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Francis Peyre Porcher Papers

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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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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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Notes: Doses of Medicine and Modus Operandi
Notes: Doses of Medicine and Modus Operandi Dr. Porcher's handwritten notes on dosing and the action of medicines. Includes lecture 'Doses of Medicine'. Preferred citation: Francis Peyre Porcher Papers, MSS 299, Waring Historical Library, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston.
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Franz Thimm's Italian Self-Taught
Franz Thimm's Italian Self-Taught 7.25 x 4.75. Franz Thimm's Italian Self-Taught. A New System On The Most Simple Principles For Universal Self-Tuition, With Complete English Pronunciation Of Every Word, Table Of Coins, Etc. Price 'One Chilling' New Improved Edition. Preferred citation: Francis Peyre Porcher Papers, MSS 299, Waring Historical Library, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston.
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Medical Heads and Medical Life in Paris
Medical Heads and Medical Life in Paris Reprint. Preferred citation: Francis Peyre Porcher Papers, MSS 299, Waring Historical Library, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston.
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Salutatory
Salutatory Partial copy of salutatory authored by Dr. Porcher and Dr. Kinloch with handwritten notes. Preferred citation: Francis Peyre Porcher Papers, MSS 299, Waring Historical Library, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston.
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Remedies and Notes on Menstruation
Remedies and Notes on Menstruation 4.25 x 5 in. Ecbolic - causes expulsion, To determine blood to uterus: use (illegible) baths, mustard baths, hot foot baths - which partially dilate arteries of leg, close (illegible) connection between the vascular supply of uterus & feet for cold & wet feet check menstruation. Preferred citation: Francis Peyre Porcher Papers, MSS 299, Waring Historical Library, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston.
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Prescription Notes: Bromide of Potash
Prescription Notes: Bromide of Potash Bromide of Potash, useful says Sidney (illegible) in Hooping cough, Good in colic of children. Preferred citation: Francis Peyre Porcher Papers, MSS 299, Waring Historical Library, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston.
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Clinic of the Month: A Means of Lowering the General Temperature
Clinic of the Month: A Means of Lowering the General Temperature From the British Practitioner Aug. 1898, page 123. A means of lowering the general temperature. Handwritten annotation by Dr. Porcher: Plan I have used for years-since 1859. See articles on Yellow Fever- President's Address 1872- FPP. Preferred citation: Francis Peyre Porcher Papers, MSS 299, Waring Historical Library, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston.