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Author: Sennert, Daniel, 1572-1637.
Title: Nine books of physick and chirurgery written by that great and learned physitian, Dr Sennertus. The first five being his Institutions of the whole body of physick: the other four of fevers and agues: with their differences, signs, and cures.
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Print source: Nine books of physick and chirurgery written by that great and learned physitian, Dr Sennertus. The first five being his Institutions of the whole body of physick: the other four of fevers and agues: with their differences, signs, and cures.
Sennert, Daniel, 1572-1637.

London: printed by J.M. for Lodowick Lloyd, at the Castle in Corn-hill, 1658.
Alternate titles: Institutions of fundamentals of the whole art, both of physick and chirurgery First ground or fundamentals of the whole art of physick, and chirurgery Doctor D. Sennertus of agues and fevers
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Includes: The institutions or fundamentals of the whole art, both of physick and chirurgery, with separate dated title page; The first ground or fundamentals of the whole art of physick, and chirurgery, with a caption title; Doctor D. Sennertus of agues and fevers, (Wing S2538) with a separate dated title page, pagination and register.
With a table of contents.
Page 492 misnumbered 472.
With an [8] p. advertisement section bound in before "Doctor Sennertus of agues and fevers".
Imperfect; pages cropped and stained, with faded print and slight loss of text.
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Medicine -- Early works to 1800.
Medicine -- Formulae, receipts, prescriptions -- Early works to 1800.
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Contents
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To the Lovers of the Study of Physick, especially those who desires to attain to the true knowledge thereof.
The Contents of the Chap∣ters of the five following Books.
THE FIRST GROUND OR FUNDAMENTALS Of the whole Art of PHYSICK, AND CHIRURGERY.
CHAP. I. Of the Nature of Physick.
CHAP. II. Of the Division of Physick.
CHAP. III. Of Health.
CHAP. IV. Of Temperaments.
CHAP. V. Of Innate Heat.
CHAP. VI. Of Spirits.
CHAP. VII. Of the natural constitution of Organick parts, and the com∣mon Unity of parts alike, and not alike, called similar and dis∣similar parts.
CHAP. VIII. Of the faculties of the Soul, and of the differences of actions i mans body.
CHAP. IX. Of the Natural faculty; and first of Nutrition, and Augmentation.
CHAP. X. Of Generation.
CHAP. XI. Of the Vital Faculty.
CHAP. XII. Of the Animal Faculty, and first of the external senses.
CHAP. XIII. Of the Internal Senses.
CHAP. XIV. Of the Intellective Faculty.
CHAP. XV. Of the desire and moving faculty.
THE SECOND BOOK.
PART I. OF DISEASES.
CHAP. I. Of the nature of a Disease.
CHAP. II. Of the differences of Diseases.
CHAP. III. Of Diseases of Intemperature.
CHAP. IV. Of Diseases of the whole substance or of hidden qualities.
CHAP. V. Of Organick Diseases.
CHAP. VI. Of Diseases of Conformation.
CHAP. VII. Of Diseases in Number.
CHAP. VIII. Of Diseases of Magnitude.
CHAP. IX. Of Diseases of Composition.
CHAP. X. Of Diseases of Solution of Unity.
CHAP. XI. Of the Accidental and common differences of Diseases.
CHAP. XII. Of the Times of Diseases.
THE SECOND BOOK. PART. II. Of the Causes of DISEASES.
CHAP. I. Of the Causes of Diseases.
CHAP. II. Of things which are the Causes of a Disease, and first of Non-naturals.
CHAP. III. Of the internal causes of Diseases, and first of fulnesse of Blood.
CHAP. IV. Of Phlegm.
CHAP. V. Of Choller.
CHAP. VI. Of Melancholly.
CHAP. VII. Of the Serous Humour, and of Wind.
CHAP. VIII. Of humours according to the opinion of latter Physitians, and of Chymists.
CHAP. IX. Of the generation of Stones and Worms.
CHAP. X. Of the causes of Diseases, of Intemperature without Matter.
CHAP. XI. Of the causes of distemper with matter.
CHAP. XII. Of the causes of Diseases of the whole substance.
CHAP. XII. Of the causes of Organick Diseases.
CHAP. XIIII. Of the causes of Diseases of Solution of Unity.
Book. II. PART. III. OF SYMPTOMES.
SECT. I. Of the Differences of Symp∣tomes.
CHAP. I. What a Symptome is.
CHAP. II. Of the causes and differences of Symptomes in general.
CHAP. III. Of the differences in general of actions hindered.
CHAP. IV. Of the Symptomes of the Natural faculty.
CHAP. V. Of the Symptomes of the vital faculty.
Of the Symptomes of the external senses.
CHAP. VII. Of the Symptomes of the Internal senses.
CHAP. VIII. Of the Symptomes of the motive Faculty.
CHAP. IX. Of the Symptomes wherein all, or most part of the animal actions are hurt.
CHAP. X. Of the Symptome of the changeable qualities of the Body.
CHAP. XI. Of the Symptomes of Excretions and Retentions.
Book. II. PART. III. SECT. II. OF THE CAUSES OF SYMPTOMES.
CHAP. I. Of the causes of the Symptomes of the natural faculty.
CHAP. II. Of the Causes of the Symptomes of the vital faculty, and of the hindrance of respiration.
CHAP. III. Of the causes of the Symptomes of the external senses.
CHAP. IV. Of the causes of the Symptomes of the internal senses.
CHAP. V. Of the causes of the Symptomes of the mooving faculty.
CHAP. VI. Of the causes of Symptomes wherein all or most animal actions are hurt.
CHAP. VII. Of the causes of Symptomes which happen to qualities changed.
CHAP. VIII. Of the causes of Symptomes in those things that are sent forth and retained.
Book. III.
PART. I.
SECT. I. OF SIGNES In General. Of the Difference and Heads of Signs.
CHAP. I. Of the necessity and benefit of the Method of Signs.
CHAP. II. Of the differences of Signs.
CHAP III. Of the heads of Signs.
Sect. 2. Of knowing the Tempera∣ture of Mans Body, and of his Principal Parts.
CHAP. I. Of the Signs of a wholesome Body.
CHAP. II. Of the Signs of Bodies differing from the best con∣stitution.
CHAP. III. Of the signs of the constitution of the brain.
CHAP. IV. Of the signs of the constitution of the heart.
CHAP. V. Of the signs of the constitution of the Liver.
CHAP. VI. Of the signs of the temperature of the Testicles.
CHAP. VII. Of the signs of the constitution of the stomach.
CHAP. VIII. Of the signs of the constitution of the Lungs.
Book. III. PART. I. SECT. I. OF URINES.
CHAP. I. Of the abuse of inspection of Ʋrines.
CHAP. II. Of the differences of Urine, and first of the substance of Urine.
CHAP. III. Of the Contents in Urine.
CHAP. IV. Of the causes of the various consistence of Vrines.
CHAP. V. Of the causes of colours in Vrines.
CHAP. VI. Of the causes of an oyly Vrine, and of other differences.
CHAP. VII. Of the causes of smell, quantity, and such like accidents.
CHAP. VIII. Of the causes of Contents in Vrines of those that are sound.
CHAP. IX. Of the causes of Contents in Vrines of those that are sick.
CHAP. X. Of the causes of changes in Vrines.
CHAP. XI. VVhat is to be observed in the Inspection of Vrines.
CHAP. XII. What may be discerned and foretold by a Vrine.
Book. III. PART. I. SECT. IV. OF PULSES.
CHAP. I. What a Pulse is.
CHAP. 2. Of the simple differences of Pulses.
CHAP. III. Of the compound differences of Pulses.
CHAP. IV. Of an equall and unequall Pulse.
CHAP V. Of the order and Harmony amongst Pulses.
CHAP VI. Of certaine things necessarily requisite to dis∣tinguish Pulses by.
CHAP. VII How to know the differences of simple Pulses.
CHAP. VIII. How to know the Respective differences of Pulses.
CHAP. IX. Of the causes of Pulses in generall.
CHAP. X. Of the causes of the simple differences of Pulses.
CHAP, XI. Of the causes of the respective differences of Pulses.
