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Author: Le Clerc, Charles Gabriel, 1644-1700?
Title: The compleat surgeon or, the whole art of surgery explain'd in a most familiar method. Containing an exact account of its principles and several parts, viz. Of the bones, muscles, tumurs, ulcers, and wounds simple and complicated, or those by gun-shot; as also of venereal diseases, the scruvy, fractures, luxations, and all sorts of chirurgical operations; together with their proper bandages and dressings. To which is added, a chirurgical dispensatory; shewing the manner how to prepare all such medicines as are most necessary for a surgeon, and particularly the mercurial panacæa. Written in French by M. le Clerc, physician in ordinary, and privy-counsellor to the French King; and faithfully translated into English.
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2011 April (TCP phase 2)
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Print source: The compleat surgeon or, the whole art of surgery explain'd in a most familiar method. Containing an exact account of its principles and several parts, viz. Of the bones, muscles, tumurs, ulcers, and wounds simple and complicated, or those by gun-shot; as also of venereal diseases, the scruvy, fractures, luxations, and all sorts of chirurgical operations; together with their proper bandages and dressings. To which is added, a chirurgical dispensatory; shewing the manner how to prepare all such medicines as are most necessary for a surgeon, and particularly the mercurial panacæa. Written in French by M. le Clerc, physician in ordinary, and privy-counsellor to the French King; and faithfully translated into English.
Le Clerc, Charles Gabriel, 1644-1700?, Le Clerc, Daniel, 1652-1728.

London: printed for M. Gillyflower, in Westminster-Hall; T. Goodwin, and M. Wotton, in Fleet-street; J. Walthoe, in the Middle-Temple Cloyster; and R. Parker, under the Royal-Exchange, in Cornhill, 1696.
Alternate titles: Chirurgie complette. English
Notes:
Attributed by Wing, perhaps erroneously, to Daniel Le Clerc.
Title page is A2.
With 9 final contents leaves.
Dummy Reproduction of the original at the Royal College of Surgeons Library, London.
xxxtt2c. Preliminary pagination incomplete? P. [8] has catchword: Books.
Subject terms:
Surgery -- Early works to 1800.
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A49891.0001.001

Contents
title page
THE PREFACE.
THE Compleat Surgeon: OR, THE Whole ART OF SURGERY Explain'd, &c.
CHAP. I. Of the Qualifications of a Surgeon, and of the Art of Surgery.
CHAP. II. Of Chirurgical Instruments, portable and not portable.
CHAP. III. Of Anatomy in general; and in parti∣cular of all the Parts whereof the Humane Body is compos'd.
CHAP. IV. Of the general Division of a Hu∣mane Body.
CHAP. V. Of the Skeleton.
CHAP. VI. Of Myology, or the Anatomy of the Muscles of a Humane Body.
CHAP VII. Of the Myology, or Anatomy of the Muscles of the Head.
CHAP. VIII. Of the Myology or Anatomy of the Muscles of the Chest; or of the Breast Belly, and Back.
CHAP. IX. Of the Myology, or Anatomy of the Muscles of the lower Belly.
CHAP. X. Of the Muscles of the Omoplatae, or Shoulder-Blades, Arms, and Hands.
CHAP. XI. Of the Muscles of the Thighs, Legs, and Feet.
CHAP. XII. Of the Anatomy of the Nerves, Arteries, and Veins in general.
CHAP XII. Of the Anatomy of the Abdomen, o lower Belly.
CHAP. XIV. Of the Anatomy of the Thorax, Breast, or middle Venter.
CHAP. XV. Of the Anatomy of the Head, or upper Venter.
An exact Historical Account of all the Holes of the Skull, and the Vessels that pass thro' them.
A TREATISE OF Straps, Swathing-Bands, Bandages, Bolsters, Splints, Tents, Vesica∣tories, Setons, Cauteries, Leeches, Cupping-Glasses, and Phlebotomy.
CHAP. XVI. Of Straps, Swathing-Bands, Bandages, and Bolsters.
A TREATISE OF Chirurgical Diseases.
CHAP. I. Of Tumours in general, Abcesses or Im∣postumes, Breakings out, Pustules, and Tubercles.
CHAP. II. Of the general Method to be observ'd the curing of Tumours.
CHAP. III. Of Natural Tumours.
ARTICLE I. Of the Phlegmon and its Dependancies.
REMEDIES.
Remedies for Aneurisms and Varices.
Remedies for Echymoses, Contusions, or Bruises.
Of phlegmonous Tumors or Impostumes, and of Remedies proper for 'em.
REMEDIES.
ARTICLE II. Of the Erysipelas and its Dependances.
REMEDIES.
Of Erysipelatous Tumours or Impostumes, and their Remedies.
