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Author: Brugis, Thomas, fl. 1640?
Title: Vade mecum: or, a companion for a chyrurgion: fitted for times of peace or war. Compendiously shewing the yong artist the use of every severall instrument belonging to a chyrurgion; and the vertues and qualities of all such medicines as are needfull and necessary, with the maner of compounding them, according to the most approved authors. As also the perfect cure of green wounds, either incised or contused, ulcers, fistulaes, fractures, and dislocations. To which is added the maner of making reports before a judge of assize, of any one that hath come to an untimely end. By Tho. Brugis Doctor in Physick.
Publication Info: Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan Library
2011 December (TCP phase 2)
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Print source: Vade mecum: or, a companion for a chyrurgion: fitted for times of peace or war. Compendiously shewing the yong artist the use of every severall instrument belonging to a chyrurgion; and the vertues and qualities of all such medicines as are needfull and necessary, with the maner of compounding them, according to the most approved authors. As also the perfect cure of green wounds, either incised or contused, ulcers, fistulaes, fractures, and dislocations. To which is added the maner of making reports before a judge of assize, of any one that hath come to an untimely end. By Tho. Brugis Doctor in Physick.
Brugis, Thomas, fl. 1640?, Cross, Thomas, engraver. fl. 1632-1682,

London: Printed by T.H. for Thomas Williams at the sign of the Bible in Little Britain, 1652 [i.e. 1651]
Subject terms:
Surgical instruments and apparatus
Medicine
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A77712.0001.001

Contents
title page
frontispiece
The Preface.
VADE MECUM: OR, A Companion for a Chyrurgion.
Honey.
Certaine instructions concerning the use of such instruments as I have mentioned in this Book.
Of the ordinary Sizzers.
Of the Spatula.
Of the small Probes.
Of the Uvula Spoone.
Of the Levatory.
Of the stitching Quill and Needles.
Of the Director.
Of the Forceps.
Spatula Linguae.
The Flegme
subpart
Of first of Basilicon.
Liniment of Arcaeus.
The golden Oyntment.
Ʋnguent Apostolorum.
Lukatullies Balsome.
Cerae albae, three ounces.
Ʋnguent Diapompholigos.
Unguent Nutritum, or Triapharmacum.
Desiccativum rubrum
Emplaisters.
And first of Sticticum Paracelsi.
The maner of preparing it is thus.
Diacalciteos or Diapalma,
Emplaister of Bettony,
Emplaistrum Griseum, or of Lapis Calaminaris.
Of the compound Mellilot Emplaister.
Of Dyachilon parvum.
Dyachilon magnum, with gummes.
Emplastrum Oxycroceum,
Emplastrum de minio.
Emplaistrum Ceroneum.
Basilicon magnum Vigo.
Emplaistrum Diasulphuris.
Emplaistrum necotiani.
Sir Philip Paris Emplaister,
And first of Aegyptiacum.
Album Camphoratum.
Ʋnguentum Populeon.
Unguentum Dialthaea.
Mel saponis.
Ʋnguentum Arregon.
Ʋnguent Martiatum.
Ʋnguentum Agrippae.
Ʋnguentum Tutiae.
Ʋuguentum Splenicum,
Oyle of Roses.
Oyle of Dill,
Oyle of Camomile.
Oyle of Wormes.
Oyle of Lillies.
Oyle of Rue,
Oyle of Pepper.
Oyle of Fox.
Oyle of Castoreum.
Oyle of Euphorbium
Oyle of Amber.
Oyle of Nutmegs.
Oyle of Costus.
Ole of Wax.
Oyle of St. Johns wort compound.
Oyle of Elders.
Linseed-oyle.
Oyle of Eggs.
Oyle of Whelps.
Oyle of Bayes.
Oyle of Sweet-Almonds,
Oyle of Bitter-Almonds.
Oyle of Vitriol.
Oyle of Sulphur.
Oyle of Brick-bats, or Tyle-stones.
Oyle of Turpentine.
Oyle of Spike.
Oyle of Antymony.
Oyle of Myrtiles.
Oyle of Origanum.
Of Waters.
And first of Mint Water.
Sassafras Water.
Water of Cardus benedictus.
Triacle Water.
Water of Damask Roses.
Red Rose Water,
White Rose water.
Plantaine Water,
Balme Water.
Angelica Water.
Wormwood-water.
Anniseed-water,
Cynamon-water.
Aqua-Coelestis.
Doctor Stevens his Water.
The common Lotion,
Strong-Lye.
Vinegar of Wine.
Vingar of Roses.
Spirit of Wine.
Of Syrups.
And first, Of Syrup of Wormwood.
Syrup of Lymons.
Syrup of Poppies.
Syrup of Roses solutine.
Syrup of Violets.
Oxymel simple.
Diamoron.
Syrup of Sloes.
Hony of Roses.
Conserves.
And first of Conserve of red Roses.
Conserve of Rosemary flowers,
Conserve of Borage flowers.
Conserve of Berberries,
Conserve of Quinces.
Conserve if Wood-sorrell.
Conserve of Sloes.
Of Electuaries.
And first of London Triacle.
Triacle Andromache.
Triacle Diatesseron.
Confection of Alkermes.
The electuary of the Egge.
Mithridate.
Diaphaenicon.
Diacatholicon.
Of Opiats.
Of Diascordium.
Laudanum Paracelsi.
Philonium Romanum.
Philonium Persicum.
Pilles.
Pillulae aureae, or Golden-pilles.
Pillullae Cochiae.
Pilles sine quibus, or without which I would not be.
Pilles of Ruffus.
Pilles of Euphorbium.
Laxatives.
Pulvis arthreticus.
Confection Hamech,
Benedicta laxativa.
Aloe Rosat.
Simples.
And first of Aloe.
Joleb.
Rubarb.
Polipody of the Oake,
Harts horne rasped.
Euphorbium,
Saffron,
Chyna.
Salsaparilla,
Guiacam,
Licorice.
Juice of Licorice,
Powder of Licorice,
French-barly,
Anniseeds
Fennel-seeds
Caraway-seeds.
Cummin-seeds
Linseed.
Fenugreek,
Sugar.
White-starch,
Nutmegs
Myrrhe.
Mastick.
Pitch.
Rosin.
Turpentine.
Waxe yellow and white.
Harts-suet.
Hogs-suet.
Sperma-ceti,
Dragons blood.
Cantharides
Bole-armeny
Allome
White Coperas,
Album graecum,
Trochisks of Red-lead.
Praecipitate.
Quicksilver.
Lapis medicamentosus.
Burnt Coperas,
Honey
Beane meale,
Barley meale.
Wheat flowre,
Mill-dust.
Wheat-bran.
Of the Crows-bills, Catch-bullets, and Terebellum.
Incision-sheers.
The Scrue-probe,
Dismembring-knife.
Of the Trafine.
Of the head-saw.
Of the dismembring-Saw.
Of the Speculum oris.
Speculum Ani.
Of the Cauterizing-irons.
Of large Spatulaes.
Forceps for Teeth.
Of the small siringe.
Of the Clister-siringe.
Of the Cathaeter.
Of the Cupping-glasses.
Of Blood-porrengers.
Of the Spatula mundana.
The Diet-Pot,
Weights, and Scales.
Of the Lancet.
Of Wounds.
Wounds dressed.
Ʋlcers.
The Cure of fractures and dislocations.
The operations of sundry Simples.
section
The manner how to make Reports.
A direction to know by the dayly judgement of the Moone, the danger of falling sick upon any of those dayes.
A Table of the Contents of severall things contained in this Booke.
Reader, before thou perusest this Treatise, cor∣rect these Errata's.
Bookes Printed, and are to be sold by Tho: Williams at his shop in Little-Brittaine.