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Author: Nedham, Marchamont, 1620-1678.
Title: Medela medicinæ a plea for the free prosestion and renovation of the art of physick, out of the noblest and most authentick writers ... : tending to the rescue of mankind from the tyranny of diseases, and of physicians themselves, from the pedansism of old authors and present dictators / the author, M. N. ...
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2011 December (TCP phase 2)
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Print source: Medela medicinæ a plea for the free prosestion and renovation of the art of physick, out of the noblest and most authentick writers ... : tending to the rescue of mankind from the tyranny of diseases, and of physicians themselves, from the pedansism of old authors and present dictators / the author, M. N. ...
Nedham, Marchamont, 1620-1678.

London : Printed for Richard Lownds ...: , 1665.
Notes:
Written by Marchamont Nedham. Cf. BLC.
"An attack on the college of physicians and it's methods." Cf. DNB.
Reproduction of original in Cambridge University Library.
Subject terms:
Royal Entomological Society of London.
Medicine -- 15th-18th centuries.
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A52760.0001.001

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To the Right Noble Lord MY LORD Marquis of Dorchester.
THE CONTENTS OF THE TREATISE.
CHAP. I. THat it is for the good of Mankind there should be a Liberty allowed in the Practise of Physick. pag. 1.
CHAP. II. That there is a great Alteration in the Diseases of this present Time, from what they were in the former. pag. 29
CHAP. III. An Inquiry into the Causes of the Al∣teration of Diseases from their ancient State and Condition. pag. 56.
CHAP. IV.
CHAP. V. An Inquiry into the Alteration of the nature of Diseases, in reference to Ver∣mination, or breeding of Worms. p. 175. Worms a great cause of Fevers, p. 176.
CHAP. VI. The Insufficiency and Ʋselesness of the old way of Physick, in respect of Method and Medicines, with a necessity of new. pag. 203.
CHAP. VII. A particular Inquiry into the main Philosophical Principles of the Profession of Physick. pag. 233.
CHAP. VIII. An Offer of divers other Particulars coside••ble, in order to the Practise of Py••ck. p. 279.
CHAP. IX. An Examination of divers old Do∣ctrines, which more immediately relate to the Practise of Physick. pag. 306.
The Reader is intreated to amend this Fault of the Press, and excuse the rest.
Medela Medicinae; OR, A Plea for the whole Profes∣sion and Professors OF PHYSICK.
CHAP. I. That it is for the good of Mankind there should be a Liberty allowed in the Profession of Physick.
CHAP. II. That there is a great alteration in the Diseases of this present Time, from what they were in the for∣mer.
CHAP. III. An Inquiry into the Causes of the Alteration of Diseases from their ancient State and Condition.
CHAP. IV. A further Proof of this great Alte∣ration, by inquiring into the manner of the complication of the Pox and Scurvy with other Diseases.
CHAP. V. An Inquiry into the Alteration of the Nature of Diseases, in reference to Vermination or Breeding of Worms.
Experiment I.
Experiment II.
Experiment III.
Experiment IV.
Experiment V.
Experiment VI
The Inference.
CHAP. VI. The Insufficiency and Uselesness of the old way of Physick, in respect of Me∣thod and Medicines, arguing a ne∣cessity of a new.
CHAP. VII. A particular inquiry into the main Phi∣losophical Principles of the Professi∣on of Physick.
CHAP. VIII. An Offer of divers other Particulars Considerable, in order to the Practise of Physick.
CHAP. IX. An Examination of divers old Doctrins which more immediately relate to the Practise of Physick.