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John Douglas

 

 

 

 

 

John Douglas, an eminent lithotomist, brother of Dr James Douglas, physician to the Queen, was for some time surgeon to the Westminster Infirmary, and Fellow of the Royal Society.

 

He was the author of several medical controversial treatises, criticising the works of Chamberlain, Chapman, and Cheselden, most of which are now forgotten.

 

A list of their titles is subjoined.

            Syllabus of what is to be preferred in a course of Lectures on Anatomy. London, 1719, 4to.

            New method of making the high operation for Stone. London, 1720, 1723, 4to.

            Advertisement occasioned by some passages in Mannington Arms Diary. London, 1721, 8vo.

            Lithotomus Castratus, or Cheselden’s Treatise on the high operation for the Stone, examined. London, 1723, 8vo.

            An account of Mortifications, and of the surprising effects of bark in putting a stop to their progress. London, 1729, 1732, 8vo.

            Remarks on that pompous book entitled, Osteographia, or the Anatomy of the Bones, by Mr. Cheselden. London, 1735, 8vo.

            A short account of the state of Midwifery in London and Westminster, & c. London, 1736, 8vo.

            A Dissertation on the Venereal Disease. Lond. 1737, 8vo.

            A short Dissertation on the Gout. Lond. 1741, 8vo.

            Treatise on the Hydrocele. Lond; 1755, 8vo.

            An Answer to the Remarks on a Treatise on Hydrocele. London, 1758, 8vo. These Remarks were by Mr. Justamond.

            Account of the new method of cutting for the Stone. Phil. Trans. 1722. Abr. vi. p. 580.

            Surgical questions stated and answered. Ib. 1727. Abr. vii. p. 200.

 

 

He died in 1759

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