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Author Vale, Brian.

Title Physician to the fleet : the life and times of Thomas Trotter, 1760-1832 / Brian Vale and Griffith Edwards
Published Woodbridge : Boydell Press, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 235 pages) : illustrations, portraits
Contents Background. The Edinburgh experience ; Medicine at sea -- From surgeon's mate to physician to the fleet. HMS Berwick ; Surgeon of a slaver ; Northumbrian interlude ; Recalled to the colours ; The Royal Hospital, Haslar ; Physician to the Channel fleet ; The conquest of scurvy ; Shore-based in Plymouth ; Honours and half-pay -- The Newcastle years. Married life and civilian practice ; An essay on drunkenness ; A war of pamphlets ; A view of the nervous temperament ; Physician as poet and playwright ; Thomas Trotter and the great theatre of life
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Trotter, Thomas, 1760-1832.
Great Britain. Royal Navy -- Medical care -- History -- 18th century.
Great Britain. Royal Navy -- Sanitary affairs -- History -- 18th century.
Alcoholism -- Treatment -- History -- 19th century.
Neuroses -- Treatment -- History -- 19th century.
Physicians -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Ship physicians -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Alcoholism -- history.
History, 19th Century.
Military Personnel.
Naval Medicine -- history.
Neurotic Disorders -- history.
Scurvy -- history.
United Kingdom.
Genre/Form Biography.
Form Electronic book
Author Edwards, Griffith.
ISBN 1846159253 (electronic bk.)
9781846159251 (electronic bk.)