Tobias Smollett consults a French physician in 1763

Forrester, J. M.
May 1999
Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine;May1999, Vol. 92 Issue 5, p258
Academic Journal
The article focuses on Tobias Smollett's consultation with a French physician in 1763. Smollett was a novelist born in the west of Scotland in 1721. Smollett was the described to suffer from catarrh and he lived for another nine years. One of the famous novels written by Smollett is "Humphry Clinker." Upon his death, an Italian doctor noted colic, diarrhea, convulsions and fever.


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