Historical Library, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston.
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Notes: Digestion
Notes: Digestion Dr. Porcher's handwritten notes and news clippings on digestion. Preferred citation: Francis Peyre Porcher Papers, MSS 299, Waring Historical Library, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston.
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Prize Essay by Dr. Porcher: Title Page and Excerpt
Prize Essay by Dr. Porcher: Title Page and Excerpt Title page and excerpt of Dr. Porcher's one hundred dollar prize winning essay, 'Illustrations of Disease With the Microscope'. The prize was offered by the South Carolina Medical Association. Preferred citation: Francis Peyre Porcher Papers, MSS 299, Waring Historical Library, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston.
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Explanation Of A Simple Method For The Diagnosis Of Organic Valvular Diseases Of the Heart
Explanation Of A Simple Method For The Diagnosis Of Organic Valvular Diseases Of the Heart Extracted from the American Journal of the Medical Sciences for October, 1880. By F. Peyre Porcher, M.D., Professor of Materia Medica and Therapeutics, Medical College of The State of South Carolina; Associate Fellow of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Preferred citation: Francis Peyre Porcher Papers, MSS 299, Waring Historical Library, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston.
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Notes: Emetics
Notes: Emetics Dr. Porcher's handwritten notes and clippings on emetics, including sanguinaria and lobelia. Preferred citation: Francis Peyre Porcher Papers, MSS 299, Waring Historical Library, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston.
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Notes: Emetic (Tartar)- Nausea/Vomiting
Notes: Emetic (Tartar)- Nausea/Vomiting Dr. Porcher's reprints, handwritten notes, and news clippings on emetics, including tartar. Preferred citation: Francis Peyre Porcher Papers, MSS 299, Waring Historical Library, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston.
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Notes: Neurotics
Notes: Neurotics Dr. Porcher's handwritten notes on 'neurotics', including opium, valerian, arnica montana, and others. Preferred citation: Francis Peyre Porcher Papers, MSS 299, Waring Historical Library, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston.