They found the doctor seated in his little study, clad in his dark camlet robe of knowledge, with his black velvet cap, after the manner of Boerhaave, Van Helmont, and other medical sages, a pair of green spectacles set in black horn upon his clubbed nose, and poring over a German folio that reflected back the darkness of his physiognomy.
2] Hermann Boerhaave (1668-1738), a celebrated Dutch physician and philosopher.
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In 1114, Herman Boerhaave
incorporated clinical bedside teaching at St.
It is believed to be one of just three known to exist - the other two are on display in The Netherlands' Boerhaave
Inventing Chemistry: Herman Boerhaave
and the Reform of the Chemical Arts.
In the theory of caloric matter, formulated by Hermann Boerhaave
at the beginning of the 18th century, and later developed by Antoine Lavoisier, heat, conceived as matter, becomes an object of chemistry.
The new Boerhaave
Building will feature teaching facilities, a sport centre with catering facilities and student housing.
's syndrome was originally described by Hermann Boerhaave
Even the religiously uncontroversial Herman Boerhaave
leaned toward a reductionist psychology, and Cook speculates that "it may even have been through puzzling out Boerhaave
's meanings on the relation between brain and mind that led La Mettrie into explicit materialism" (397), thus tying Dutch medical materialism directly to the radical enlightenment and the French Revolution.
5) Indications for surgery include Boerhaave
syndrome (esophageal rupture from violent retching), clinically unstable patients with sepsis, contamination of the mediastinum or pleural space, perforation with retained foreign bodies, and failed medical therapy.
(1668-1738), the renowned medical teacher of Leiden (The Netherlands), said, "The greatest Remedy for it [mental illness] is to throw the Patient unwarily into the Sea, and to keep him under Water as long as he can possibly bear without being quite stifled.