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Edward Roth medical school notes and medical practice case books

Call Number: Ms Coll 47
Scope and Contents

The collection includes five notebooks of lecture and clinical notes from Bellevue Hospital Medical School, 1878-1880, covering anatomy, physiology, materia medica, obstetrics, diagnostics and therapeutics, diseases of women and children, nervous diseases, diseases of the genito-urinary system, and surgery. His clinical education notebook recorded the clinics he attended and the cases he observed at Bellevue Hospital and at Charity Hospital, Blackwell's Island. Four medical casebooks document his medical practice in New Haven from October 1891 to June 1893. They list over 1300 patient visits in the New Haven area, providing names, locations, and ailments. Indexes to each volume note the numbers of visits to each patient and fees charged. Although listed by the American Medical Association as an allopath, he may have been practicing an irregular form of medicine, as the ailments were general, his visits to patients were on a regular basis, and he recorded how many patients "renewed." A fifth case book contains a few pages of notes on patient visits made in Massachusetts in October, 1893.

Language of Materials

Notebooks are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

The volumes in this collection are in the public domain.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased in 2014.

1878-1880, 1891-1893
10 Items ( (volumes))
Related Names
Roth, Edward, 1859-1919
Language of Materials