CHAP. XIII Of the causes of varying of Pulses.
CHAP. XIII. What the simple differences of Pulses signifie and presage.
CHAP. IV. What the other differences of Pulses signifie & presage.
CHAP. XV. What Pulses presage health, or death.
CHAP. XVI. Of signes to be observed from the Tongue.
THE THIRD BOOK. THE SECOND PART. Of the Diagnostick Signes.
CHAP. I. Of the Signes of Causes in generall.
CHAP. II. Of the Signes of Causes, and of Humours in par∣ticular.
CHAP. III. Of the Signes of Diseases.
CHAP. IIII. How to know the parts affected.
CHAP V. How to know Symptomes.
THE THIRD BOOK, PART THE THIRD: Of the Prognostick SIGNS.
CHAP. I. Of the severall kinds of Prognostick Signes.
CHAP. II. Of those kinds of Signes by which the times of Dis∣eases may be known.
CHAP. III Of the signes of times of Diseases in particular.
CHAP IV. Of the signes by which we may foretell the event of a disease.
CHAP. V. How to presage of life and death from the error and faults of actions.
CHAP. VI. Of the signes of life and death which are taken from excretions and retentions.
CHAP. II. Of the signes of health and of death which are taken from the mutations of the qualities of the body.
CHAP. VIII. Of knowing the time, longitude, brevity and event of a disease.
CHAP. IX. How many mutations there are of diseases, and the manners, and what a crisis is.
CHAP. X. Of the causes, differences, manner, and time of Judg∣ment.
CHAP. XI. Of Criticall daies.
CHAP. XII. Of the causes of Criticall daies.
CHAP XIII. Of the signes of crisis in generall.
CHAP. XIIII. Of the signes of differences in Crisis.
CHAP. XV. The signes of a crisis to come by excretion and Impos∣thumation.
CHAP XVI. Through what places there will be excretion and where there will be impostumation.
CHAP XVII. Of the time of the Crisis.
THE FOURTH BOOK,
PART the I. Of things necessary for the pre∣servation of Health.
CHAP. I. What things appertaine to the Doctrine of the pre∣servation of Health, and how many kinds there are of necessary causes for the preservation and defence thereof.
CHAP. II. Of Aire.
CHAP. III. Of meate.
Meates from plants.
Meates from living Creatures.
CHAP. IV. Of drinke.
CHAP. V. Of the passions of the mind, and of the exercise and rest of the body.
CHAP. VI. Of Sleeping, and waking.
CHAP VII. Of Bathes.
CHAP. VIII. Of Excretions and Retentions, and of Venery.
THE FOURTH BOOK, PART II. Of the Method of the preservation of Health.
CHAP. I. Of those things which are to be observed by all for the preservation of health.
CHAP II. Of the cure of little ones not yet borne, and of the dyet of women with child,
CHAP III. Of the Diet of Infants, and thence forward untill 21. yeares of Age.
CHAP. IV. Of the Diet of middle Age,
CHAP. V. Of the dyet of old men.
CHAP. VI. Of the Dyet of such as are out of temper and of neu∣ters.
THE FIFTH BOOK,
PART 1. Of the Materialls for Cure.
SECT. I. Of Medicines.
CHAP. I. What a Medicine is.
CHAP. II. Of the faculties of Medicines in generall.
CHAP. III. Of the first faculties of Medicines.
CHAP IV. Of Medicines proper to every part, or of corroba∣rating Medicines.
CHAP. V. Of extenuating, and preparing of humours.
CHAP. VI. Of Emollients, Relaxing, Rarfying. &c.
CHAP II. Of Medicines easing paine and causing rest.
CHAP. VIII. Of drawing and Repelling Medicines.
CHAP. IX. Of Ripening things, and such as generate quitture; also of such as generate flesh and Brawny flesh, of such as dry and cleanse green wounds and cause Cicatrizing, and of such as generate seed and milke.
CHAP. X. Of such things as make the skin red, of such as cause Blisters, and of such as cause scabs, or pustules, of burning things, of Corrosives, Putrifactives and of such things as take away haire, and ex∣tinguish milke and seed.
CHAP XI. Of Medicines purging through the Paunch.