ARTICLE III. Of the Oedema.
Of Oedomatous Tumours and Impostumes.
ARTICLE IV. Of a Scirrhus, and its peculiar Remedies.
Of Scirrhous Tumours, and their Remedies.
CHAP. IV. Of Bastard or Encysted Tumours.
REMEDIES.
CHAP. V. Of Critical, Malignant, Pestilential, and Venereal Tumours and Impostumes.
CHAP. VI. Of the Scurvy.
A TREATISE OF Wounds, Ulcers, and Sutures.
CHAP. I. Of Sutures.
CHAP II. Of Wounds in general.
REMEDIES.
CHAP. III. Of particular Wounds of the Head.
CHAP. IV. Of the particular Wounds of the Breast.
CHAP. V. Of the particular Wounds of the lower Belly.
CHAP VI. Of Wounds made by Guns or Fire-Arms.
Of the Prognostick of Wounds by Gun-shot.
part
Of a Burn made by Gun-Powder.
CHAP. VII. Of Ʋlcers in general.
CHAP. VIII. Of Venereal Diseases.
Of the Chaude-pisse or Gonorrhaea.
Of Shankers.
Of Bubo's.
Of the Pox.
The manner of making the Mercurial Panacaea.
Of the proper Composition of the Mer∣curial Panacaea.
A TREATISE OF THE DISEASES OF THE BONES.
CHAP. I. Of the Dislocation of the Bones.
CHAP II. Of the Fractures of Bones.
CHAP. III. Of the particular Fractures of the Skull.
CHAP. IV. Of the Caries or Ʋlcer of the Bones, Exostosis, and Nodus.
CHAP. V. Of Cauteries, Vesicatories, Setons, Cup∣ping-Glasses, ond Leeches.
CHAP. VI. Of Phlebotomy.
A TREATISE OF Chirurgical Operations.
CHAP. I. Of the Operation of the Trepan.
Of the Bandagè of the Trepan.
CHAP. II. Of the Operation of the Fistula Lachrymalis.
The Dressing and Bandage of the Fistula Lachrymalis.
CHAP. III. Of the Operation of the Cataract.
The Dressing and Bandage,
Of other Operations in the Eyes.
CHAP. IV. Of the Operation of the Polypus.
CHAP. V. Of the Operation of the Hare-Lip.
The Dressing and Bandage.
CHAP VI. Of the Operation of Bronchotomy.
CHAP. VII. Of the Operation of the Uvula.
CHAP. VIII. Of the Operation of a Cancer in the Breast.
The Dressing.
CHAP. IX. Of the Operation of the Empyema.
part
CHAP. X. Of the Operation of the Paracentesis of the Lower-Belly.
The Bandage and Dressing
part
CHAP XI. Of the Operation of Gastroraphy.
CHAP. XII. Of the Operation of the Exomphalus.
CHAP. XIII. Of the Operation of the Bubonocele, and of the compleat Rupture.
The Dressing and Bandage.
Of the compleat Hernia or Rupture.
CHAP. XIV. Of the Operation of Castration.
The Dressing and Bandage.
CHAP. XV. Of the Operation of the Stone in the Ureter.
CHAP. XVI. Of the Operation of Lithotomy.
CHAP. XVII. Of the Operation of the Puncture of the Perinaeum.
CHAP. XVIII. Of the Operation of the Fistula in Ano.
CHAP. XIX. Of the Suture or Stitching of a Tendon.
CHAP. XX. Of the Caesarian Operation.
CHAP. XXI. Of the Operation of Amputation, with its proper Dressings and Bandages.
The Dressing and Bandage.
The Bandage commonly call'd Capeline by French Surgeons, or the Head-Bandage.
CHAP. XXII. Of the Operation of the Aneurism.
The Bandage
CHAP. XXIII. Of the Operation of Phlebotomy.
The Bandage
CHAP. XXIV. Of the Operation of Encysted Tumours.
Of Ganglions.
CHAP. XXV. Of the Operation of the Hydrocephalus.
CHAP. XXVI. Of the Operation of cutting the Tongue-String.
CHAP. XXVII. Of the Operation of opening stopt Ductus's.
CHAP. XXVIII. Of the Operation of the Phimosis and Paraphimosis.
CHAP. XXIX. Of the Operation of the Varix.
CHAP. XXX. Of the Operation of the Panaritium.
The Dressing and Bandage
CHAP. XXXI. Of the Reduction of the falling of the Anus.
CHAP. XXXII. Of the Reduction of the falling of the Matrix.
CHAP. XXXIII. Of the Application of the Cautery.
The Dressing and Bandage.
CHAP. XXXIV. Of the Application of Leeches.
CHAP. XXXV. Of the Application of the Seton.
