See also:English physician and pathologist, was
See also:born in
See also:London on the 31st of
See also:August 1812 . He was educated at Exeter, and being destined for the medical profession was articled to a surgeon in
See also:Maidstone . In 1833 he began his studies at
See also:Edinburgh, and in 1837 graduated with the highest honours . During the next four years he studied in
See also:Paris and Germany, and on his return to Edinburgh in 1841 published a
See also:Treatise on
See also:liver Oil as a Therapeutic
See also:Agent . In the same
See also:year he began to lecture as an extra-academical teacher on
See also:attention to the importance of the microscope in the investigation of disease; and as physician to the Royal Dispensary he instituted courses of " polyclinical
See also:medicine." In 1843 he was appointed
See also:professor of the institutes of medicine at Edinburgh, and performed the duties of that
See also:chair with
See also:great energy till incapacitated by failing
See also:health . He resigned in 1874 . In August 1875 he was able to be
See also:present at the
See also:meeting of the
See also:British Medical Association in Edinburgh, on which occasion he received the degree of LL.D., but the fatigue he then underwent brought on a relapse, and he was compelled to have the operation of lithotomy performed . He sank rapidly and died on the 25th of
See also:September at Norwich . His publications were very numerousincluding Lectures on Clinical Medicine (1850–1856), which in second and subsequent
See also:editions were called Clinical Lectures on the Principles and Practice of Medicine, and were translated into various
See also:languages, including
See also:Russian and
See also:Hindu; Leucocythaemia (1852), the first recorded cure of which was published by him in 1845; Outlines of Physiology (1858), reprinted from the 8th edition of the
See also:Encyclopaedia Britannica; Pathology and Treatment of Pulmonary
See also:Tuberculosis (1853); Textbook of Physiology (1871–1872) .
SIR WILLIAM STERNDALE BENNETT (1816-1875)
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