Cholagogues, or the milder purgers of choler.
Stronger Purgers of Choler.
The milder purgers of Phlegme.
The stronger Purger of Phlegme.
The milder Purgers of Melancholy and black humours.
The stronger purgers of Melancholy and adust humors.
Hydragogues and such as evacuate aqueous humours.
CHAP. XII. Of Medicines that cause vomits.
CHAP XIII. Of Medicines causing Ʋrine.
CHAP XIV. Of Medicines provoking sweats.
CHAP. XV. Of Diaphoreticks and Medicines, discussing wind.
CHAP. XVI. Of provoking courses, expelling the secundine, and a dead child.
CHAP. XVII. Of Medicines that breake the stone.
CHAP. XVIII. Of Errhines, Sternutatories, and Apophlegma∣tismes.
CHAP. XIX Of things causing spittle.
CHAP. XX. Of Medicines killing and expelling wormes.
CHAP. XXI. Of drugs good against Poyson.
CHAP XXII. Of the manner of finding out the vertue of Medi∣cines.
THE FIFTH BOOK, PART. I. SECT. II. OF CHYRƲRGERY.
CHAP I. Of Chyrurgery in generall.
CHAP II. Of putting together, and binding in generall.
Of Swadling.
Of Cerots or Bolsters.
Of Splents.
Of Binders.
Of fit placing of a member that is bound.
CHAP III. Of Coaptation of broken bones.
CHAP IV. Of restoring of bones that are out of joynt.
CHAP. V. Of the putting together of the soft and fleshy parts.
CHAP. VI. Of correcting of Bones that are represt or set a∣wry.
CHAP. VII. Of disjunction in generall, and of dissection of soft parts.
CHAP VIII. Of Section of Bones.
CHAP. IX. Of Burning.
CHAP. X. Of drawing of things out of the body which were sent into the body from without
CHAP. XI. Of drawing out of things generated in the body ac∣cording to nature, but retained in the body beyond the limits of nature.
CHAP. XII. Of taking away the corrupt parts of the body.
CHAP. XIII. Of freeing and taking away things generated in the body contrary to nature.
CHAP XIIII. Of the restitution of parts that are lost, or of the Chyrurgery of imperfect parts.
THE FIFTH BOOK, PART. II. Of the Method of healing.
SECT. I. Of shewing how to preserve health.
CHAP I. Of the Method of healing and of indications in gene∣rall.
CHAP II. Of Indicants.
CHAP III. Of the concord, and discord of Indicants.
CHAP. IV. Of Indicates.
CHAP. V. What Morbifique causes indicate, and peculiarly of purging of a juice in the body which causeth ill digestion.
CHAP. VI. Of the time fit for purging of a disease.
CHAP VII. Of preparation and concoction of humours.
CHAP VIII. Of the quantity of purgation.
CHAP. IX Of the place by which purgation ought to 〈◊〉 made.
CHAP. X. Of the due Administration of Purgers.
CHAP. XI. Whether it be lawfull to sleepe having taken a purge.
CHAP. XII. Whether it is best after purging, to use cleansing, and abstergent medicines.
CHAP XIII. Of Evacuation by Ʋrine
CHAP. XIV. Of evacuation by sweate.
CHAP. XV. Of particular Evacuations.
CHAP. XVI. Of the abating abundance of blood with Leaches, Cupping-glasses, Scarrifications &c.
CHAP XVII. Of opening a veine.
CHAP. XVIII. Of Revulsion.
CHAP. XIX Of Derivation.
CHAP. XX. Of Repulsion.
CHAP. XXI. Of Interceptings.
CHAP. XXII. Of discussing.
CHAP. XXIII. Of Softning and Ripening of matter.
THE FIFTH BOOK, PART II. SECT. II. Of shewing how to cure.
CHAP. I. Of diseases of Intemperature.
CHAP. II. Of curing diseases of the whole substance.
CHAP III. Of the cure of diseases of Conformation.
CHAP. IV. Of the cure of Diseases of number.
CHAP. V. Of curing diseases of magnitude.
CHAP VI. Of curing diseases in scituation and connexion.
CHAP. VII. Of the cure of Solution of Continuity.
