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The analysis of inoculation :  comprizing the history, theory, and practice of it, with an occasional consideration of the most remarkable appearances in the small pocks   / by J. Kirkpatrick.
Kirkpatrick, J. (James), approximately 1696-1770, creator
HOLLIS IDDigital ObjectLocation
Countway Medicine

Networked Resource
Place of Origin
Printed for J. Buckland and R. Griffiths
[12], xxxi, [1], 429, [16] p. ; 22 cm.

RA644.S6 K57 1761

WZ 260 K59a 1761
Case Reports ;  Smallpox Vaccine -- history ;  Smallpox -- prevention & control ;  Vaccination ;  Smallpox -- Vaccination

Medical Education and Practice


I. Of variolous contagion, or the external cause of the small pocks -- II. Of the variolous fuel, or internal, inherent cause -- III. Of the reception, progress, and operation of the contagion -- IV. Of the rise and date of inoculation and of the contagion -- V. Whether inoculation conveys the genuine samll pocks? If attended with less danger and difficulty than the natural disease? And if those once infected by inoculation are secure from a second variolous infection? -- VI. Whether there be a material difference in the variolous matter, taken from different degress of the disease? Between that taken from the natural and from the artificial? And whether either be communicative of any other distemper or ailment? -- VII. Of the various methods of artificial infection -- VIII. Of the most eligible time of life, and season of the year, for inoculation; and the most proper and improper subjects of it -- IX. Of preparation previous to inoculation -- X. Of the appearance and treat

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