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Guide to the Cours de Mèdecine Cahier, 1905

Summary

Joséphine Collomb was a nursing student in 1905 at the Maison-êcole d'infirmières privées, founded by Léonie Chaptal in 1905 with a class size of 24 students, in the Plaisance quarter of Paris. Collection comprises a nursing manuscript notebook (179 pages) maintained in French by Joséphine Collomb during her studies at the Maison-êcole d'infirmières privées. There are 175 pages of notes and 4 pages listing medical instruments. Topics of the notes include microbes, sterilization, operating in the countryside, a nurse's duties, suturing, dressing, antiseptics, dislocation, setting limbs, contusions, burns, epistaxis, blood disorders, hypodermic injections, morphine, caffeine and its uses, ether, serotherapy, fevers, cauterizing, prophylaxis for cholera, measles, typhoid, and tuberculosis, with an explanation of causes and treatments. The volume includes a color map of France with a table of Départements.

Collection Details

Collection Number
RL.11489
Title
Cours de Mèdecine cahier
Date
1905
Creator
Collomb, Joséphine
Extent
0.6 Linear Feet, 1 item
Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Language
Materials in French

Collection Overview

Collection comprises a nursing manuscript notebook (179 pages) maintained in French by Joséphine Collomb during her studies at the Maison-êcole d'infirmières privées. There are 175 pages of notes and 4 pages listing medical instruments. Topics of the notes include microbes, sterilization, operating in the countryside, a nurse's duties, suturing, dressing, antiseptics, dislocation, setting limbs, contusions, burns, epistaxis, blood disorders, hypodermic injections, morphine, caffeine and its uses, ether, serotherapy, fevers, cauterizing, prophylaxis for cholera, measles, typhoid, and tuberculosis, with an explanation of causes and treatments. The volume includes a color map of France with a table of Départements. Acquired as part of the History of Medicine Collections.

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[Identification of item], Cours de Mèdecine Cahier, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Contents of the Collection

Cahier
Box 1
 

Historical Note

Joséphine Collomb was a nursing student in 1905 at the Maison-êcole d'infirmières privées, founded by Léonie Chaptal in 1905 with a class size of 24 students, in the Plaisance quarter of Paris.


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Provenance

The Cours de Mèdecine Cahier were received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library as a purchase in 2017.

Processing Information

Processed by Alice Poffinberger, June, 2017

Accessions described in this collection guide: 2017-0083