CHAP. VIII. Of the cure of oppressing and urging Symptomes.
THE FIFTH BOOK, PART II. SECT. III. Of the vitall Indication.
CHAP. I. What doth Indicate Dyet in those that are sick.
CHAP. II. What things belongs to Dyet.
CHAP III. How many sorts there are of Dyet, and which agrees to which diseases.
CHAP. IV. Of the right Administration of the Dyet of sick per∣sons.
THE FIFTH BOOK, PART III. Of the Compositions of Medicines.
SECT. 1. Of preparing and compounding of Drugs in general.
CHAP. I. Of the necessity and profit of preparing and Com∣pounding simple Medicines.
CHAP. II. What things are necessary for the artificiall prepa∣ration and Composition of Medicines.
CHAP. III. Of the weights of Medicines.
CHAP. IV. Of Physicall measures.
CHAP. V. Of Doses of Medicines.
The Doses of Purgers.
THE FIFTH BOOK, PART III. SECT. II. Of Operations necessary for the preparation, and composi∣tion of Medicines.
CHAP. I. Of the parts of Pharmacopoeia.
CHAP. II. Of the kinds of heate.
CHAP. III. Of the first rank or forme of operations of Breaking, Sleeking, or making plaine, Shaving and File∣ing.
CHAP. IV. Of the second ranke or forme of operations.
CHAP. V. Of the third manner of Operations.
THE FIFTH BOOK, PART III. SECT. III. Of the Formes of Medicines.
CHAP. I. The Division of Medicines.
CHAP. II. Of Decoctions.
Purging Decoctions.
CHAP III. Of Infusions and other purging Potions.
CHAP. IV. Of Medicinal Wines, drinks of honey and Water sodden together, of Wine mingled with Honey, of Oxymel, of Medicinal Vinegar, Decoction or Barley-water, also of Clarified Juices.
CHAP. V. Of distilled Waters and Spirits.
CHAP. VI. Of Oyles.
CHAP VII Of Syrups and Juleps.
CHAP. VIII. Of Emulsions and other Mixtures, bringing or causing milk, and of strengthning things.
CHAP. IX. Of Tinctures, and Extracts, and liquid dissolutions.
CHAP. X. Of Conserves, Preserves, and medicinal Juices.
CHAP. XI. Of Electuaries.
CHAP. XII. Of Eclegmaes, and Lohochs.
CHAP XIII. Of Boles.
CHAP. XIV. Of Powders, and Trageis, or Comfits.
CHAP. XV. Of Salts.
CHAP. XVI. Of Croces.
CHAP. XVII. Of flours and Sublimates.
CHAP. XVIII. Of Precipitates.
CHAP. XIX. Of Glasses, Regalls and certain Chymicall Powders.
CHAP. XX. Of Comfits, little round Cakes, and Morsells, and such like.
CHAP. XXI. Of Trochees.
CHAP. XXII. Of Pills.
CHAP. XXIII. Of Suppositers.
CHAP. XXIV. Of Clysters.
CHAP. XXV. Of Injections into the Wombe, and of Pes∣saries
CHAP. XVI. Of those things which are injected into the Yard, and Bladder.
CHAP. XXVII. Of washings of the mouth, and Gargarismes
CHAP. XXVIII. Of Medicines that draw away Phlegme.
CHAP. XXIX. Of Medicines to rub, and cleanse the Teeth.
CHAP. XXX. Of Medicines put into the Nose, and to provoke snee∣zing.
CHAP. XXXI. Of sweet Smells, Perfumes, and Odoriferous, Bal∣somes.
CHAP. XXXII. Of those things which are put into the Eares.
CHAP. XXXIII. Of Liquid medicines for the eyes.
CHAP. XXXIV. Of Oyles and Balsomes.
CHAP. XXXV. Of Linements and Oyntments.
CHAP. XXXVI. Of Cerots, and Emplaisters.
CHAP. XXXVII. Of Cataplasmes.
CHAP. XXXVIII. Of Medicines to take away Haire, Salves made of Mustard, Medicines causing Wheales, or Pusties in the body, and Vesicatories, or Medi∣cines that cause Blisters.
