Dr. Wyer's Treatment for Delirium

[ Dr. Wyer's Treatment for Delirium ] Dr. William James Almon

Contributors
Contributor Role
Compiler
Contributor Name
Dr. William James Almon

Date: Late 18th century; exact date unknown.

Publication Format
Manuscript

Type
Medicine

Symptoms
delirium
low spirits
nervous fever

Ingredients
opium

Places
Halifax
Nova Scotia
Cambridge
Massachusetts
America

Source: Manuscript Notebook of Dr. William James Almon
Institution: Nova Scotia Archives | Source Origin: Almon Family Fonds | Reference: MG 1 / Microfilm Reel 10,045

Description

A brief account of Dr. Wyer's using opium to treat delirium, low spirits, and nervousness, p. 63.


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Transcription

Dr Wyer knew a case where the Patient labourg
under Delirium great lowness of spirit &
in low Nervous fever saved by Opium-
 

Annotations
Dr Wyer
The Medical Communications of the Massachusetts Medical Society, Vol. 1, 59 Article 5 (1808) identifies a "late Dr. Edward Wyer as Fellow of the Massachusetts Medical Society, and Physician at Halifax, Nova Scotia."