CHAP. XXXVI. Of Scarifications.
CHAP. XXXVII. Of the Application of Vesicatories.
CHAP. XXXVIII. Of the Application of Cupping-Glasses.
CHAP. XXXIX. Of the opening of Abcesses or Impostumes.
A TREATISE OF THE OPERATIONS OF FRACTURES.
CHAP. I. Of the Fracture of the Nose.
The Dressing and Bandage
CHAP. II. Of the Fracture of the lower Jaw.
The Dressing and Bandage.
CHAP. III. Of the Fracture of the Clavicle.
The Dressing and Bandage.
CHAP. IV. Of the Fracture of the Omoplata or Shoulder-Blade.
The Dressing and Bandage.
CHAP. V. Of the Fracture of the Ribs.
part
CHAP VI. Of the Fracture of the Sternum or Breast-Bone.
The Dressing and Bandage.
CHAP. VII. Of the Fracture of the Vertebra's.
The Dressing and Bandage.
CHAP. VIII. Of the Fracture of the Os Sacrum.
CHAP. IX. Of the Fracture of the Coccyx or Rump-Bone.
The Dressing and Bandage
CHAP. X. Of the Fracture of the Humerus or Arm-Bone.
part
CHAP. XI. Of the Fracture of the Bone of the Elbow.
The Dressing and Bandage
CHAP. XII. Of the Fracture of the Carpus or Wrist-Bone.
The Dressing and Bandage.
CHAP. XIII. Of the Fracture of the Bone of the Metacarpium.
The Dressing and Bandage
CHAP. XIV. Of the Fracture of the Fingers.
CHAP. XV. Of the Fracture of the Thigh.
The Dressing and Bandage.
CHAP. XVI. Of the Fracture of the Knee-Pan.
The Dressing and Bandage.
CHAP. XVII. Of the Fracture of the Leg.
The Dressing and Bandage.
The Dressing of Complicated Fractures
CHAP. XVIII. Of the Fracture of the Bone of the Foot.
The Dressing and Bandage
A TREATISE OF THE OPERATIONS Which are perform'd in LUXATIONS.
CHAP. I. Of the Luxation of the Nose.
The Dressing and Bandage
CHAP. II. Of the Luxation of the lower-Jaw.
The Dressing and Bandage
CHAP. III. Of the Luxation of the Clavicle.
The Dressing and Bandage
CHAP. IV. Of the Luxation of the Vertebra's.
The Dressing and Bandage.
CHAP. V. Of the Luxation of the Coccyx or Rump-Bone.
CHAP. VI. Of the Bunch.
CHAP. VII. Of the Luxation of the Ribs.
The Dressing and Bandage
CHAP. VIII. Of the Sinking of the Xiphoides, or Sword-like Cartilage.
CHAP. IX. Of the Luxation of the Humerus, or Arm-Bone.
The Dressing and Bandage
CHAP. X. Of the Luxation of the Elbow.
The Bandage
CHAP. XI. Of the Luxation of the Wrist.
The Bandage
CHAP. XII. Of the Luxation of the Fingers.
Bandage.
CHAP. XIII. Of the Luxation of the Thigh.
CHAP. XIV. Of the Luxation of the Knee.
The Bandage
CHAP. XV. Of the Luxation of the Patella or Knee-Pan.
A TREATISE OF Medicinal Compositions Necessary for a SURGEON.
CHAP. I. Of Balsams.
The Balsam of Arcaeus.
The Balsam of Spain.
The Green Balsam.
Samaritan Balsam.
CHAP. II. Of Ointments.
Unguentum Althaeae.
The mundificative Ointment of Smallage.
The black or suppurative Ointment.
Unguentum Rosatum.
Unguentum Album, aut de Cerussa.
Unguentum Aegyptiacum.
Unguentum Basilicon, or Royal Ointment.
A cooling Cerate.
An Ointment for Burns.
CHAP. III. Of Plaisters.
The Plaister of Diapalma.
The Plaister of simple Diachylum.
The Plaister of Andreas Crucius.
Emplastrum Divinum.
CHAP. IV. Of Cataplasms or Pultisses.
Here is another Cataplasm proper to molli∣fie and to bring to Suppuration when it is necessary.
CHAP. V. Of Oils.
Simple Oil of Roses made by Infusion.
Compound Oil of Roses made by Infusion.
Oil of Sweet Almonds made by Expression.
The Oil of Bayes.
The Oil of Eggs by Expression.
CHAP VI. Of Collyrium's.
A dry Collyrium.
A Blue Collyrium.
CHAP. VII. Of Powders.
CHAP. VIII. Styptick-Water.
A TABLE OF THE CHAPTERS And of the Principal Matters Which are contain'd in every Chapter.