Mirror of Literature,  12 (1828), 235–39.

Perils of the War of Independence in South America




Publications reviewed:

Miller 1828


Disease, Medical Treatment, Meteorology, Electricity

    Part of a lengthy extract describes the 'difficulty of respiration' experienced in regions of the Andes, which is attributed to 'occasional exhalations of metalliferous vapour', and details its treatment by 'opening the temporal artery' (238).

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