CHAP XXXIX. Of Epithems (which are somewhat moister then Plaisters) Medicines made of Vinegar and Roses, and of Medicines applied to the Temples, to stop fluxes of Rehume from falling to the eyes.
CHAP. XL. Of Medicines applyed Plaister-wayes to mittigate paine, and of little Bags.
CHAP. XLI. Of Embrocations, Lotions, and Bathes.
CHAP. XLII. Of Soapes.
CHAP. XLIII. Of Cauteries.
Bookes Printed for LODO LLOYD, and sold at his Shop next the Castle-Tavern in CORNHILL.
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To the Reader, HEALTH and SAFETY.
The Table.
Book I. Of Fevers in General, and of an Ephemera, and of a Sy∣nocha with Putrefaction.
CHAP. I. Of the Nature of a Fever.
CHAP: II. Of the causes of Fevers in general.
CHAP. III. Of the Symptomes of a Fever in general.
CHAP. IV. Of the differences of Fevers in general.
CHAP. V. Of the cure of Fevers in general.
CHAP. VI. Of the Fever Ephemera.
CHAP. VII. Of an Ephemera of more dayes, and of a Synocha without pu∣trefaction.
BOOK II. Of Putred Fevers.
CHAP. I. Of Putred Fevers in General.
CHAP. II. Of the differences of putred Fevers.
CHAP. III. Of the signes of putred Fovers in general.
CHAP. IV. Of the cure of putred Fevers in general.
CHAP. V. Of breathing of a vein.
CHAP. VI. Of Purging.
CHAP. VII. Of Concoction and Seperation of humours.
CHAP. VIII. Of Sudorificks and Diureticks.
CHAP. IX. Of Diet in putred Fevers.
CHAP. X. Of the differences of putred Fevers.
CHAP. XI. Of a continued putred primary Fever, and first of a Synocha in particular.
CHAP. XII. Of a Causus, or Burning Fever.
CHAP. XIII. Of continued Periodick Fevers in general, and of a continued Tertian.
CHAP. XIV. Of a continued Quotidian.
Of the Fever Epiala.
Of the Syncopal Fever.
CHAP. XV. Of a continued Quartane.
CHAP. XVI. Of Symptomatical Fevers.
CHAP. XVII. Of intermitting Fevers in general.
CHAP. XVIII. Of Intermitting Fevers in particular, and first of an Inter∣mitting Tertian.
CHAP. XIX. Of a Quotidian Intermittent.
CHAP. XX. Of an Intermitting Quartan.
CHAP. XXI. Of Compound Fevers, and Semi-Tertians.
The Third Book. Of a Hectick Fever.
CHAP. I. Of the Nature of a Hectick Fever.
CHAP. II. Of the signs of a Hectick Fever.
CHAP. III. Of the Cure of a Hectick Fever.
The Fourth Book. Of the Plague, and of Pestilential and Ma∣lignant Fevers.
CHAP. I. Of the Nature of the Pestilence.
CHAP. II. Of the causes of the Pestilence.
CHAP. III. Of Contagion.
CHAP. IIII. Of the signes of the Plague.
CHAP. V. Of preservation from the Pestilence.
CHAP. VI. Of the Cure of the Pestilence.
CHAP. VII. Of the Nature of a Pestilent and Malignant Fever, and of the difference of them from the Plague.
CHAP. VIII. To what kind of Fevers Pestilent and Malignant ones pertain.
CHAP. IX. Of the causes of a Pestilent and Malignant Fever.
CHAP. X. Of the Signs of Malignant and Pestilent Fevers.
CHAP. XI. Of the Cure of Malignant and Pestilential Fevers in general.
CHAP. XII. Of a Malignant Fever, with the Measles and Small Pox.
CHAP. XIII. Of the Spotted Fever.
CHAP. XIV. Of the English Sweat.
CHAP. XV. Of the Ungarick Disease.
CHAP. XVI. Of a Malignant Fever with the Cramp.
CHAP. XVII. Of a malignant Fever, with a Catarrh, and a Cough, and the Squincy.
CHAP. XVIII. Of the Cure of Symptomatical Fevers.