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MEDICAL HISTORY
OF THE
EXPEDITION TO THE RIVER NIGER
DURING THE YEARS 1841-2.

CONTENTS


CHAPTER I.

HISTORY OF THE EXPEDITION.

Section I. — Preliminary History — Object of the Expedition — Steam Vessels — Preparation of the Vessels — Ventilation — Victualling — Medicines — Selection of Crews — Vital Statistics of the Crews on the departure of the Expedition

Section II. — Journal of the Voyage to the Nun branch of the Niger — General Orders — Selection of Blacks at Sierra Leone — Amelia brigantine added to the Expedition — State of Health on entering the River

Section III. — Journal of Proceedings in the River until the arrival at Iddah, in the kingdom of Eggarra, that is, until the Invasion of the Fever

Section IV. — Journal of Proceedings to the Completion of the Expedition

Section V. — Vital Statistics of the Expedition at its close

CHAPTER II.

HISTORY OF THE FEVER.

Section I. — Description — Morbid Anatomy of the Fever

Section II. — Sequences of the Fever

Section III. — Causes of the Fever

Section IV. — Treatment of the Fever

Section V. — Cases

CHAPTER III.

Section I. — State of Medicine in the Niger

Section II. — Ventilation

Section II. — Meteorology

Section II. — Geology of the Niger

PLATES.

Nufi Man

Obi’s Son

Geological Section

Plan of Ventilation

Chart of the Niger


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